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At Mass, we unite ourselves with Catholics all over the world praying exactly as we do. You are not alone. You belong to a community; the body of Christ. You belong to the oldest, largest charitable institution on the planet. If as many people were all doing some other activity at the same time as we do at Mass, it would merit being in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Reason 15

Those in heaven are with us at Mass. At Mass, we can be closer to the ones we loved that are no longer with us here on earth than anywhere else. They are present in the liturgy of the Eucharist, because it is not limited by time or space. Christ’s death is an eternal event so we can all participate.

Reason 16

You cut yourself off from the body of Christ by your absence. The merits of Christ's passion flow out to you like blood that