Where can I find info on why Catholics do what they do at Mass?

I have not been able to find anything on the beauty of the Catholic Faith. Some of the biggest criticisms against the Catholic faith are that people just go through the motions, mass is too scripted, and that Jesus would not have wanted a faith where people are told how to worship. Any suggestions of places to find answers to these types of issues? or places to learn about the beauty of the Catholic faith?

Here’s what I recommend…

Why Do Catholics? By Paul Stenhouse

On Being Catholic
By Thomas Howard

Liturgy Explained
by Thomas Howard

If Your Mind Wanders at Mass by Thomas Howard

Why Do Catholics Do That?
By Kevin Orlin Johnson

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