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Beyond “silent” mode: Etiquette for using your cell phone in church

Let’s be blunt. Most fellow pew-sitters will downright question your sense of decency if you pull out your smart phone during Mass and gaze at the screen. Etiquette is clear: use of a mobile device in a house of worship is not acceptable–taboo in most circles. Ask Emily Post. That being said, my husband and […]

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Read great Catholic eBooks on your cell phone: A guide to get you started

“The purpose of our lives as Catholics is to become saints. By God’s grace, we can collaborate with Him on that lifelong task. You know many of the ways already, and an indispensable one is spiritual reading, which is accessible to all who are literate.” –  Father C. John McCloskey, Read Any Good Books? A Plan for a […]

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We KNEW this was coming–using phone in church looks scandalous

My husband and I received a gentle but firm reprimand from a dear fellow parishioner. It came in the form of a note in the mail. We KNEW this probably was on people’s minds. We are glad this person was bold enough to offer charitable advice. How would you respond? Should you use your Missal […]

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