To many of the faithful, Holy Week without mass is such a foreign concept, Easter Sunday has been taken for granted. Even many who do not regularly attend mass (or even the nonbelieving) still always find themselves sitting down in a pew on Easter Sunday. This year millions of Catholics around the world will instead find themselves at home (hopefully) watching a livestream of mass instead.
What makes mass so special? Other than receiving the Body of Christ, mass in itself is a reminder of the suffering Jesus himself went through for our sake. This week, let’s all reflect on what we cannot attend in person.