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Idea for “Play Mass” kit for boys – UPDATED

UPDATE: 5 April:
From the nice folks who have this business.
We have had quite a few phone call orders for censors in the last several days…. I should have realized much quicker than I did that you were helping us.  Thanks!
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LEGO MASS SET BRICKS (yes… Legos for Mass!)

I’ll bet some of you played with Legos when you were young.  I’ll bet some of you still play with Legos.  I’ll bet some of you played Mass when you were young.  I hope none of you are playing Mass … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: playing Mass

I occasionally receive questions about or photos of boys “playing Mass”.
I received a photo from a reader of a lad being helped by a Dominican Sister of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist.   (NB: She is neither serving nor is … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Is it a sin for children to “play Mass”?

From a readerette:
A few years ago, my brother-in-law related a story that his family had invited their (then) pastor to dinner one night. When the pastor arrived at the home, he saw my brother-in-law, then a child, playing priest, and … Continue reading

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Kids playing Mass and burying a 60 year priest

We had the funeral Mass and burial of Fr. Leo Dolan today. Fr. Dolan had been a priest for 60 years, for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. His last few years involved not a little physical suffering. … Continue reading

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TOO CUTE WARNING! (Video of 3-yr old playing “Mass)

I have had posts in the past about children playing “Mass”.
Someone sent me a link to a video from an entry by Catholic blogger and classy guy Brandon Vogt, whom I met at the Catholicon meetup in Houston last August.
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QUAERITUR: Children “playing Mass”

From a reader:
Is it ok for a child to pretend to say Mass? After reading the following post and its comments I was beginning to be concerned (HERE).
I looked it up in Canon Law and saw similar things.
Obviously it would … Continue reading

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More photos of “play Mass”

It is interesting how one post can engender another.
This is from a reader:
Dear Father,
A friend forwarded our family a link from your site–a young boy had replicated the mass using some small plastic toys. We found it quite amusing because … Continue reading

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Play Mass

I occasionally receive note from parents whose children are interested in "playing Mass". 
This note came from a reader with photos.
Father Z.,
Sometimes I notice that you put up snippets and photos about children pretending to celebrate Mass.  My son, who … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Children playing Mass… but… girls?

I get a great Quaeritur via e-mail.
 
Father,
Thank you for your time and effort with WDTPRS and your website. [You’re welcome.]
I’m a father of three children, raised with my brother in the early ’60’s by our wonderful … Continue reading

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