The Order Of Mass

The Order Of Mass

The Introductory Rites The rites in the order of mass that precede the Liturgy of the Word, namely, the Entrance, the Greeting, the Penitential Act,...
The Introductory Rites The rites in the order of mass that precede the Liturgy of the Word, namely, the Entrance, the Greeting, the Penitential Act, the Kyrie, the Gloria and Collect, have a character of a beginning, an introduction, and a preparation. Their purpose is to ensure that the faithful, who come together as one, establish communion and dispose of themselves properly to listen to the Word of God and to celebrate the Eucharist worthily. The Entrance and Greetings [ Entrance Hymn ] In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The grace of...