This new official hymnal for the Roman Catholic Church in Australia, endorsed by the Australian Bishops’ Conference, was published in 2016 after ten years in preparation, replacing the Catholic Worship Book of 1985
Besides being socially unacceptable, the practice of not staying for all of the Mass is theological inappropriate.
“Why should we send our children to these far-off places when there are poor people right in our own community who need help?”
Visting another denomination’s service is Ecumenical in the true sense of the word.
A female monastic community could ask the bishop to ordain one of the sisters for the office of Anointing of the Sick.
The completed instrument will have 115 ranks.