Canon of the Mass

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(R. C. Ch.) that part of the mass, following the Sanctus, which never changes.
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Agatha, who is mentioned in the canon of the mass, is also invoked against earthquakes and breast diseases.
Pope John XXIII added the name of Joseph to the Canon of the Mass.
Catholic Insight has previously defended the translation in the canon of the Mass of the Latin phrase "pro multis" to "for all.