Tag Archives: playing Mass

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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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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