At 78 must I attend Mass regularly?

I just registered on here and need to ask whether I am obliged to attend Mass since I am 78 years old, a widow, and the closest Catholic Church is 66 miles away (round trip). I live in the Ozark Mountains. I do get EWTN on Cable and enjoy watching Mass daily. It’s getting harder and harder to go to Mass regularly. Suggestions? Thank you so much. Ms. Billie Signer


You are obliged to attend Sunday Mass to the extent that you can. At 78 that may not be possible every week. When you are able, by all means do so. When you can’t, God understands. You seem to be doing all the right things. God love you!

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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