Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why the Traditional Latin Mass is Awesome

I do not really dig the Western Rites anymore after having converted to Orthodoxy, but when they are done right, pardon the pun, they are beautiful.

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I love the Traditional Latin Mass. I do not have the privilege of being able to attend on a weekly basis because the nearest one is almost two hours away. When I do go, like I did this past Easter, it is always a breath of fresh air for me. I love it so much that I am going to express why I love the Latin Mass in 10 memes for your personal enjoyment. Here they are:

10.
The priests do not care how long it takes to say Mass.

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9.
The Latin Mass helps me to pray.
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8.
There is incense all the time.
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7.
People are actually reverent and love the Mass.
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6.
The homilies are all about catechizing the faithful.

5.
People dress appropriately.
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4.
The Latin Mass demands your utmost focus.

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3.
The architecture in traditional parishes conveys the majesty of God.
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2.
The norm in a Latin…

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About Joel

Joel is a 32 year old currently residing in the southeastern United States. His interests lay in philosophy and theology. He is a writer for The Christian Watershed.

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