Msgr. Charles Pope: Slowing Down for the Best of Meals as Seen in a Commercial

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By Msgr. Charles Pope, Sept. 13, 2019

Most of us who fly with any regularity have learned to tolerate airline food. Frankly it isn’t terrible, but we all know something better. It’s too bad the plane can’t stop at a nice restaurant, but I guess that would defeat the main purpose of flying: getting to our destination quickly. Most people aren’t willing to slow down to get something better.

But that is exactly what the Church bids us to do on Sundays: slow down, go to Mass, and receive the bread of finest wheat, the Eucharist. It does require us to “detour” from the world, to remove ourselves for a while from all its rushing about and come for the best meal, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

Enjoy this unusual commercial that envisions more satisfying food on planes:

Cross-posted at the Catholic Standard: Slowing Down for the Best of Meals as Seen in a Commercial

Photo credit: A. Takemoto, Wikimedia Commons