Radio Show ep. 5: Liturgy of the Word (1 of 2)

Posted by Jeffrey Pinyan at 2:11 PM

Air Date:  November 14, 2010 (11 AM) / November 19, 2010 (2 PM)
Topic: Liturgy of the Word:  Readings, Responsorial Psalm, Alleluia, Gospel

  • Liturgy of the Word
    • Episode 5: Readings, Responsorial Psalm, Alleluia, Gospel
    • Episode 6: Homily, Profession of Faith, Prayer of the Faithful
    • Purpose is to establish communion among the faithful and prepare them to listen properly to God's word and celebrate the Eucharist worthily
  • Cycle of Readings
    • Three-year Sunday cycle
    • Two-year weekday cycle
  • Why is Scripture read?
  • Christ is present in the reading of the Scriptures
  • First (and Second) Reading
    • "The Word of the Lord"
    • "Thanks be to God"
  • Responsorial Psalm
    • Responds to the First Reading
  • Alleluia (or Gospel Acclamation)
  • Gospel
    • Blessing for the Gospel (Priest or Deacon)
    • "Glory to you, O Lord"
      • Sign of the Cross
    • "The Gospel of the Lord" / "Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ"
    • "Through the words of the Gospel..."
      • Kissing the Book of the Gospels
  • Next episode on the Homily, Profession of Faith, and the Prayer of the Faithful
  • Contact me
    • Send questions to questions@prayingthemass.com
      • Questions answered on the web site, not on the air
    • Consider buying the Praying the Mass series!

Radio Show ep. 4: Introductory Rites (3 of 3)

Posted by Jeffrey Pinyan at 2:01 PM

Air Date:  November 7, 2010 (11 AM) / November 12, 2010 (2 PM)
Topic: Introductory Rites: Gloria, Collect

  • Gloria
    • Begins with the words sung by angels on earth when Christ was born
    • Trinitarian in form:  praises the Father, the Son, and (briefly) the Holy Spirit
  • Collect
    • "Let us pray."
    • One of the "proper" prayers of the Mass
    • "Collects" the intentions of the Mass into one
  • Next episode on the Liturgy of the Word (through the Gospel)
  • Contact me
    • Send questions to questions@prayingthemass.com
      • Questions answered on the web site, not on the air
    • Consider buying the Praying the Mass series!

Radio Show ep. 3: Introductory Rites (2 of 3)

Posted by Jeffrey Pinyan at 10:24 AM

Air Date:  October 31, 2010 (11 AM) / November 5, 2010 (2 PM)
Topic: Introductory Rites: Greeting, Penitential Act, Kyrie

  • Greeting
    • Priest's greetings (from the letters of St. Paul)
      • "The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all." (2 Cor. 13:14)
      • "Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." (Rom. 1:7)
      • "The Lord be with you." (2 Th. 3:16)
    • Bishop's greeting (from the lips of Jesus)
      • "Peace be with you." (John 20:19)
    • Our response: "And with your spirit." (cf. Gal. 6:18; 2 Tim. 4:22)
  • Penitential Act
    • To seek forgiveness for sins is a prerequisite for righteous and pure prayer. (CCC 2631)
    • Form A: Confiteor
    • Form B: Dialogue
    • Form C: Kyrie with tropes
    • Absolution
  • Kyrie
  • Next episode on the Gloria and Collect
  • Contact me
    • Send questions to questions@prayingthemass.com
      • Questions answered on the web site, not on the air
    • Consider buying the Praying the Mass series!