Traditional Latin Mass FAQs

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1. What do you mean when you say that St. Michael’s is a traditional Roman Catholic parish?
2. I thought liturgy was a matter of personal preference — why is the traditional Latin Mass so important to you?
3. Why is the Mass offered in Latin?
4. Why does the priest face away from the people?
5. How can I participate in the Mass?
6. Why do the women wear veils in church?
7. Why is there a dress code?
8. What does “Tridentine” mean?
9. How old is the traditional Latin Mass?
10. Shouldn’t the liturgy reflect the times and the culture of people?
11. Isn’t the Latin Mass unsuitable for modern man?