Bulletin Reflection

Holy Mass Explained Part 18

The purpose of the responsorial psalm and Alleluia Someone asked me, why we sing the Psalm and Alleluia in between the Readings. We Catholics are accustomed to hearing the Responsorial Psalm and the Gospel Acclamation sung or recited between the Readings. These were instituted by the Second Vatican Council, in Read more…

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Bulletin Reflection

HOLY MASS EXPLAINED PART 14

Guidelines For The Reception Of the Holy Communion, Given by US Catholic Conference of Bishops (USCCB) On November 14, 1996, the National Conference of Catholic Bishops approved the following guidelines on the reception of Communion. FOR CATHOLICS As Catholics, we fully participate in the celebration of the Eucharist when we Read more…

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Bulletin Reflection

HOLY MASS EXPLAINED Part 11

Part Three: Liturgy of the Eucharist: With the prayer of glory and doxology, “Through Him, with Him and in Him…” the Eucharistic prayer comes to an end. Now we begin our immediate preparation to receive the nourishing spiritual food, the Body and Blood of Christ. Communion Rite: Step one: As Read more…

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Bulletin Reflection

HOLY MASS EXPLAINED PART 10

Part Three: Liturgy of the Eucharist: Following the response of the assembly to the invitation of the priest to proclaim the Mystery of Faith saying, “We proclaim your Death, O Lord, and profess your Resurrection until you come again”, the priest continues to pray as the presider of the assembly. Read more…

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