Cookies Policy
X
Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Sunday Mass and Participation in Its Rit Uals

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Buy this article

Price:
$30.00+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites

image of Journal of Empirical Theology

According to a poll conducted among the Francophone Catholics of Montreal, the rites of passage have taken priority over Sunday Mass. But, nonetheless, the eucharistic celebration continues to be considered as a participation in the pascal mystery. At the same time, the participation of mass-goers shows that there is a broad though selective acceptance of the gestures, of the response to those who preside over the celebration and of the changes in the ritual. The participation is based on an intimate religiosity which is expressed in a place considered before all else to be a social setting for a relationship with the divine. In this sense, a prayerful atmosphere is of primary importance. Hearing the Word of God has a central place in the concerns of the participants. They want the preaching to link the Word of God to the preoccupations of their daily life and to the world roundabout. On the whole, it seems that mass-goers refuse to let their religious experience be coopted by a rite whose institutional character serves to guarantee the historical continuity of a belief and a culture.

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Create email alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Name:*
    Email:*
    Your details
    Name:*
    Email:*
    Department:*
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
     
     
     
    Other:
     
    Journal of Empirical Theology — Recommend this title to your library

    Thank you

    Your recommendation has been sent to your librarian.

  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation