Can we volunteer to work on Easter if we need the money?


#1

My husband works in a factory that works 12-hour rotating shifts. That means that every other Sunday he has to work. I know this is okay but my question is that on Easter Sunday they are asking for volunteers to work at double time-and-a-half. We are not in dire need of the money at the moment but will be very soon. He would go into work at 7 PM so he can still attend Mass. Would it be sinful for him to volunteer? If he decides to and I don’t fight him on not doing it, or even kind of want him too, is it sinful for me as well?


#2

Working on Sunday because the money is needed to support the family is fine. And, thankfully, your husband can do so and still go to Mass for Easter as well.


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