Meditations Before Mass [NOOK Book]

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Over fifty years ago, Msgr. Romano Guardini resolved to help his parishioners overcome the distractions and restlessness they suffered at Mass. Just before Mass each Sunday, he gave a brief talk on some aspect of the Mass, teaching them week by week, topic by topic, how to pre-pare themselves to participate more prayerfully. Afterward, he provided a few minutes of silence for reflection, and then began to offer Mass.

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Meditations Before Mass

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Overview

Over fifty years ago, Msgr. Romano Guardini resolved to help his parishioners overcome the distractions and restlessness they suffered at Mass. Just before Mass each Sunday, he gave a brief talk on some aspect of the Mass, teaching them week by week, topic by topic, how to pre-pare themselves to participate more prayerfully. Afterward, he provided a few minutes of silence for reflection, and then began to offer Mass.

So helpful were these 32 talks that they were soon published and have since been reprinted countless times in numerous countries and languages, helping generations of Catholics to deepen their devotion during Mass. Practical, straightforward, and full of wisdom, these talks will help you to quiet your soul, concentrate your mind, and grow receptive to God's grace during Mass.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148554288
  • Publisher: Sophia Institute Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 462,129
  • File size: 1,017 KB

Meet the Author

Romano Guardini (1885–1968) was ordained a priest in 1910. He was a professor at the University of Berlin until the Nazis exoelled him in 1939. His sermons, books, popular classes, and his involvement in the post-war German Catholic Youth Movement won him worldwide acclaim. His works combine a keen thirst for God with a profound depth of thought and a delightful perfection of expression.
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  • Posted June 13, 2014

    A masterpiece in spiritual literature. Msgr. Guardini thoroughl

    A masterpiece in spiritual literature.

    Msgr. Guardini thoroughly explains all the sections of the Mass which have become lost to Catholics because, in part of how the Mass has evolved through time, and also due to all the distractions we have allowed into our celebration of our Lord’s memorial. It is very enlightening and thought-provoking. You will change how you participate in this celebration.

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