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QUAERITUR: Am I being selfish for not reading at Mass?

From a reader:
I am newly back to the Church (just over a year) and attend daily mass frequently (NO). [Great!] I have been approached twice now asking to either regularly do the readings or help out as a Eucharistic Minister. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Reading at Mass and “eye contact”

From a seminarian:
I wanted to know if the lector should keep eye contact while
proclaiming the word of God at Holy Mass? Many parish guidelines say that it’s important to keep eye contact.
Keep eye contact… presumably with the “audience” to which … Continue reading

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