Tag Archives: playing Mass

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 … 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, … 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. Fr. … Continue reading

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