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The “New Testament” of Churchgoers: Virtual Mass


By Jessica Pedone Staff Writer On March 21, the Sacred Heart University community received an email stating that the Chapel of the Holy Spirit is pleased to bring you a video of weekly mass every week through Easter Sunday. Due to the coronavirus, elements within the church are not the same during Livestream. There is no holy water, the sign of peace is exchanged without physical contact or community around, and communion cannot be shared. Joseph G. Farias of Campus Ministry said, “People need spiritual connections, and many seem to be doing this by ‘showing’ mass. But Eucharist (mass) is…