Mass card


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Mass card

n. Roman Catholic Church
A card sent usually to a bereaved person or family indicating that the sender has arranged for a Mass to be said on behalf of the deceased.
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Noun1.Mass card - (Roman Catholic Church) a card sent to a bereaved family that says the sender has arranged for a Mass to be said in memory of the deceased
sympathy card - a card expressing sympathy
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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The force's GAA club sent a letter and Mass card to his grieving family yesterday as the footballer was laid to rest.
A quick trip to purchase a Mass card at the parish rectory or a nearby retreat center armed the mourner with an appropriate expression of sympathy.
The family of the late Ray, would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for all their sympathy cards, mass card, flowers, donations and kind words of sympathy, at this very sad time.
Frazer would console grieving relatives by saying their pounds 1 mass card donation would go towards prayers for their loved ones.
One was from a little boy who sent him a mass card and a picture of him on his communion day.
From Pauline, Nick and Karen xxx HANNIGAN Frances Tracey, Dawn, Frances and Patsy wish to thank Paul and Dave, family and friends for mass card and floral tributes.
His brother Colm told the Mirror his brother's room had been ransacked, mass cards were knocked over and his mother's jewellery including precious photos of her late son stolen.
Catherine and the family of the late Alan would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for the lovely mass cards, sympathy cards, letters of condolence and flowers received following their recent bereavement.
Josie's children would like to thank their family, friends and neighbours for all the messages of sympathy and Mass cards recieved during the sad loss of their beloved Mum.
Eucharistic Ministers, Doctors, Nurses in South Tyneside Hospital, Co-op Funeralcare for excellent funeral arrangements and all those who sent mass cards, and all who attended Beth's Requiem Mass.
Thank you to all who sent Mass cards, sympathy cards and flowers.
To those who have sent Mass cards, kind words and thoughts our way, thank you.