THE HOLY SACRIFICE OF THE MASS:
Toward a deeper understanding of the Extraordinary Form of the Holy Mass
Presented by the Msgr. C. Eugene Morris, Rector, at Saint Luke the Evangelist, the Oratory of Ss. Gregory and Augustine.
Three presentations to assist all the faithful in coming to a deeper understanding of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The purpose of these three evenings is to explain the structure and movement of the Mass; provide a better understanding of the theology of Holy Mass; assist in better using the Edmund Campion Missal in the pews or your own hand missal. These talks serve as an introduction for those new to the celebration of the Extraordinary Form and a refresher to those who have been parishioners of the Oratory for years.
“First of all, we must never forget that the Mass is a Sacrifice, an act by which the Church gives to Almighty God, officially and in the name of all, worship of the highest kind, adoration or Latria, which is due to Him alone, in virtue of the supreme excellence of His divine Being from which everything comes and to which everything must return. Therefore, the Mass is offered only to the three Persons of the Blessed Trinity.” (from the St. Andrew Daily Missal)