there is nothing wrong with other kinds of worship besides Mass, the Eucharist is
the greatest type of worship possible. At Vatican Council II, the bishops described
it as “the source and summit of Christian life” (Dogmatic Constitution on the
In one sense, the Mass is a divine action
in that it is God’s love that is active, God who is being praised, God’s word which
we read in Scripture and Christ the priest who offers this sacrifice.
In another sense, the Mass is a human
action in that human beings can communicate well or not so well, the singing can
be inspirational or dull, etc.
The Church is never more Church than
when it celebrates the Eucharist. Every celebration, however, cannot be equally intense,
memorable or jubilant. Human beings have highs, lows and many so-so times.