Know Him in the Breaking of the Bread: A Guide to the Mass

Know Him in the Breaking of the Bread: A Guide to the Mass

by Fr. Francis Randolph
     
 

In accessible and lively prose, this book explains the ceremonies of the Catholic Mass and their meaning for lay people, including the young. It is designed to meet the widespread complaint that the Mass is boring, incomprehensible, or alienating. Fr. Randolph goes through the Mass step by step, looking at the origin and purpose of the various elements, and relating… See more details below

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In accessible and lively prose, this book explains the ceremonies of the Catholic Mass and their meaning for lay people, including the young. It is designed to meet the widespread complaint that the Mass is boring, incomprehensible, or alienating. Fr. Randolph goes through the Mass step by step, looking at the origin and purpose of the various elements, and relating them to the reader's experience of prayer and the Christian life. Suggestions are made for ways to enhance our appreciation of the liturgy, how to prepare for Mass, and how to carry the grace of the Mass out into the world. A supplementary chapter looks at the use of Latin in the Mass, its past and present value, and explains it in the context of contemplative prayer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000936108
Publisher:
Ignatius Press
Publication date:
04/08/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
0 MB

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