Important Words & Definitions Symbols Steps of Mass
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What is Christos?
Means "anointed one in Greek. Often used in a chant that pleads for mercy and expresses awe regarding Christ's rise.
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What does "Confiteor" mean?
The word that is Latin for "I confess". This act allows us to pray aloud together.
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What is the Sign of the Cross?
The act a liturgical prayer starts with us marking our bodies (forehead, chest, left shoulder, and right shoulder) with this prayer.
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What is the Confiteor?
Praying aloud for forgiveness, before causing halfway to strike over our hearts to convey guilt and sorrow for our sins.
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What is the definition of "Kyrios"
In Greek, this word means "Lord". The word is used as a part of a common Greek chant we have used for centuries.
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What is the Entrance Chant?
The act helps us know that we are one with each other. When we all sing together, we make one voice that joins Christ.
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What is Glory to God?
The song of angels at Christ's birth is typically sung on Sundays and feast days. It isn't sung during Advent or Lent, as it is a season of penance
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What is "Christ, Eleison"?
In Greek, these words mean "Christ, have mercy". It is the appropriate response to the priest saying "Christ, have mercy".
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What is The Greeting?
The way the priest greets us through words of scripture. It recognizes that we are gods holy people.
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What is the Sprinkling Rite?
When the priest walks around the church sprinkling blast water from the baptismal font on us. Following this, we make the sign of the cross.
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What is "Christos"?
The Greek translation of the Hebrew word "Messiah". Can be translated through Greek to mean "anointed one".
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What is the Penitential Act?
The act of asking God and each other for forgiveness for the times we have sinned.
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What is the Sacrament of Reconciliation?
The act of having the chance to talk things through with a priest and receive God's forgiveness. This can help you start over on the right foot with God.
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What does "Kyrie, eleison; Christe eleison".
It is a Greek chant Christians have used for centuries that means "Lord, have mercy; Christ, have mercy".
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What is The Collect?
The act that closes the Liturgy Introductory Rites, which gathers or collects everyone's prayers.




Liturgy Introductory Rites

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