Posts Tagged ‘Church pews’

Church pews and why some Catholic churches don’t have them

Monday, July 31st, 2017
Church pews and the reformation

In the United States we see pews as a necessary and basic part of every Catholic church. However, pews are a rather recent invention and surprisingly didn’t even originate in Catholicism. For most of Church history, worshipers stood during the celebration of Mass. There did exist a few scattered benches for the elderly to sit Read more