missal

Derivation

  • Latin: Missa, Mass

Article

Book containing prayers recited by the priest at the altar during Mass, and all texts officially said or sung in connection with Mass throughout the year. It contains what is commonly said at every Mass, and the Proper of each Mass; the Common of Saints; the prayers said on various occasions; prayers in preparation before and in thanksgiving after Mass; and various blessings.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “missal”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 November 2018. Web. 20 November 2018. <>