In this YouTube video, the speaker discusses the importance of the Mass and sets the stage for the class. They explain that the class will look at the Mass from three different angles, including the perspective of the Roman Catholics Anglican rite, which offers more detailed descriptions of the different parts of the Mass. The video includes discussions on the church's history, the significance of entering the church, the role of sacred objects such as candles and the tabernacle, and the Liturgy of the Word. The speaker emphasizes the importance of the lector and making the readings engaging to keep the congregation's attention. Additionally, the concept of perichoresis is introduced, describing the binding of the Holy Trinity and the two natures of Jesus Christ as a choreographed dance where all members move precisely and fluidly together.
The video discusses the structure of the Liturgy of the Word during a Catholic Mass, including the readings from the Old Testament, the Psalms, the Epistles, and the Gospel. The speaker reflects on the historical context of the New Testament letters and emphasizes the importance of prayer and fasting during the mass. The video also delves into the liturgy of the Eucharist, including the presentation and preparation of gifts on the altar and the significance of offering. The speaker emphasizes the importance of Catholic obligations, such as attending Mass and completing sacraments of initiation, and mentions upcoming events in the Church, including celebrations for All Saints Day, Our Lady of Guadalupe, and National Eucharistic Revival. Finally, the community discusses the news of Father Gregory's transfer and welcomes Father Mark as their new pastor.
In the "October 27, 2022 Pre Mass, Introductory Rites and Liturgy of the Word" video, the speaker starts with some informal talk and announces that there will be a break until the end of November. He leads the audience in a prayer and recites the Lord's Prayer. Additionally, the speaker encourages those who missed the last session to see him as they missed out on a handout provided by Laura.