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Roman Catholic Worship


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Roman Catholic Worship

  1. 1. Roman Catholic Worship What do Catholics do during a Mass? By Campbell Anderson NEXT
  2. 2. The Mass <ul><li>It can be divided into four Sections: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introductory Rites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Liturgy of the Word </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Liturgy of the Eucharist </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concluding Rites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Each contains several acts which will be expanded on later. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a normal American Roman Catholic Ceremony but there is alterations depending on the time of year and some churches have do have subtle “house” variations. </li></ul>NEXT
  3. 3. Introductory Rites <ul><ul><ul><li>Entrance of priests, usually with music </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Greeting of the Alter , including a greeting to the people by the priest </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Act of Penitence, confessions of the people that they are sinners and need forgiveness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kyrie Eleision , a chant of acclamation to the Lord </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gloria , a hymn sung by the choir with or without the congregation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Collect, a prayer of preparation to be in the presence of God. </li></ul></ul></ul>NEXT
  4. 4. Liturgy of the Word <ul><ul><ul><li>Silence , does exactly what it says on the tin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biblical Readings , from both the old and new testaments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Responsorial Psalm , sung by both the leader and the people </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homily, priest’s interpretation of the readings and exposition on the themes of this particular time of year </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Profession of Faith , using the church’s own creed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer of the Faithful, a prayer directed by priest with participation by the people </li></ul></ul></ul>NEXT
  5. 5. Liturgy of the Eucharist <ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation of the Gifts , the Eucharistic elements are laid on the alter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer over the Offerings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eucharistic Prayer , this transforms the bread and wine into Jesus’ flesh and blood respectively through Transubstantiation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lord’s Prayer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rite of Peace , a prayer for unity within the church </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Fraction , when the priest breaks the bread and drips in the wine and the people consume </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer of Communion Rite, concludes the Section </li></ul></ul></ul>NEXT
  6. 6. Concluding Rites <ul><ul><ul><li>Announcements , about the church or its </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Priest’s Blessing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dismissal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kissing the Alter, done by a priest followed by a bow </li></ul></ul></ul>NEXT
  7. 7. Sources - Information <ul><li>Information on the Mass </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“The Complete Idiots Guide to Christianity” – Jeffrey B. Webb, PhD </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Responsorial Psalm </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>NEXT
  8. 8. Sources - Images <ul><li>Image of the Pope on Title Page </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Image of Communion Bread and Wine (cropped) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Image of the Pope on Introductory Rites Page </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Image of Bible on Liturgy of the Word </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Image of the Eucharist Transforming </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Image of the Concluding Rites </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>END
  9. 9. Greeting of the Alter <ul><li>Priest :  In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.  [ All together make the sign of the cross. ] All :  Amen. </li></ul>BACK
  10. 10. Kyrie Eleision <ul><li>Priest :  Lord, have mercy.   </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Lord, have mercy. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Christ, have mercy.  </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Christ, have mercy. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Lord, have mercy.   </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Lord, have mercy </li></ul><ul><li>This is the English translation but can be said in Latin or Greek </li></ul>BACK
  11. 11. Gloria <ul><li>Glory to God in the highest, and peace to his people on earth. Lord God, heavenly King,  almighty God and Father, we worship you, we give you thanks, we praise you for your glory. Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father, Lord God, Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world:  have mercy on us; you are seated at the right hand of the Father:  receive our prayer. For you alone are the Holy One,  you alone are the Lord, You alone are the Most High,  Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit,  in the glory of God the Father.  Amen </li></ul>BACK
  12. 12. Silence <ul><li>Priest “…” </li></ul><ul><li>All “…” </li></ul>BACK
  13. 13. Biblical Readings <ul><li>Lector :  A reading from the Book (or Letter, or Acts) of ...  [ Different readings are prescribed for each day. At the end of the reading, the lector proclaims, and the people respond: ] Lector : The Word of the Lord. All :   Thanks be to God! </li></ul><ul><li>Responsorial Psalm : </li></ul><ul><li>[ The choir and/or cantor sing or recite the psalm; the people join in the repeated response. ]  </li></ul><ul><li>Second Reading: </li></ul><ul><li>[ A second reading is prescribed for all Sundays and major feasts, but not for most weekdays or minor feasts. The lector's introduction and conclusion and the people's response are the same as in the First Reading, above. ]  </li></ul>MORE
  14. 14. Biblical Readings: Cont. <ul><li>Gospel: </li></ul><ul><li>Before the Gospel Proclamation : </li></ul><ul><li>Deacon (or Priest) :  The Lord be with you.   </li></ul><ul><li>All :  And also with you. </li></ul><ul><li>Deacon (or Priest) :  A reading from the Holy Gospel according to... [ Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John ] </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Glory to you, Lord! After the Gospel Proclamation : </li></ul><ul><li>Deacon (or Priest) :  The Gospel of the Lord.    </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ! </li></ul>BACK
