Catholic Mass For Dummies
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 9, 2011 - Religion - 288 pages
An unintimidating guide to understanding the Catholic Mass
Throughout the centuries, the liturgy of the Church has taken a variety of regional and historical forms, but one thing has remained constant: the Mass has always been the central form of Catholic worship.
Catholic Mass For Dummies gives you a step-by-step overview of the Catholic Mass, as well as a close look at the history and meaning of the Mass as a central form of Catholic worship. You'll find information on the order of a Mass and coverage of major Masses.
If you're a Catholic looking to enhance your knowledge of your faith, an adult studying to convert to Catholicism, a CCD instructor, or a non-Catholic who wants to understand the many nuances of the Catholic Mass, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - shannonkearns - LibraryThing
Didn't include the complete text of the Western Rite (which, for a book about the Mass seems a glaring oversight). Also, the sections on vestments, liturgical gear, and architecture would have been a ... Read full review