hunter’s Mass

Also known as

  • Missa venatoria


Said for hunters in a hurry, was a kind of dry Mass (Missa sicca), a common form of devotion used for funerals or marriages in the afternoon, when a real Mass could not be said. It consisted of the Mass with the Offertory, Consecration, and Communion omitted.

MLA Citation

  • “hunter’s Mass”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 August 2010. Web. 19 September 2020. <>