Forgive me but I don’t know much about the Catholic Church at the moment. But I am enjoying every minute of learning about the faith. I have been visiting different Catholic Churches in the area and plan to start RCIA next year.
At one particular church when Daily Mass starts the priest walks in from a side entrance and announces the page number in the missile (I think) and we all recite it together. It’s not the daily reading. Just a short paragraph for that particular day. These missiles are about 300 pages and are located in the pews. Then after the first Daily Reading the lector refers back to the missile and reads from it and then we all respond with one sentence after each verse or so…but it’s not the Daily Reading. This book only has one of the Daily Readings for each day. This happens in both daily and Sunday Masses except on Sunday Masses the Priest walks in from the back behind the processional. But he still announces a page number in the missile when he is walking down the isle and we all start reading from it. I’m not Catholic…why does this church use missiles and others do not? Is this normal?