Folks, it actually doesn’t much matter what people in the nave do during Mass.
If you have ever been to Europe, you probably noticed that the pews/chairs in the nave are relatively new if not clearly modern, and NOT fixed.
Pews - Thing - Addition - Catholic - Churches
Pews are a Protestant thing. A very recent addition to Catholic Churches. Those churches were all build for the Nave to be, essentially standing/kneeling room only.
There are two main postural conventions: Stand for the Gospel, kneel for the Consecration. And, yes, if one makes a Sacramental Communion, it should be from the hands of a priest or deacon, kneeling, upon the tongue.
Look - Lay - Faithful - Nave - NOT
Look, the lay faithful in the nave are NOT clerics in the...
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Never under estimate the power of the people, especially when they are a stupid mass!