Father Hunwicke has posted this very helpful quotation from the great Anglican Benedictine and mystagogue Dom Gregory Dix. It explains why every Christian is obliged to be at Mass every Sunday:”To secure [the Sunday Corporate Eucharist] a whole congregation of obscure provincials at Abilinitina in Africa took the risk of almost certain detection by assembling at the height of the Diocletian persecution in their own town, where the authorities were on the watch for them, because, as they said in court, the eucharist had been lacking a long while through the apostasy of their bishop Fundanus, and they could no

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