Catholic Books on the Mass
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This incomparable volume presents a comprehensive exploration and explanation of medieval liturgical celebrations. The reverent prayers, hymns and rubrics used in the Middle Ages are described in detail and interpreted through the commentary of scholars from the same time period, the era which is also known as the "Age of Faith". Collected here is a wide range of ceremonies, encompassing the seven
The ever increasing interest in the Liturgical Traditions of the Church gives rise to the need for adequately trained altar servers and what better way to assist than to resurrect this classic! This famous handbook is an invaluable resource for all altar boys from beginning to advanced. Though written for Instructors, this manual can also be used for home study, schools and sacristies. Dom Matthew
The doctrine and history of the 7 Sacraments. Also covers Indulgences and Sacramentals. Topics include the Scriptural background of the Sacraments, their institution by Christ, essential requirements for receving them, their effects in the soul, etc. Will deepen understanding of these 7 lifelines of grace and salvation.
In these pages written for the average Catholic in the pew by an internationally-acclaimed master of the spiritual life you'll learn how to pay closer attention during Mass and to pray better despite distractions or other obstacles to prayer. And you'll discover: The three principal hindrances to full participation in the Mass to which all of us are prone The real meaning of "keeping holy" the Sab
-- "In Noble Beauty, Transcendent Holiness, Peter Kwasniewski masterfully demonstrates the perennial theological, spiritual, and ritual meaning of the liturgy of the Mass." --BISHOP ATHANASIUS SCHNEIDER The traditional liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church is a highly formal ritual unfolding in layers of elaborate gesture, rich symbolism, whispered Latin, and ancient plainchant
In this profoundly insightful and highly readable book, Thomas Nash brilliantly refutes the common charge that the Mass is "unbiblical." As you'll discover in these pages, the story of the Mass goes deeper than the Last Supper and Christ's Passion and Death. Indeed, it's part of an unbroken story that begins in the Garden of Eden and continues today in your local parish. Working systematically thr
This book describes the great spiritual power of the Mass, how it holds back the wrath of God, its wonderful eternal and temporal benefits, and several excellent ways to pray at Mass. Hidden Treasure is the prototype book on the Mass for all other books on the same subject; others basically repeat what this small book contains. Impr. 123 pgs, PB
Written to give Catholics an appreciation of the value of the Mass. Considers it from every conceivable angle, showing it to be the central aspect of our faith, and in the process he touches on virtually every important facet of our faith, explaining how it is tied to this supreme sacrifice. Contains a wealth of Catholic traditions, Biblical facts, and enthralling, true stories from history and th
An absolute revelation to most Catholics! Based on the Traditional Latin Mass, but actually about the essence of the Mass itself. Shows it is not just a prayer, but a powerful sacrifice given to us by Almighty God to fulfill all our spiritual needs. You will divide your life into "before" and "after" you read this book. Going to Mass will never be the same again, once you appreciate the significan
Everything needed to understand and appreciate the Traditional Latin Mass. Fr. George Moorman. Extremely informative, yet very easy to read! Explains, prayer by prayer, what happens at the Latin Mass and why. Answers all your questions about the Mass: why Latin is used, silence, bells, specific colors, etc., and how we participate. Ties in beautifully with Pope Benedict XVI's motu proprio opening
Pope Benedict XVI has made the liturgy a central theme of his pontificate, and he has paid special attention to the vitally important role of language in prayer. This historical and theological study of the changing role of Latin in the Roman Catholic Church sheds light on some of the Holy Father's concerns and some of his recent decisions about the liturgy.The Fathers of the Second Vatican Counci
Says \"The Mass is the greatest wonder in the world,\" seconded only by \"the next greatest wonder. . .the indifference and ignorance of Catholics regarding the Mass.\" Quotes Saints, plus Our Lord Himself in revelations to various Saints. Filled with incomparable insights on the glories of the Mass.