The Mass Structure
THE HOLY SACRIFICE OF THE MASS
THE INTRODUCTORY RITE
(The whole Church of Earth, Purgatory and Heaven is involved in the Mass)
 A WELCOME (by the priest)
THE SIGN OF THE CROSS
A SPRINKLING (with holy water)
THE PENETENTIAL RITE (We pause to repent of our sins)
 THE "I CONFESS"
THE KYRIE ("Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy....")
THE GLORIA ("Glory be to God on high......")
THE LITURGY OF THE WORD (Christ speaks to us by His living word)
 

THE READINGS, which are:
- 1st reading (Old Testament)
- Psalm
- 2nd reading (from the New Testament, but not from the Gospels)
- Holy Gospel (from one of the Four Gospels)

THE HOMILY (Explanation of the Gospel message)
AN ACT OF FAITH (The Creed)
OUR INTERCESSIONS (Bidding prayers)

THE LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST
(Calvary's offering is re-presented. Christ is made present : "whole and entire")
 THE PREPARATION OF THE ALTAR
THE PROCESSION OF GIFTS
THE EUCHARISTIC PRAYER - which includes
- Thanksgiving (Preface)
- Sanctus ("Holy, Holy, Holy Lord .......")
- Epiclesis (The Church asks the Father to send his Holy Spirit)
- Institution Narrative (Consecration of the bread and wine)
- Memorial Acclamation (A declaration of faith)
- Anamnesis (Christ's Passion is called to mind)
- Intercessions (for living and departed)
- Final Doxology (Through Christ we glorify the Father, in the Spirit)
- The great "Amen" (by which we unite ourselves to Christ's offering.)
THE RITE OF COMMUNION (Christ himself is our spiritual Food)
 THE "OUR FATHER"
THE PEACE OF THE LORD
THE "LAMB OF GOD"
THE FRACTION (Breaking of the Sacred Host)
"THIS IS THE LAMB OF GOD"
HOLY COMMUNION
THE CONCLUDING RITE (A preparation to carry the Gospel out to the world)
 ANNOUNCEMENTS
THE BLESSING
THE DISMISSAL

Download the pdf document entitled
The Holy Mass (teachings on the Holy Mass) from Bolivian stigmatist Katya Rivas who was the subject of a 2-hour prime-time FOX TV Network broadcast "Signs from God - Science Tests Faith" by right mouse clicking here  and selecting save target as from the drop down menu.