Time zone question


#1

Ok, A thought came to me (this doesn’t happen often so its exciting…jk).

Does anyone know if there is any time zone that does not have at least one Catholic Church in it?
I was thinking about the phrase “to Pray without Ceasing”
If there are no timezones without a Church in it, then mass, im sure, is actually celebrated every hour of every day.


#2

UTC-12 is uninhabited.


#3

There are several parishes that celebrate Mass more than once/day. Some have 5-7 Masses from 6.30am to 8pm and sometimes in different languages.


#4

The sacrifice of the mass being offered in perpetuity was prophecied was it not?

I saw a picture once of a “mass clock” in an old Missal, showing in a graphic how there was mass being affected around the clock.


#5

Not actually the following falls in utc 12
Malia Tupu Imakulata Cathedral

St. Mary’s Cathedral

Nuku’alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga


#6

The “World Mass Clock” is very cool. I’ve seen pamphlets on it and was able to buy a World Mass Clock medal as a gift for a friend.

https://udayton.edu/blogs/libraries/2016-11-11-millitary.php

“For military members unable to attend Mass due to their remote or dangerous locations, the missal offers a “Mass-Clock” and “Mass-Clock-Prayer.” The “Mass-Clock” displays all the time zones of the world, so that a Catholic could consult the clock, and find a time zone where morning Masses were being offered. The Catholic could then recite the “Mass-Clock-Prayer” to unite their prayers with the prayers of those Masses.”


#7

Mass is always being celebrated somewhere. It’s a fulfillment of scripture.

From the rising of the sun to its setting,

my name is great among the nations;

Incense offerings are made to my name everywhere,

and a pure offering;

For my name is great among the nations,

says the LORD of hosts.

(Malachai 1:11)

You can hear the same thing in the Eucharistic prayers.


#8

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