Keepin’ It Real: Why Sunday Mass is Important

No one is supposed to work on the Sabbath – not you, not your son or daughter, not your manservant or your lady-servant, not even your donkey or ox or Chia pet… nobody.

So that means you can (dare I say… should?) sleep until noon on Sundays, right? And if sleeping ‘til noon means missing Sunday Mass, then God is cool with it, right?

Why Do Catholics Have to Attend Sunday Mass?

When we skip Mass on Sunday, we are violating our covenant with God. We are saying to God, 'I don't need to be united to you. I don't need to worship you.' It may seem innocent, but we are actually declining His marriage proposal. We are not showing up for our own wedding.

When we make a decision to deny His invitation to covenant we are saying we don't want a relationship with Him. Because our God loves us and is a gentleman, he allows us to do this.

However, it’s a grave sin to miss Mass.