“Learning About the Roman Liturgy” – (May 19-Kissing The Altar)

www.romanitaspress.com In this episode Louis discusses the profound significance of why the celebrant kisses the altar several times during the Roman Mass. Please follow and like us:

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“Learning About the Roman Liturgy” with Louis Tofari (June 16th, 2016)

www.romanitaspress.com In this episode, Louis Tofari continues his talk on the prayers at the foot of the Altar. From the Antiphon through Psalm 42 and forward. Mr. Tofari goes in depth with the rubrics and symbolism behind the prayers, motions, postures….TRADITION! Enjoy. Please follow and like us:

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“Learning About The Roman Liturgy” with Louis Tofari- June 9th, 2016

www.magnificatmedia.com In this episode of “Learning About The Roman Liturgy”, Louis Tofari discusses, in depth, the prayers at the foot of the altar. This is part 1 of a 2 part show. the second part will air next week. Please follow and like us:

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The Paschal Candle

The origin of the custom of making and blessing the Paschal Candle has been attributed by some writers to Pope St. Zosimus, who ascended the throne of Peter in the year 417 Please follow and like us:

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Laetare Sunday

According to the book History of the Mass, the fourth Sunday of Lent is what is known as the “Sunday of the Golden Rose”, from a custom observed at Rome of blessing a rose made of pure gold mixed with musk and balsam.  Please follow and like us:

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Veiling of the Cross and Statues

Every year the church goes through this; starting from the beginning of the Easter season of the liturgical year the Church has followed our Lord’s footsteps in the course of His apostolic ministry. Please follow and like us:

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Chronological Development of Chalice Linens and Cleaning

In the early church it is most likely that only one linen cloth was used to serve as both altar-cloth and corporal.  Please follow and like us:

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Chalice Linens – their significance

Vesture. It means an item of clothing; garment; attire.  That’s what linen cloths are for the Chalice.  Please follow and like us:

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Visualizing the altar decorated

Like everything else there is a proper way to decorate the church altars.  Please follow and like us:

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Midnight Mass at Bethlehem

Wouldn’t it be lovely to spend Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Bethlehem visiting the very spots our Lord was more than 2,000 years ago?  Please follow and like us:

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Learning About the Roman Liturgy with Louis Tofari – show #6

“Learning About the Roman Liturgy” with Louis Tofari – Louis talk about changes that have occured in the Roman Mass throughout it’s history.   All content and materials available on this web site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Please follow and like us:

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Learning About the Roman Liturgy with Louis Tofari – show #5

“Learning About the Roman Liturgy” with Louis Tofari – The use of Latin in the Roman Liturgy.   All content and materials available on this web site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Please follow and like us:

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“Learning About the Roman Liturgy” with Louis Tofari – Show #4

“Learning About the Roman Liturgy” with Louis Tofari examines the Liturgical Rites of the West vs the East.   All content and materials available on this web site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Please follow and like us:

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Where liturgical actions take place – The church building

The word “church” refers to a public place of worship and is derived from the Old Saxon word of kirika which is similar to the modern German word, kirche.  Please follow and like us:

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Liturgical Books of the Roman Liturgy

What are liturgical books?  Please follow and like us:

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The Various Liturgical Colors of the Roman Liturgy

Did you ever happen to wonder…why so many colors in the Roman Liturgy?  Please follow and like us:

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