No Chewing Gum at Mass

by Steve Ray on January 18, 2012

Spit Your Gum Here before Mass

We visited Guadalupe Parish in Midland Texas and found this sign at the front door. I thought it was a good idea.

I recalled the girl sitting in front of me last Sunday at Mass chewing like a cow with smacking slurping sounds.

Gum at Communion is not a good idea either — chew, chew, “Body of Christ” chew, smack, chew, “Amen” chew, chew …

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Trip Cox January 18, 2012 at 8:20 PM

You might get a kick out of this old catechism Q&A, explaining how long we should abstain from spitting after communion:
http://www.optionc.net/2009/05/thou-shalt-not-spit/
Enjoy!

Ebeth January 19, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Oh!! this is so good, can’t tell you how many ADULTS come in looking like cows with their children to Mass….sigh

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