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The Holy Mass in My Pocket will go anywhere you go. This handy booklet includes the Order of Mass with simple explanations and bright, colorful illustrations.

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Introductory Rites Stand

Priest: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

People: Amen. Priest: The Lord be with you. People: And with your spirit. Priest: Brothers and sisters, let us acknowledge our sins, and so prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred mysteries. People: I confess to almighty God and to you, my brothers and sisters, 3

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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, (we tap our chest with our right hand) 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. (Sometimes we use a different prayer) Priest: May almighty God have mercy on us, forgive us our sins, and bring us to everlasting life. People: Amen.

Priest: Lord, have mercy.

People: Lord, have mercy.

Priest: Christ, have mercy. 4

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People: Christ, have mercy. Priest: Lord, have mercy.

People: Lord, have mercy. Priest and People: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to people of good will. We praise you, we bless you, we adore you, we glorify you, we give you thanks for your great glory, Lord God, heavenly King, O God, almighty Father. Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son, Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us; you take away the sins of the world, receive our prayer; you are seated at the right hand of the Father, have mercy on us. 5

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Word of God


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For you alone are the Holy One, you alone are the Lord, you alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit, in the glory of God the Father. Amen. The priest prays for all our needs. People: Amen.

Liturgy of the Word

Sit We listen to the word of God. At the end of each reading the reader says: The word of the Lord. People: Thanks be to God. Stand

Priest: The Lord be with you. People: And with your spirit. Priest or Deacon: A reading from the holy Gospel according to ________ (the name of the Gospel writer). 7

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People: Glory to you, O Lord. At the end of the Gospel reading, the priest or deacon says: The Gospel of the Lord. People: Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ. Sit

The priest or deacon explains the readings from God’s word to us. Stand

We tell God that we believe everything he has taught us. Priest and People: I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. 8

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God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father; through him all things were made. For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, (Here we bow until after the words “and became man.�) and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead 9

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