The floors of Catholic churches are full of particles of the Body of Christ that fall on the ground from the hands of people who receive in the hand and are being walked on by all the people. Likewise, a communicant at the Extraordinary Form of the Mass receives the fullness of Christ—Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity—when he receives just the Host. This way of celebrating most deeply forms the … As a priest who says the New Mass and the Latin Mass, the Latin Mass has by far more rubrics built right into the Latin Mass to protect the Body and Blood of Jesus from being desecrated in any manner. Since John Paul II officially allowed the use of female altar servers in 1994 … The Kiss of Peace—actually a stylized embrace—is offered by the priest to the deacon, who offers it to the subdeacon, who offers it to any other clergy who are present. The Choir is up in the Choir loft accompanying the people in sacred songs. Everything is very external and not contemplative. Gregorian Chant is sung to lift up people’s souls to God. It clearly has the strong sacrificial component of the Holy Mass and priesthood. With Scripture in Latin, the Church adopted the Roman tongue for its mass everywhere. The focus is on the people being very active by responding, hugging, standing, sitting, kneeling, singing and walking in procession to receive Holy Communion. People pray and absorb the effects the Divine Mystery of the Holy Mass in silence. (Local practices may include further prayers.). Everyone has to stand until everyone has gone up together in procession to receive Holy Communion. The priest only drinks the Precious Blood of Jesus from one side of the Chalice so that when he will purify it, he can be sure he purifies where the Blood ran. These consist of three Hail Marys, a Hail Holy Queen, a prayer for the Church, and the Prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel. There are sub-types such as a "gospel lectionary" or evangeliary, and an epistolary with the readings from the New Testament Epistles Unlike in the New Mass, where the Liturgy of the Word (Old Testament, Epistle, and Gospel) are all read from the ambo, in the Traditional Mass both the Epistle and Gospel are read at the altar by the priest. White – Christmas Time and Easter Time; celebrations of the Lord (except of his Passion), of Mary, of the Angels, and of Saints who were not Martyrs; solemnities of the Most Holy Trinity (Sun. The Choir sings acapella or are accompanied by organ music. The priest consecrates both bread and wine​ and receives the Body and Blood of Christ on behalf of himself and all those present. Amen." In recent years, more and more parishes have begun to reincorporate the use of some Latin, especially on important holy days such as Easter and Christmas, and during the two liturgical seasons of preparation—Lent and Advent. They will wonder why it is different. There Are No Altar Girls. After Holy Communion, the priest purifies the Chalice twice, once with wine and again with wine and water to be sure that he gets every drop of Jesus Precious Blood purified. However, while it has become increasingly common to offer Communion under both kinds, there is no requirement that a priest to do so. The music played and sung are to make people feel happy, good, warm, and excited. All people are obliged to kneel and receive Jesus on the tongue. The final question (and the answer should make everyone who reads this article want to only go to the Holy Latin Mass) is:  Do we truly believe that God/Jesus is in the Holy Sacrament of the Altar? Since Vatican II, each Sunday Mass has three readings (OT, NT Epistles, NT Gospels), with different readings prescribed for each year in a three-year cycle. Many people are in or walk around the Sanctuary, like the Rock Band or other Choir members. Constantly I hear from people that they do not go to the Latin Mass because they do not understand Latin. In fact in the Latin Roman Missal, which is the typical edition that all the translations of the Missal are based on (not always translated properly, but at least based on it) the rubrics actually presuppose the Mass facing East, the Mass facing the Lord. Instead of the focus of the Celebrant being in Persona Christi, his focus is on representing and presiding in the name of the congregation. 