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Catholic Respect at Mass.

There can be found varied levels of respect in the celebration of Mass and of the Holy Eucharist. What do you do, or not do, in the celebration of Mass? This is for Catholics only, please.
We are to fast for one hour before receiving the Holy Eucharist, unless there are health reasons involved. Do you do this?
Yes, always.
Yes, sometimes.
No, for health reasons.
No, I didn't know.
No, I don't care.
We are to genuflect as a sign of respect to the presence of the Body of Christ upon entry to, and departure from our pew, unless one is physically unable. Do you do this?
Yes, always.
Yes, sometimes.
No, physically unable.
No, I didn't know.
No, I don't care.
We are to attend Mass on all days of obligation, including every Sunday. How often do you attend?
More than once a week.
Once a week.
Once a month.
Christmas and Easter.
Never.
Catholics are to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation anytime they are in a state of sin. How often do you do this?
Once a month or more.
Once every few months.
6 to 11 months.
Once per year. (Minimum requirement.)
Not in years.
Never.
It's a sin for Catholics to receive the Blessed Sacrament while in a state of unreconciled sin. If you find yourself in sin, how do you handle that?
I stay in my seat or receive a Blessing only.
I don't attend Mass.
I receive anyway, I'm too embarrased not to.
I receive anyway, I don't care.
I didn't know that was a sin.
There should be no talking before or after Mass in the Sanctuary, both for respect of the Holy Eucharist and those who want to pray. What do you do?
I don't chat before or after Mass.
I chat sometimes.
I chat all the time, but didn't know it was wrong.
I chat all the time, I don't care that it's wrong.
Catholics are to bow at the words 'By the power of the Holy Spirit, he was born of the Virgin Mary, and became man.' in the Creed or Profession of Faith. Do you do this?
Always.
Sometimes.
No, I didn't know I was supposed to.
No, I choose not to.
No, I don't care.
Catholics in the US are to bow before both forms of the Body and the Blood of Christ. Do you do this?
Yes, always.
Yes, sometimes.
No, I didn't know.
No, I don't care.
Catholics are permitted to receive the Body of Christ on the tongue or in the hand. I prefer to receive the Host,
On the tongue.
In the hand.
I'll do it both ways.
I don't receive.
Holding hands for the Lord's Prayer (Our Father)has become commonplace, but is not in the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM). For the Lord's Prayer I,
Don't hold hands, our Parish doesn't do that.
Don't hold hands, but in our Parish most do.
Hold hands, I like to.
Hold hands, but think it's wrong.
I don't care, either way is fine.
Regarding holding hands for the Lord's Prayer, if the person next to me didn't hold my hand I,
Would be offended.
Would wonder why.
Would understand.
Would be fine.
I arrive to Mass late, or leave Mass early.
Never.
Sometimes.
Often.
Only with serious reason.
I usually dress for Mass,
Formally, but not 'flashy'.
Formally, very haute couture.
Casually, for comfort.
Casual, but respectful.
For whatever I'm doing after Mass.
A little naughty.
I participate in Mass,
As an Extraordinary Minister of the Holy Communion.
As a Lector.
Altar Server.
As a Sacristan.
As an Usher/Greeter.
In other ways.
Not at all.
This poll was created on 2004-11-21 00:39:42 by cargopilot