Explore Catholicism's most ancient practice - the Mass. With the Church intoducing revised language for the Mass, now is the perfect time to renew your love and understanding for this sacred celebration. The authors guide readers through the different parts of the Mass - from the entrance procession to the blessing and dismissal. Step by step they explain the specifics - the order of the Mass, clothing worn, prayers and responses, postures and gestures. They also explain the historical, theological, and spiritual background of each specific part of the Mass. eBook version.