Canon of the Mass

(redirected from Canon Missae)
(R. C. Ch.) that part of the mass, following the Sanctus, which never changes.
See Canon.

See also: canon, Mass

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Robert Taft gives a fine account of the origin and meaning of the Sancta Sanctis; Kenneth Stevenson traces the development of the term |unbdloody sacrifice'; and David Power looks at the Tridentine defence of the antiquity and theology of the Roman canon missae. The essay by Mark Searle shows how semiotics may be applied to the theological understanding of liturgy, though to one untrained in semiotics, it looks an unnecessary complication of something that should be straightforward.