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    Missa defunctorum, or in English Mass of the Dead. (a.k.a. Requiem). In the old days, when someone died, family, friends and acquaintances of the deceased prayed for the repose of the person's soul. It was "look forward" not a look backward as are present day practices.


    "Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, truly present in the Holy Eucharist, I place my trust in You."

    Down in adoration falling,This great Sacrament we hail, O’er ancient forms of worship; Newer rites of grace prevail; Faith will tell us Christ is present,When our human senses fail.




    What happens at don't forget to pray for the souls in purgatory in Eucharistic Mass

    Missa Tridentina

    The Mass.


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    In dying with Him, we rise with Him. That's why we ought to receive Him worthily-- and that's why we go to Mass. We go to Mass to participate in Christ's salvation of us, and when we receive Jesus worthily, we become more Christ-like.

    What the Church Teaches: How to Pray as a Catholic

    Thank you Jesus for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass!!!

    Holy Mass- Think about this at the Consecration next time you're at Mass...

    ✔️Sunday Mass is not a show on stage; it is worship, prayer before an altar. ✔️Sunday Mass is not what WE get out of it, but how we praise HIM. ✔️Sunday Mass attendance does not depend on the priest, musicians or ushers. ✔️Sunday Mass is the focal point of every weekend. Our vacations are possible because God has richly blessed us. ✔️Sunday Mass outranks sports tournaments, team travel and athletic practices. There are many Mass times available. ✔️Sunday Mass isn't a Protestant type "service"

    Benefits of the Mass

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