Mass Prayers

Opening Rites:

I confess to almighty God and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I have greatly sinned in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done and in what I have failed to do, through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault; therefore I ask blessed Mary ever-Virgin, all the Angels and Saints, and you, my brothers and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord our God.

Liturgy of the Word:

The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.

The Lord be with you. And with your spirit. A reading from the holy Gospel according to . . . Glory to you, O Lord. The Gospel of the Lord. Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.

Offertory Prayer: 

Pray, brethren (brothers and sisters), that my sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God, the almighty Father. May the Lord accept the sacrifice at your hands, for the praise and glory of his name, for our good, and the good of all his holy Church.

Preface and the Holy Holy:

The Lord be with you. And with your spirit. Lift up your hearts. We lift them up to the Lord. Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. It is right and just.

Holy, Holy, Holy Lord, God of hosts. Heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the highest.

Mystery of Faith: (first option)

We proclaim your death, O Lord, and profess your Resurrection until you come again.

Great Amen: 

Through him, and with him, and in him . . . for ever and ever. Amen.

Lord’s Prayer: (conclusion)

For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours, now and forever.

Sign of Peace:

The peace of the Lord be with you always. And with your spirit.

Lamb of God:

Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, grant us peace.

Communion Prayer:

Behold the Lamb of God, behold him who takes away the sins of the world. Blessed are those called to the supper of the Lamb. Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof, but only say the word and my soul shall be healed.

Receiving Holy Communion:

The Body of Christ. Amen.  The Blood of Christ. Amen.

Concluding Prayers:

The Lord be with you. And with your spirit. May almighty God bless you . . . Amen.  Go in peace. Thanks be to God.

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