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Mass transit: ‘Mercy Bus’ takes liturgy on the road in Scotland

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 08/08/17

And now for something altogether different:

Britain’s first church on wheels has hit the open road – with a bishop celebrating Mass on a double-decker bus. The idea is to take the church out into the world and get people to change their lives for the better. Britain’s first church on wheels has hit the open road – with a bishop celebrating Mass on a double-decker bus. The idea is to take the church out into the world and get people to change their lives for the better. Over the next week, people can hop on board and confess their sins or just chat to a priest over a nice cup of tea. There’ll be a music group playing on the lower deck and worshippers will be out on the streets giving candles to people and inviting them to pray. The Mercy Bus – the brainchild of the Friends of Divine Mercy Scotland, set off on its opening tour from Paisley yesterday.

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The Catholic Herald reports the first Mass on a bus went off without a hitch.

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