Is it a sin...


#1

My husband who works long week days asked me if we could go on a canoeing/camping trip this next weekend. If we go there would be no access to a church. I got really quite when he asked because I feel that it is a sin to miss mass for a camping trip. He seems so excited about going and showing the kids how to camp. So I guess I am asking would it be a sin if we missed mass if there was no way to attended or should we forgo the trip.


#2

Ask your pastor for a dispensation to miss Mass. Then there’s no sin involved.


#3

Excellent response. Your pastor is the best person to guide you in this. Normally I would say plan your vacations around Mass attendance, but if your dh is not a praticing Catholic, than working this out within the Church’s guidelines is probably your best witness to him.


#4

Agreed. If you’re doing something where you would miss Mass if you did it, just ask your pastor to be dispensed.


#5

Thank you everyone for your responses. I will go and ask my pastor. :slight_smile:


closed #6

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