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It also has prayers and gestures that facilitate more easily the adoration that Jesus deserves from us His creatures. Sacred Catholic hymns or songs, Catholic funeral readings, and prayers, sung and recited during the ceremony are meant to express hope, offer consolation, and remind the mourners about the resurrection of Jesus Christ so that the pain of death is ultimately uplifting. A lectionary (Latin: Lectionarium) is a book or listing that contains a collection of scripture readings appointed for Christian or Judaic worship on a given day or occasion. That is all they know and that is all the knowledge they have to judge with. The priest prays in secret and in a low voice the sacred part of the Canon and the words of consecration. The original author of this blog passed away in July of 2016. Often he will make jokes. Very rarely are patens used to catch the falling Body of Christ or crumbs. We should avoid the New Mass at all cost and attend only the Traditional Latin Mass. Many times the Precious Blood of Christ is spilled on people or the floor. No one, except the priest, can touch the Holy Chalice or Paten because they are consecrated to be only used to hold God’s Body and Blood. Everyone loves it because the focus is on the cute children and the people. Let us also look at who is the center of focus and the way the people participate, dress and receive God in Holy Communion at the two masses. (Some even think that the homily is in Latin.) The sermon or homily is delivered in the vernacular ​and is usually preceded by a reading of the epistle and gospel for the day in the vernacular. People humbly receive Jesus in Holy Communion kneeling and on the tongue. The Novus Ordo allows for a wide range of options. However, some people are hesitant to take the plunge since they're not quite sure what to expect. However the general order of the prayers are the same, along with the readings. First, it separates the sanctuary, the sacred place where the altar is, from the nave, the area in which the congregation sits or stands. God the Father is acting through Jesus His Son. From my view up on the altar, the difference between the Ancient Mass and the New Mass is like day and night. And because of this, the Latin Mass pleases God way more than the New Mass. Every time after the consecration, when the priest uncovers the chalice, he puts his fingers on the chalice so that it may never fall over and spill the Precious Blood of Jesus. humbly praying that at this Sacrifice we may receive His salvation and graces. Using the term to refer to the EF Mass only will lead to confusion among the uninitiated who happen upon an OF Mass in Latin. The Gospel reading for this Mass tells the first part of the Christmas story from the Gospel of Luke, when Baby Jesus is born and the Angels herald the Good News to the shepherds tending their flocks. The disastrous results and the loss of faith due to Vatican II and the New Mass are obvious. Like when the celebrant changes the words of consecration, does not say the Creed at Sunday Mass, will not genuflect when required, gives communion to everyone, including non Catholics, who comes up at funerals or wedding, and all the other grave abuses they experience at the New Mass. Clapping is encouraged to congratulate people or while singing songs. the priest asking Jesus to intercede to God His Father for the forgiveness of our sins. People kneel in adoration and thanksgiving after Holy Communion. In a previous era, the Latin Mass was merely a uniform and standard way of celebrating the liturgy in the United States. Much like the iconostasis (icon screen) in Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches, the altar rail serves a dual purpose. The whole focus of the Holy Latin Mass is on; At the Sacrifice of the Holy Latin Mass, it is obvious that; The respect, adoration and protection given to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. People usually sit and do not kneel after receiving Holy Communion. 04/16 Requiem: Daily Mass for the Dead: OR 04/16 Feria - First Sunday after Easter: 04/17 St. Anicetus, Pope & Martyr: OR 04/17 Requiem: Daily Mass for the Dead: OR 04/17 Saturday of Our Lady: 04/19 Requiem: Daily Mass for the Dead: OR 04/19 Feria - Second Sunday after Easter: 04/20 Requiem: Daily Mass for the Dead The priest has the special role in praying to God. There is no altar for a priestly sacrifice, just a wooden table. The Traditional Latin Mass has the power of conversion from paganism to Christianity, and radically different from the Novus Ordo Mass! When it is time for Communion, those who will receive the Eucharist come forward and kneel down at the altar rail, while the priest offers the Host to each communicant. Throughout most of Christian history, where possible, churches were built to allow celebration ad orientem—"to the east.". Most churches will provide missals in the pews with the text of the Mass in Latin and the local vernacular; and parts of the Mass like the Kyrie, Gloria, epistle, gospel, Credo (the Nicene Creed), Pater Noster, and Agnu