Is it a sin to leave Mass early?

Exit sign (Unsplash/DDP)


When people duck out of Mass right after Communion, are they missing out? Or is it the Mass that's missing something? In this clip from "Ask Sister," Immaculate Heart of Mary Sr. Maxine Kollasch and her co-host, Franciscan Sr. Shannon Schrein, talk about that familiar sight of people leaving Mass early, grabbing a bulletin on the way out. A listener wonders: Does that show the Mass needs updating?

Click here to listen to the full "In Good Faith" podcast where this clip is from.

GSR shares clips from our friends at A Nun's Life Ministry. Check out full episodes of all their podcasts (Ask Sister, In Good Faith, Random Nun Clips and more, like the archived Motherhouse Road Trips) on their website,

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