THERE’S AN UP-SIDE TO
THAT PRE-MASS CHATTER
Catholics trying to pray often become quite incensed over the socializing that tends to go on before the start of Mass. And who can blame them? Preparing yourself for the solemnity of worship can be tough amid the din.
But believe it or not, there’s a positive aspect to much of this distracting chit-chat — as I explore in an essay for the Catholic online journal Aleteia.