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SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES OF THE HOLY MASS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
The idea that in Catholic Church we do not read the Holy Bible is erroneous and fallacious. This piece of writing is just a summary of the Bible verses of the Holy Mass we celebrate daily in the Catholic Church .
INTRODUCTORY RITE

The Entrance procession occasioned by the

Ringing of the Bell (Exod 28:33-35)

Sign of the Cross:

“In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and

of the Holy Spirit.” (Matt 28:19; cf. John

14:13-14; Acts 2:21)

Liturgical Greeting:

“The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the

love of God, and the communion of the Holy

Spirit be with you all.” (2 Cor 13:14)

“Grace to you and peace from God our Father

and the Lord Jesus Christ” (Phil 1:2; Eph 1:2)

“The Lord be with you.” (2 Tim 4:22; cf. Matt

1:23; 28:20)

People’s Response:

“And with your spirit” (cf. Gal 6:18; 2 Tim 4:22)

Rite of Blessing and Sprinkling Holy Water (see

Ezek 36:25; cf. Num 8:7a)

Penitential Act:

Intro: “Let us acknowledge our sins, and so

prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred

mysteries.” (cf. Ps 51:5)

“I confess to almighty God…” (cf. Lev 5:5; Neh

1:5-9; Dan 9:3-19; James 5:16)

“Have mercy on us, O Lord. / For we have sinned

against you. / Show us, O Lord, your mercy. /

And grant us your salvation.” (Ps 41:4)

“Lord, Have Mercy” (Matt 15:22; 17:15; 20:30-31;

cf. Ps 123:3)

Gloria:

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace

to people of good will” (Luke 2:14; cf. Rev 4:11;

5:11-14)

“We praise you, we bless you, we adore you, we

glorify you…” (Cf. Ps 148:13)

“Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son” (cf. Ps

2:7; John 1:14)

“Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, you

take away the sins of the world…” (cf. John

1:29)

Prayers concluded by “Amen” (Neh 8:6; Ps

41:13; Rom 16:27; Heb 13:20-21; Rev 7:16)

LITURGY OF THE WORD

Introductory/Concluding Dialogues

“A reading from the book/letter of…”

“The Word of the Lord” (1 Peter 1:25) – “Thanks

be to God” (Rom 6:17; 2 Cor 9:15)

Acclamations before the Gospel:

“Alleluia” (many Psalms, esp. Ps 146-150; Rev

19:1-6)

“Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, King of endless

glory!” (cf. Ps 24:7-10; 1 Thess 2:12; 2 Tim 4:18)

“Praise and honour to you, Lord Jesus

Christ!” (cf. Dan 4:34, 37; 1 Peter 1:7)

“Glory and praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ!” (cf.

Phil 1:11)

“A reading from the holy Gospel according to…”

– “Glory to you, O Lord”

“The Gospel of the Lord” (Rom 16:25; Mark 1:1)

– “Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ”

Profession of Faith

“I believe…” (Mark 9:24; John 11:27; cf. John

14:1; 1 John 5:10)

General Intercessions:

“We pray to the Lord” (Exod 8:29-30; 10:17-18;

Jer 42:2-4; Acts 8:22-24)

“Lord, hear our prayer” (2 Kings 20:2-5; Isa

38:2-5)

“Hail Mary” (Lk 1:28,42)

LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST

Preparation of the Gifts

“Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation…” (cf.

1 Chron 29:10; Ps 72:18-19; 119:10; Luke 1:68)

“Blessed be God forever. ” (cf. Gen 14:20; Ps

66:20; 68:35)

Eucharistic Acclamations

“Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of hosts…” (Isa 6:3;

Rev 4:8)

“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the

Lord.” (Ps 118:26; Mark 11:9; Matt 21:9; Luke

19:38; John 12:13)

“Hosanna in the highest” (Mark 11:10; Matt 21:9;

cf. Luke 19:38)

Words of Institution: (see Mark 14:22-24; Matt

26:26-28; cf. Luke 22:17-20; 1 Cor 11:23-25)

“Take this, all of you, and eat of it, for this is my

Body, which will be given up for you” (a

combination of Mark 14:22; Matt 26:26; Luke

22:19; 1 Cor 11:24)

“Take this, all of you, and drink from it, for this is

the chalice of my Blood, the Blood of the new

and eternal covenant, which will be poured out

for you and for many for the forgiveness of

sins.” (a combination of Mark 14:24; Matt

26:27b-28; cf. Luke 22:17, 20; 1 Cor 11:25)

“Do this in remembrance of me” (only Luke

22:19; 1 Cor 11:24a, 25b)

Memorial Acclamations

1st Acclamation: “We proclaim your Death, O

Lord, and profess your Resurrection until you

come again.” (cf. 1 Cor 16:22)

2nd Acclamation: “When we eat this Bread and

drink this Cup, we proclaim your Death, O Lord,

until you come again.” (cf. 1 Cor 11:26)

3rd Acclamation: “Save us, Saviour of the world,

for by your Cross and Resurrection you have set

us free.” (cf. Matt 8:25; Luke 4:42; Rom 8:21).

Lord’s Prayer

“Our Father in heaven…” (Matt 6:9-13; cf. Luke

11:2-4; Mark 14:36; Gal 4:6)

Embolism: “Deliver us, Lord, we pray, from every

evil… as we await the blessed hope and the

coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ” (Titus 2:13)

Doxology: “For the kingdom, the power, and the

glory are yours…”

(found only in some biblical manuscripts after

Matt 6:13; cf. Rev 4:11; 11:15; 1 Chron 29:11)

Greeting of Peace

“Lord Jesus Christ, you said to your apostles, ‘I

leave you peace, my peace I give you’” (John

14:27)

“The peace of the Lord be with you always.” (cf.

John 16:33; 20:19, 21, 26)

Breaking of the Bread:

“Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the

world…” (cf. John 1:29, 36; Rev 5:6-13; 22:1-3)

Preparation before Communion

“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.” (John 1:29,

36; Rev 19:9)

“Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter

under my roof, but only say the word and my

soul shall be healed.” (Matt 8:8; cf. Luke 7:1-10)

Concluding Rite

Final Blessing (cf. Gen 28:3; Deut 14:29; v

6:23-27; Ps 29:11)

Dismissal:

“Go forth, the Mass is ended.”

“Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord.” (cf.

Mark 16:15)

“Go in peace, glorifying the Lord by your

life.” (cf. Ps 115:1; 1 Cor 10:31; 2 Thess 1:12)

“Go in peace.” (cf. Exod 4:18; Deut 10:11-13;

Judg 18:6; 1 Sam 1:17; Mark 5:34; Luke 7:50;

8:48).
I hope dis will help to answer some questions posed by people about the Holy Mass in the Catholic Faith? I am proud of my faith. What about U?
Thanks and God bless.