Holy Face Devotion
Greek Icons

Calvary and the Mass

Calvary and the Mass
Our Price:  £11.95(VAT Free)
Author: Fulton J Sheen

Product Code:  B1584
Publisher:  Angelus Press
Format  Paperback
Pages  71



In stock, immediate despatch

In this 1936 work, then Msgr. Sheen takes Our Lord's seven last words from the Cross and correlates them to appropriate parts of the Mass - the sacramental representation of that same sacrifice. A fascinating book that will give you a new perspective on the Mass: 1)The Confiteor: Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. 2) The Offertory: Amen I say to thee, this day thou shalt be with me in paradise. 3) The Sanctus: Woman, behold thy Son...Behold thy mother. 4) The Consecration: My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken me! 5) The Communion: I thirst; 6) Ite, Missa Est: It is finished. 7) The Last Gospel: Father, into Thy hands I commend my Spirit. Bishop Sheen says, "Hence the Mass is to us the crowning act of Christian worship. A pulpit in which the words of our Lord are repeated does not unite us to Him; a choir in which sweet sentiments are sung brings us no closer to His Cross than to His garments. A temple without an altar of sacrifice is non-existent among primitive peoples, and is meaningless among Christians. And so in the Catholic Church the altar, and not the pulpit or the choir or the organ, is the center of worship, for there is re - enacted the memorial of His Passion." (from the Prologue).

Publisher: Angelus Press
Pages: 71
More by this Author: Fulton J Sheen
Keywords: Tradition books Latin Mass - Study and Rubrics

Be the first to Write a Review for this item!

Related Products
Manual of Episcopal Ceremonies

Manual of Episcopal Ceremonies
Rt Rev. Aurelius Stehle, OSBCode: B1954  Price: £44.00

Guide to the 1962 Pontificale Romanum. Two volumes in one. This rubrical work for various pontifical ceremonies according to the traditional Roman ...

The Heart of the Mass

The Heart of the Mass
(Approved sources)Code: B1635  Price: £11.50

Learn to bring something to Mass - Understanding. Dissects the Mass into its component parts, prayer by prayer with Latin & parallel English

Cenacle House Ltd