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ORDER OF MASS (THE LATIN RITE)


 

Introductory Rite

  • Entrance Procession (Priest, deacon, altar servers and lectors enter the church / sanctuary)
  • Entrance Song (During the entrance)
  • Veneration of the Altar (The revering of the altar with a kiss and the optional use of incense)
  • Trinitarian Greeting
  • Penitential Rite (Sprinkling Rite also may be used)
  • Kyrie (Lord, Have Mercy)
  • Gloria (Used on all Sundays (outside of Advent and Lent) and at solemn celebrations)
  • Opening Prayer

Liturgy of the Word
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  • First Reading
  • Psalm Response
  • Second Reading (On Sundays and Major Feasts)
  • Gospel Acclamation (Alleluia)
  • Gospel
  • Homily (Sermon)
  • Creed (Profession of Faith - I believe)
  • General Intercessions / Prayers of the Faithful
  • Collection (monetary collection)

Liturgy of the Eucharist

  • Preparation of the Gifts and Offertory Song
  • Washing of Hands (Celebrant washes his hands in symbolic cleansing)
  • Prayer over the Gifts
  • Eucharistic Prayer
  • Sanctus (Holy, Holy, Holy)
  • Consecration (The prayer and blessing during which the bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ.)
  • Memorial Acclamation (Christ Has Died)
  • Great Amen
  • Lord ís Prayer (Our Father)
  • Sign of Peace
  • Breaking of the Bread (Lamb of God)
  • Holy Communion (The celebrant gives communion to himself and the other ministers at the altar, and then communion is distributed to the congregation)
  • Communion Song
  • Prayer after Communion

Concluding Rite

  • Blessing
  • Dismissal
  • Concluding Song and Concluding Procession



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