Sunday, January 18, 2009

Quick Liturgical Catechetics: The Four Ends of the Sacrifice of the Mass

The Four Ends of the Mass:

1. Adoration - through the Mass, we give God solemn worship, praise and honour.

2. Thanksgiving - through the Mass, we thank God for all He has bestowed.

3. Propitiation - through the Mass (the re-presentation of the Sacrifice of Christ upon Calvary), God's justice for the sins of mankind is satisfied.

4. Petition - through the Mass, we present God with our needs and ask for graces.

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