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A Biblical Explanation of the Mass


• Why do we do what we do at Mass? 
• How is Scripture the key to unlock the parts of the Mass?
• What should be going on interiorly during Mass?

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• Why do we do what we do at Mass? 
• How is Scripture the key to unlock the parts of the Mass?
• What should be going on interiorly during Mass?

  • 1 hour 18 min. (1 CD / 1 DVD / MP3)

    Have you ever wondered why we do what we do at Mass? Why do we rise when the Priest enters the sanctuary? Why make the Sign of the Cross at the beginning and end? Why do we sometimes sit, sometimes stand, and sometimes kneel? And what is the meaning of the various prayers and responses that fill up our weekly hour of worship?

    In this Bible study, Dr. Brant Pitre takes you on a biblical tour of the Mass, using Sacred Scripture and ancient Jewish tradition to show you the biblical roots of the various parts of the Catholic Mass. Along the way, you’ll learn such things as:


    • How Mass tells us that we are entering into the “Tabernacle” of Moses in order to meet God
    • Where the “Sign of the Cross” can be found in the Old Testament
    • Why the two blind men cried out, “Lord, Have Mercy” (Kyrie Eleison) and what should be going on inside of us when we cry out with them
    • Where the “Glory to God in the highest” (the Gloria) comes from in the Bible, and why we sing it during some seasons (Ordinary Time), but not during others (Advent)
    • Why we stand for the Gospel reading, and where the practice of biblical homilies can be found in Scripture
    • Where the “Holy, Holy, Holy” (the Sanctus) comes from in the Bible
    • And much more…


    According to Pope Benedict XVI, in order for Christians to actively and fruitfully participate in the Mass, they must understand “the meaning of the signs contained in the rites” (Sacrament of Charity, 64). In this revealing presentation, Dr. Brant Pitre heeds Pope Benedict’s call by explaining the biblical meanings of the Mass’s most significant moments, so that you can enter more fully into this most sacred of Mysteries.


    *Note from Catholic Productions*

    While there is overlap between this series and The Biblical Roots of the Mass: A Scriptural Explanation of the New Roman Missal, there is significant dissimilarity both in content and in focus. Nevertheless, we wanted our patrons aware that there will be some overlap between this and the aforementioned set.

     

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The biblical roots of mass/ a biblical explanation of the mass.

Many a question has been answered. To me it was akind to playing music on an instrument for a very long time and then discovering the theory to make sense of it all. It's a lifetime/ lifelong journey. Thank you good people.
God bless.

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A Biblical Explanation of the Mass

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Wonderful Explanation of the Mass

I recommend this to anyone and everyone no matter where they are in their faith’s journey.

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Wonderful overview of Mass

Wonderful overview of Mass and how the elements of Mass tie in to Jewish temple practices. This demonstrates the historicity of Mass and refutes the protestant protestation that it is newer or even pagan in practice.

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Outstanding!

If everyone knew all the info in this CD, Mass would be much more crowded!

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I llike it though only half of it I had listened to.

Maybe because I am listening to new speakers.

A Must Read

Every one should read! Very informative. Even as adults WE need to always be awake and aware no matter our age.

Beyond Amazing!!!

I have been listening to this one mp3 file per evening and I’m absolutely blown away!!! So much I never knew and Dr. Pitre explains everything so beautifully!!! I can’t wait to get the study of Saint Paul next!

The Old Testament, A historical and Theological Journey

Excellent series! I am only a quarter of the way through and want more. Well written and well produced. Highly recommend it. Also I was very pleased with the response and quickness of receiving the product. Thank you so much! Will not be my last order from this company

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