  15. 15. Responsorial Psalm <ul><li>The Lord fills the earth with his love. </li></ul><ul><li>They are happy, whose God is the Lord, </li></ul><ul><li>the people he has chosen as his own. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord looks on those who revere him, </li></ul><ul><li>on those who hope in his love. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord fills the earth with his love. </li></ul><ul><li>Our soul is waiting for the Lord. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord is our help and our shield. </li></ul><ul><li>In him do our hearts find joy. </li></ul><ul><li>We trust in his holy name. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord fills the earth with his love. </li></ul><ul><li>May your love be upon us, 0 Lord, </li></ul><ul><li>as we place all our hope in you </li></ul><ul><li>The Lord fills the earth with his love. </li></ul>BACK
  16. 16. Profession of Faith <ul><li>We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty,      maker of heaven and earth, of all that is seen and unseen.  We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God,      eternally begotten of the Father,      God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God,      begotten, not made, one in Being with the Father.      Through him all things were made.      For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven:          [bow during the next two lines:]     by the power of the Holy Spirit      he was born of the Virgin Mary, and became man.     For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate;     he suffered, died, and was buried.     On the third day he rose again in fulfillment of the Scriptures;     he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father.     He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead,     and his kingdom will have no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,      who proceeds from the Father and the Son.      With the Father and the Son he is worshipped and glorified.      He has spoken through the Prophets.      We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church.      We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.      We look for the resurrection of the dead,      and the life of the world to come.  Amen. </li></ul>BACK
  17. 17. Preparation of the Gifts <ul><li>Priest :  Blessed are you, Lord, God of all creation. Through your goodness we have this bread to offer, which earth has given and human hands have made. It will become for us the bread of life. </li></ul><ul><li>All :   Blessed be God for ever. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Blessed are you, Lord, God of all creation. Through your goodness we have this wine to offer, fruit of the vine and work of human hands. It will become our spiritual drink. </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Blessed be God for ever. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Pray, my brothers and sisters, that our sacrifice may be acceptable to God, the almighty Father. </li></ul><ul><li>All :  May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hands, for the praise and glory of his name, for our good, and the good of all his Church. </li></ul>BACK
  18. 18. Prayer over the Offerings <ul><li>[ The priest sings or says this prayer, which is different for each Mass. At the end, the people respond: ] All :  Amen. </li></ul>BACK
  19. 19. Eucharistic Prayer <ul><li>Priest :  The Lord be with you.   All :  And also with you. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Lift up your hearts.   All :  We lift them up to the Lord. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Let us give thanks to the Lord, our God.   All :  It is right to give him thanks and praise. </li></ul><ul><li>Holy, Holy (Sanctus): </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, Heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest. [kneel] </li></ul><ul><li>Memorial Acclamation: Priest :  Let us proclaim the mystery of faith:  </li></ul><ul><li>All :  A - Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again. B - Dying you destroyed our death, rising you restored our life. Lord Jesus, come in glory. </li></ul><ul><li>C - When we eat this bread and drink this cup, we proclaim your death, Lord Jesus, until you come in glory. D - Lord, by your cross and resurrection, you have set us free. You are the Savior of the World. </li></ul><ul><li>Doxology and Great Amen: Priest :  Through him, with him, and in him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, all glory and honor is yours, almighty Father, for ever and ever. All :  Amen!  [ may be sung more than once ] </li></ul>BACK
  20. 20. Lord’s Prayer <ul><li>Priest :  Let us pray with confidence to the Father in the words our Savior gave us. </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Deliver us, Lord, from every evil, and grant us peace in our day. In your mercy keep us free from sin and protect us from all anxiety as we wait in joyful hope for the coming of our Savior, Jesus Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>All :  For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and forever. </li></ul>BACK
  21. 21. Rite of Peace <ul><li>Priest :  Lord Jesus Christ, you said to your apostles: I leave you peace, my peace I give you. Look not on our sins, but on the faith of your Church, and grant us the peace and unity of your kingdom where you live for ever and ever. </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Amen. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  The Peace of the Lord be with you always.  </li></ul><ul><li>All :  And also with you. </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  Let us offer each other a sign of peace </li></ul>BACK
  22. 22. The Fraction <ul><li>Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world: have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world: have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world: grant us peace. </li></ul>BACK
  23. 23. Announcements <ul><li>Examples for Possible: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Acknowledgements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reflections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eulogies </li></ul></ul></ul>BACK
  24. 24. Priest’s Blessing <ul><li>Deacon or Priest :  Bow your heads and pray for God's blessing. </li></ul><ul><li>The Priest says various statements about God after each of these the congregation say “Amen” </li></ul><ul><li>Priest :  May almighty God bless you, the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Amen. </li></ul>BACK
  25. 25. Dismissal <ul><li>Priest :  Go in the peace of Christ.     or   The Mass is ended, go in peace.    or   Go in peace to love and serve the Lord. </li></ul><ul><li>All :  Thanks be to God! </li></ul>BACK