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Being away from the Body of Christ is perhaps the most difficult burden for faithful Catholics now. It’s a gift to have livestreamed Masses available. But it’s insufficient. We want Christ, his real tangible presence. We need him.
Bill Lahr, a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Doylestown found himself in tears missing the Holy Eucharist and the Mass. In distress, he prayed. Then an idea came. “If we can’t come into church to receive Jesus then we have to bring Jesus to the parish,” Bill thought, “even if it is one home at a time.”
So Bill called the parochial vicar at his parish, Father Harold McKale, a priest who he knew loved the traditions of the Catholic faith and the Holy Mass, and told him his idea. Father McKale didn’t hesitate to say yes.
He recognized the need. Father McKale explained, “Since the bishops essentially shut …