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Celebrating the Mass (15) Liturgy and Language

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A frequent question, especially in light of the translation of the third edition of the Roman Missal, concerns the language of the Mass. Why do the words of Mass sound so different from the language we use in everyday life? Human beings express spiritual realities through cultural language, gestures and actions. Thus the Catechism teaches that one source for understanding Mass is found in human culture. Every culture has its own language. Every language develops within the context of a particular culture.



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SHARED REFLECTIONS ON THE QUESTIONS IN THE STUDY GUIDE: 
If you would like to share your reflections, send them to Dick Marchessault (rhodyrich@gmail.com) and they will be posted. Please note if you want your shared reflection to be anonymous.

Celebrating the Mass – Episode 15 – Dick’s Reflections