Over at his blog, Chris-tocentric.com, my friend Chris Castaldo writes this:
Theologians sometimes use the word “homoliturgicus” to describe the innate desire of humans to worship (why exactly we are drawn to such nomenclature is a subject for another post). Of the various ways in which this desire finds expression, “going to church on Sunday” is undoubtedly one of them. We are left wondering, however, what is it about the experience of corporate worship that draws us into the pew each week?So, the question has been posed. Catholic readers, answer accordingly!
I am curious to know whether a Protestant perspective on this question differs significantly from a Catholic one. So, I’ve asked my friend, Frank Beckwith, if he would pose the following to Catholic readers of his blog while, at the same time, I ask you. Here it is.
How would you complete the following sentence? I enjoy going to church on Sunday because ____________________.