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Why Mass?

Why Mass?

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Why Mass? : The Video Series

The Why Mass? video series was created for Catholics and non-Catholics alike. It begins with the basics of Catholic worship and ends with deeper explanations of the who, what, and why of Mass.

Why Mass? An Introduction to Catholic Worship
3:36 | Part 1 of 5 | Is Catholic Mass just for those who have it all together? Hardly! In this first video of the “Why Mass?” series, we explore faith in Jesus and the value of Sunday Mass for our real lives, struggles and all. If going to church doesn’t feel meaningful or you are looking for more in life. . . WATCH THIS SERIES! - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz8QBVBYKLyeVPNt_XvygZbhYd00X8PX9 An Introduction to Catholic Worship 3:36 Gathered as Community 3:51 - https://youtu.be/F17pDwulRm4 God Speaks to Us 3:32 - https://youtu.be/xZNShjdLzQA Jesus is our Bread of Life 4:37 - https://youtu.be/z_T82ltK_Ks Bringing Jesus to Others 4:12 - https://youtu.be/TvC4bH1ekyQ FIND OTHER RESOURCES to help you on your faith journey at: https://www.whymass.org/
Why Mass? Gathered as Community
3:51 | Part 2 of 5 | In a world of live-streaming and busy schedules – why physically gather for church on Sunday? In this second video of the “Why Mass?” series, we discuss the value of coming together as community. And we look at how the symbols and rituals of Catholic Mass are meant to engage us in holistic worship. WATCH THIS SERIES! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz8QBVBYKLyeVPNt_XvygZbhYd00X8PX9 An Introduction to Catholic Worship 3:36 - https://youtu.be/PGXWKTYq_yg Gathered as Community 3:51 God Speaks to Us 3:32 - https://youtu.be/xZNShjdLzQA Jesus is our Bread of Life 4:37 - https://youtu.be/z_T82ltK_Ks Bringing Jesus to Others 4:12 - https://youtu.be/TvC4bH1ekyQ FIND OTHER RESOURCES to help you on your faith journey at: https://www.whymass.org/
Why Mass? God Speaks to Us
3:32 | Part 3 of 5 | God does speak to us, though it’s not always as direct as we would like. In this third video of the “Why Mass?” series, we look at the central place of Scripture in the Catholic Mass. And how hearing God’s Word (the Bible) together helps us discern what God is saying and how to apply it to our lives, personally and communally. WATCH THIS SERIES! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz8QBVBYKLyeVPNt_XvygZbhYd00X8PX9 An Introduction to Catholic Worship 3:36 - https://youtu.be/PGXWKTYq_yg Gathered as Community 3:51 - https://youtu.be/F17pDwulRm4 God Speaks to Us 3:32 Jesus is our Bread of Life 4:37 - https://youtu.be/z_T82ltK_Ks Bringing Jesus to Others 4:12 - https://youtu.be/TvC4bH1ekyQ FIND OTHER RESOURCES to help you on your faith journey at: https://www.whymass.org/
Why Mass? Jesus is our Bread of Life
4:37 | Part 4 of 5 | In every Catholic church, the crucifix and altar point to the real gift Jesus offers us at Mass: "Himself!" In this fourth video of the “Why Mass?” series, we ponder the divine love revealed on the Cross and made available to us through the Last Supper. And how receiving such extraordinary love in the Eucharist can be transformative for ordinary us. WATCH THIS SERIES! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLz8QBVBYKLyeVPNt_XvygZbhYd00X8PX9 An Introduction to Catholic Worship 3:36 - https://youtu.be/PGXWKTYq_yg Gathered as Community 3:51 - https://youtu.be/F17pDwulRm4 God Speaks to Us 3:32 - https://youtu.be/xZNShjdLzQA Jesus is our Bread of Life 4:37 Bringing Jesus to Others 4:12 - https://youtu.be/TvC4bH1ekyQ FIND OTHER RESOURCES to help you on your faith journey at: https://www.whymass.org/

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