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At Mass, what does it mean to exchange “the peace of Christ”?

July 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Liturgy

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Dear Father John: after the Our Father, we pass the peace of Christ, and I ponder that moment and its purpose in worship. Is it not for greeting one another in Christ–‘May the peace of Christ be with you?’ And that is how I pass the peace of Christ. Unfortunately, I too often come to Mass with the worries of the day swirling about me, and that little dust storm takes a while to settle... Read More

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