The Roman Catholic Mass (1570) Part Iii

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Although the Roman Mass, standardized by directives of the Council of Trent (1570), is technically a post-Reformation document, it is not an innovation but rather the summation of the medieval development of western Catholic worship. Consequently the mass below is presented as part of the pre-Reformation liturgies as an example of ancient Catholic worship.

Text: Bowing low over the altar, he says:

Humbly we ask it of thee, God almighty: bid these things be carried by the hands of thy...


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