ASK FATHER: Lutheran service more reverent than the Sunday Mass
From a reader…
I’m on vacation visiting my sister in Orlando. I try a new parish every time I come because they all seem to be lacking in reverence.
(After Mass, I attended a Lutheran service with my sister’s family and it was more reverent without Jesus’s actual presence!)
Lots of abuses at Mass that I question but in particular I’d like to ask about the patens. They were glass, along with the chalices. After the Eucharist was distributed, an EMHC poured all the unused Eucharist into what looked like a large glass fruit bowl and carried it down the hall. I thought