As Catholics, we know we’re supposed to go to Mass every week. While there are exceptions, such as when we’re faced with illnesses, family emergencies or unsafe roads, it’s often the more mundane excuses that can keep us from attending our churches on a weekly basis. Some of us like to sleep in and rest after a hectic week. Others like to engage in outdoor activities on the weekend. Some people think it’s too hot or too cold to leave the comforts of home on a Sunday morning.
These excuses can make going to Mass each week seem like a chore. But whatever our reasons are for not going to Mass, there are many more reasons to go. Here are just seven of them to consider.