Dies Irae – Requiem Mass Sequence


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November is traditionally the month of the dead. In our private prayers and public liturgy, this is the time when

The Liturgy is a rich tapestry of Scriptural imagery and allusions, woven together by the Church’s venerable ritual tradition in

Two of the most obvious and controversial changes in the new translation relate to the consecration of the precious blood.

The Sanctus, which concludes the Preface of the Eucharistic Prayer, comes directly from the Sacred Scriptures. In addition to the

One of the most noticeable changes to the new translation of the Roman Missal is the shift from And

Traduttore – traditore (the translator is a traitor) runs the Italian play on words, and its own English translation already

Over the next few weeks the Godzdogz team will be giving a series of reflections on the new Mass translation.

For theologians such as Pope Benedict XVI the mystery of the Eucharist is intimately bound up with the mystery of

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Just as the world has the natural cycle of the seasons throughout the year, so the Church also celebrates with

Following the Prayer after Communion and the blessing, we come to the dismissal, which is given by the deacon or,

In understanding the Eucharist, it is important to appreciate the difference between signs and symbols. When we see a road

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