Who is missal?

  • (noun): (Roman Catholic Church) a book containing all the prayers and responses needed to celebrate Mass throughout the year.


A missal is a liturgical book containing all instructions and texts necessary for the celebration of Mass throughout the year.

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Missals For Use By Laypeople
... The term "missal" is also used for books intended for use not by the priest but by others assisting at Mass ... These books are sometimes referred to as "hand missals" or "missalettes", while the term "altar missal" is sometimes used to distinguish the missal for the priest's use from them ... One such missal has been used for the swearing in of a United States President ...
Leonine Prayers - Continued Use
... The Leonine Prayers were never included in the 1962 edition of the Roman Missal or in any other edition ... that they were suppressed only after the 1962 Missal was issued is considered by some to mean that they are obligatory when Mass is celebrated in accordance ...
Summorum Pontificum
... Church may celebrate Mass according to the "Missal promulgated by John XXIII in 1962" (the form known as the Tridentine Mass), and administer most of the sacraments in ... places where Mass could be said using the 1962 Missal ... liturgy in its 1962 form, stating that all priests may freely celebrate Mass with the 1962 Missal privately, without having to ask for permission from anyone ...
Louie Verrecchio - Preparing The Way For The Roman Missal
... educators in the effort to prepare their parishioners for the new English translation of the Roman Missal which is scheduled for implementation in the ... “And With Your Spirit – Recovering a sense of the sacred in the Roman Missal.” ...
Sherborne Missal
... The Sherborne Missal is a 15th-century English illuminated manuscript missal in the British Library (Additional manuscript 74236) that has survived in excellent condition ... The missal is notable for a number of reasons ... Janet Backhouse has published a short volume analysing the Sherborne Missal, containing selected illustrations from the manuscript, as well as a more focused volume on the ...

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    The Missal is book of prayers and rites used to celebrate the Roman Catholic mass during the year.