Attending the Mass

Attending the Holy Mass is the heart of the catholic way of life. We meet with Jesus Christ under the images of Bread and Wine. Here you can find facts and details about and around the Holy Mass in order to inspire you for regular attending of the Mass.

Catholic Church items used in Mass with pictures

Many consecrated items are provided for the Holy Mass. The parts of the items, which come into contact with the Holy Body and the Holy Blood of the Lord, are of gold or at least gold-plated silver. Liturgical items and cloths The Chalice The chalice is a sacred glass in which the Holy Blood is held. It consists of a base, a knot and a cup. It is made of gold or silver (or at… Continue Reading

Kyrie eleison Christe eleison – One of the most important prayers in the Catholic Mass

Kyrie eleison is one of the most important prayers in the Catholic Mass. Very similar to the familiar prayer in orthodox church and some other Christian churches. Kyrie eleison falls within a range of songs Ordinarium Missae, this is the kind of song which text does not change. The rest are Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei and Ite Missa est. The word Kyrie or Kyrios is Jehovah – God – the Lord. This name is often used… Continue Reading

The Lord’s Prayer – Explanation and Our Father in 35 different languages

In practically every novena or special prayer of saints we have the Lord’s Prayer – Our Father. What is actually the Lord’s Prayer? Sometimes we pray the rosary  so mechanically, or we go to the Holy Mass where we just repeat the lines without realizing what we are saying and to whom. So, we have decided to pull out from the Catechism of the Catholic Church the main guidelines for The Lord’s Prayer “Our Father” so… Continue Reading

Eucharistic adoration – What is Perpetual Adoration of the blessed sacrament?

Eucharistic adoration Perpetual Eucharistic adoration is when the Holy Eucharist is exposed in a monstrance or ciborium on an altar, every hour of the day, and every day of the week. It is required that at least one adorer is to be scheduled at all times. Wherever the Eucharist is, Christ is present – Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity, and therefore must never be left alone without an adorer when exposed. Adoration flows from and leads… Continue Reading

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