Until the 1960s, Catholics worshipped ad orientem, with priest and congregation facing the East during Mass. Originally Christians celebrated Mass before daybreak Sunday morning with the rising sun serving as a symbol of Christ’s resurrection […]
When a priest celebrates Mass ad orientem, he faces in the same direction as the congregation. / Alexey Gotovskiy/CNA.
Alajuela, Costa Rica, Aug 21, 2021 / 19:04 pm (CNA).
The Diocese of Alajuela, in the Northern region of Costa Rica, confirmed … […]