The ceremony and community of the Catholic Mass can feed the soul and refresh the faith of both Catholics and non-Catholics alike. According to the Columbia Encyclopedia, Catholic Mass services are standardized under Vatican regulation. So whether you're searching for a new Sunday evening Mass in your local area, or you're a visitor from out of town seeking a place to worship, it is easy to find a Mass in your geographic area using either online or offline tools. And since many churches offer Mass several times on Sundays, there are normally several choices.
Visit the website Mass Times. Zoom in until you see the state where you'd like to find a Sunday evening Mass.
Click on the pop-out menu option to "Show Nearby Churches." This will lead to a results page with a list of local churches and their Mass times.
Review the Mass times for each church in the local area of interest on the results page. Click on the name of each church with a Mass time that matches your availability to see its address, website, and contact information.
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Internet-enabled computer or mobile phone
If you find it easier, you may also visit the list of Catholic dioceses to seek out a diocese for the area where you want to locate a Sunday evening Mass. As illustrated by the dioceses list on Mass Times, there are thousands of Catholic churches in America, but Catholicism is more prominent in the New England and Northeast areas.
When away from home, don't forget you can ask hotel concierges and other staff and local residents to direct you to nearby Catholic churches.
You should call ahead and confirm the information listed on Mass Times with the church you plan to attend as the number or hours of Mass may have changed.
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