The Elements of the Catholic Mass
The Purpose of the Mass
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In everything we do in life, it is essential to understand the goal or purpose, if we want to participate in a fruitful manner. In the Catholic Mass, the goal of our worship is quite clearly directed at the praise of God and the sanctification of the world. In fact, the Church puts these very words on the lips of her ministers and faithful at every celebration of the Eucharist.
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The Church weaves the notion of active participation, together with full and conscious into her understanding. We should be engaged fully, conscious of what we ar...
Who Says the Mass is Boring?
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One often hears that Mass is boring. I like to say that if you find it boring, you're looking at the wrong thing. You are probably focused on its structure. Rit...
Unity and Diversity in the Mass
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The Church's most fundamental principle in the celebration of Mass is that of unity. She has no greater interest than to foster unity when remembering the great ...