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missal

[Lat.,=of the mass], in the Roman Catholic Church, liturgical book containing all directions and texts necessary for the performance of MassMass,
religious service of the Roman Catholic Church, which has as its central act the performance of the sacrament of the Eucharist. It is based on the ancient Latin liturgy of the city of Rome, now used in most, but not all, Roman Catholic churches. The term Mass [Lat.
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 throughout the year. The Roman Missal (Missale Romanum) published by Pope Pius V in 1570, over the years replaced the widespread use of separate missals by each diocese. A number of religious orders (e.g., the Dominicans) and certain privileged dioceses (e.g., Milan) still use missals containing elements proper to themselves. The missal is in Latin and vernacular forms. The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, issued by the Second Vatican Council in 1963, initiated a full-scale reform of the text of the Roman Missal.

missal

RC Church a book containing the prayers, rites, etc., of the Masses for a complete year
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In the central matter of language, the decision to favor classical Latin rhetorical styles and arcane expressions in the missal texts means that the Catholic people's native tongues are less and less intelligible during their use for public prayer.
However, over the past 15 years, the Vatican has sought more literal interpretations, thus the mandate for new missals.
After a few minutes I would walk down the aisle, past the empty pews and kneelers and missals and Stations of the Cross, and push through the massive oak door and into the broad fat light of the new day, dazzled.
Rosaries and missals disappeared like sparks into the night.
At its annual meeting in Cornwall in September, the English-language bishops gave no indication that they intended to comply with the request to re-do the feminist lectionaries, or the Roman Missal, and other books already submitted to Rome.
I am deeply disappointed with the changes to the text of our missal.
Ottawa--The Canadian bishops' Liturgy Commission has updated the news from Rome that the revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM 2000) will come in force when the revised (Latin) Roman Missal is published, possibly during the first half of this year.
Consequently, small countries with few scholars will look to the English Missal first when preparing a missal (and other liturgical books) in their local language.
This is not to argue for the old time "quiet Masses" with worshipers' noses buried in prayer books or missals.
In the Spanish-speaking world, he observed, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and Chile all have separate missals.
6) re the Novalis Canadian Missalette, I add that "Novalis cupidity" is not the only obstacle, although it seems true that Novalis wants us to throw away our missals so that we are always forced to buy more, and from them.
Rosemary would gaze at the orderly place in all its majesty and then she would see, in her straightened missals, swept aisles, and tidied corners, the grace of duty.