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Catholic Word of the Day: SITTING, 09-18-12
| Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
Posted on 09/18/2012 7:56:26 AM PDT by Salvation
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The posture prescribed liturgically for certain parts of the Mass. The faithful are to be seated during the First Reading, the Responsorial Psalm, and the Second Reading; during the Homily; during the Offertory (optional); and during the period of Silence After Communion. In other liturgical functions sitting is also a part of the cermony, e.g., during the readign or singing of the psalms in the Divine Office.
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KEYWORDS: catholic; prayer; rubrics
Visitors to a Catholic Church might be confused by the differing postures, standing, kneeling, sitting.
Here is one explanation.
PS. Just follow along when you visit.
posted on 09/18/2012 7:56:30 AM PDT
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posted on 09/18/2012 7:59:26 AM PDT
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