Catholic Mass For Dummies
Wiley, Feb 16, 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. Covers standard Sunday Mass, weddings, funerals, holiday services, and holy days of obligation Provides insight on the events, symbols, themes, history, and language of the Mass Translations of a Mass in Castilian and Latin American Spanish
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