Should we be kneeling during the Liturgy of the Eucharist?


I am a college student who just came to the Catholic church last year. The church that I regularly attended and went through RCIA with does not have kneelers, and I was largely ignorant of kneeling convention in the Liturgy of the Eucharist until I started going to a more traditional RC church.

I admit that I like the tradition and reverence of kneeling during the Liturgy of the Eucharist, and now it feels kind of wrong to not kneel at the more contemporary college-centric church.

Is the absence of kneeling a problem? Should I be troubled by it?


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