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Next, leave home with time to arrive at church before Mass begins, preferably about five or 10 minutes.
Doing so allows everyone to have a few moments for prayer and to be ready to participate in the Mass.
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Actually, I have received several letters over the past few weeks concerning poor manners at church, even one from a new immigrant to our country.
Granted, there are legitimate reasons for having to use the bathroom during Mass.
However, I think that some children have just gotten into a routine: during the homily, go to the bathroom; during Communion, get the drink of water.
(Actually, no one should even be chewing gum in observance of the fasting law.) Those who leave their cigarette butts everywhere will probably end up in the same place.
I am always surprised at those "pillars of salt" who never open their mouths to sing or pray, or the pew potatoes who read the bulletin during the homily.
When arriving at church, discard any gum in a proper container.
There must be a special place in purgatory for those who stick gum underneath the pew.
Before entering the pew, be sure to genuflect, an important act of reverence to the presence of our Lord in the holy Eucharist in the tabernacle.
Also, please turn off the cell phones and the beepers; everyone not only can give some undivided attention to God, but also spare everyone else the distraction of a phone ringing or a beeper sounding during Mass.The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality for millions of moviegoers.