HOME CHAT NAB PRAYERS FORUMS COMMUNITY RCIA MAGAZINE CATECHISM LINKS CONTACT
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 CATHOLIC SAINTS INDEX  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 CATHOLIC DICTIONARY  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Home
 
Bible
 
Catechism
 
Chat
 
Catholic Encyclopedia
 
Church Fathers
 
Classics Library
 
Church Documents
 
Discussion
 
Mysticism
 
Prayer
 
Prayer Requests
 
RCIA
 
Vocations
 
Ray of Hope
 
Saints
 
Social Doctrine
 
Links
 
Contact
 







My Life In Prayer

VARIOUS PRAYERS AND INSTRUCTIONS
A METHOD OF ASSISTING AT MASS




A METHOD OF ASSISTING AT MASS
Meaning of the Ceremonies at Mass


Suggestions: Picture in your mind Christ in His suffering as set forth below.

1. PRIEST: Goes to the Altar.
--CHRIST: Goes to the Garden of Olives

2. PRIEST: Begins Mass
--CHRIST: Begins to Pray

3. PRIEST: Says Confiteor, or I confess
--CHRIST: Prostrate in Agony and Sweating Blood

4. PRIEST: Kisses the Altar
--CHRIST: Betrayed by Judas with a kiss

5. PRIEST: Goes to Epistle side
--CHRIST: Bound and taken to Annas the high priest and struck and spit on

6. PRIEST: Goes to middle & says Kyrie Eleison, or Lord have Mercy
--CHRIST: Brought to Caiphas the high priest & denied 3 times by Peter

7. PRIEST: Says Dominus vobiscum, or the Lord be with you
--CHRIST: Bound & brought to Pilate

8. PRIEST: Reads Orations & epistle at side
--CHRIST: Accused by fabe witnesses

9. PRIEST: Prays at middle of altar
--CHRIST: Mocked, spit upon & some of His beard plucked out

10 .PRIEST: Reads Gospel
--CHRIST: Struck in Head & Face

11. PRIEST: Uncovers chalice
--CHRIST: Stripped of His Garments and pieces of flesh come with them

12 . PRIEST: Offers bread & wine
--CHRIST: Scourged at the Pillar

13.PRIEST: Covers chalice
--CHRIST: Crowned with Thorns & clothed in a purple cloak

14. PRIEST: Washes his hands
--CHRIST: Declared innocent by Pilate

15. PRIEST: Says Orate Fratres or pray brethren
--CHRIST: Shown by Pilate "ecce homo" or behold the man

16. PRIEST: Says Preface & Sanctus or Holy, Holy, Holy
--CHRIST: Judged & Condemned to death

17. PRIEST: Prays for clergy & all believers
--CHRIST: Carries the Cross which cuts into His Shoulder & meets His Sorrowful Mother

18.PRIEST: Commemoration of the living & saints
--CHRIST: Falls with heavy Cross, weighed by my Sins.

19. PRIEST: Blesses Bread & Wine
--CHRIST: Nailed to the Cross

20. PRIEST: Elevates the Sacred Host people look at Host & silently say: "My Lord & My God"
--CHRIST: Raised on the Cross

21. PRIEST: Elevates the Chalice, people look at Chalice & say "My Lord & My God"
--CHRIST: Sheds His Blood from His

22. PRIEST: Prays for Poor Souls
--CHRIST: Dying in Anguish on the Cross

23. PRIEST: Says aloud Nobis Quo- que peccatoribus or to us sinners
--CHRIST: Prays for all

24. PRIEST: Says Pater Noster or Our Father
--CHRIST: Gives His Mother to St. John, utters 7 last words

25. PRIEST: Breaks the Host
--CHRIST: Gives up His Spirit & Dies

26. PRIEST: Drops small particle of Host in Chalice
--CHRIST: Reunion of His Soul with His Body & descends into Limbo

27. PRIEST: Says Agnus Dei or Lamb of God
--CHRIST: Acknowledged to be Son of God by bystanders & pierced with a lance

28. PRIEST: Receives Holy Communion, People Receive Holy Communion—is Our Lord's Holy Face, hidden in the Holy Eucharist?
--CHRIST: Laid in Sepulchre

29. PRIEST: Cleans Chalice
--CHRIST: Stone rolled away & He is Risen

30. PRIEST: Says Communion prayer
--CHRIST: Appears to St. Mary Magdalene, His Mother Mary, & Disciples

31. PRIEST: Says Dominns vobiscum, or the Lord be with you
--CHRIST: Teaches for 40 days after Resurrection

32. PRIEST: Says final prayers
--CHRIST: Ascends into Heaven

33. PRIEST: Gives the Blessing
--CHRIST: Sends down Holy Ghost

Go to the Church as if you were going to Calvary and behave yourself before the Altar as before the throne of GOD, in company with holy Angels, who are present at every Mass. Our Lord stands beside the Priest at Mass. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is identical with that which was offered on the Cross of Calvary. Say an Act of Contrition before Mass and put yourself in the Presence of Christ. "Even if Catholics reduced to a handful, are faithful to Tradition, they are the True Church of Jesus Christ." (St. Anthanasius, 4th Century)

GOD LOVE YOU!











<|CONTENTS| |NEXT|>
















Copyright ©1999-2016 e-Catholic2000.com