High Mass


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High Mass

n. Roman Catholic Church
A Mass in which the celebrant is assisted by a deacon and a subdeacon and accompanied by acolytes, a thurifer, and a choir.

High Mass

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a solemn and elaborate sung Mass. Compare Low Mass

high′ mass′


n.
(often caps.) a mass in which the liturgy is sung, rather than spoken, by the celebrant. Compare low mass.
[1100–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.high mass - a solemn and elaborate Mass with musicHigh Mass - a solemn and elaborate Mass with music
Mass - (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
Mass - a musical setting for a Mass; "they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
Translations

High Mass

nmessa cantata or solenne
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On that day the royal apartments were open to the public, and at the hour of High Mass the crowd flowed back towards the vestibule of the chapel to witness what was called the procession of the Cordons Bleus.
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There was no music except when the choir sang for High Mass.
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We met in Munich for a flight to Rome, then onto our buses and off to Abate, a modern suburb of Rome, for High Mass, Latin Extraordinary Form, in the little church of San Benedetto.
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There is also Christmas high mass at 12am preceded by carol singing at 11pm.