Msgr. James Patrick Moroney Executive Director, Secretariat for the Liturgy United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The English. Latin GIRM (Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani) — Roman Missal, 3rd Edition in GIRM (in English) • Preferred Version from MR3. Ed.) (Liturgy Documentary) [Usccb] on The General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM), from the Roman Missal, Third December 9,
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Above all, they should instruct the Christian faithful that the Catholic faith teaches that Christ, whole and entire, and the true Sacrament, is received even under only one species, and consequently that as far as the effects are concerned, those who receive under only one species are not girj of any of the grace that is necessary for salvation. If desired, a psalm or other canticle of praise or a hymn may also be sung by the entire congregation.
General Instruction of the Roman Missal
When the Prayer after Communion is concluded, brief announcements should be made to the people, if there are any. Sacred pastors should take care to ensure that the faithful who participate in the rite or are present at it, are made aware by the most suitable means possible of the Catholic teaching on the form of Holy Communion as laid down by the Ecumenical Council of Trent.
Then, with hands joined, he bows profoundly before the altar and quietly says the prayer Munda cor meum Cleanse my heart. With the people he adds, Domine, non sum dignus Lord, I am not worthy.
It is sung or said on Sundays outside the Seasons of Advent and Lent, on solemnities and feasts, and at special celebrations of a more solemn character. No one is ever to join a concelebration or to be admitted as a concelebrant once the Mass has already begun.
If other ministers are also absent, their proper parts may be entrusted to other suitable faithful laypeople; otherwise, they are carried out by some of the concelebrants.
A brief period of silence may precede the prayer, unless this has been already observed immediately after Communion. Acta Apostolicae Sedis 7pp. In accordance with the ancient tradition of the Church, the collect prayer is usually addressed to God the Father, through Christ, in the Holy Spirit,  and is concluded with a trinitarian ending, that is to say the longer ending, in the following manner:.
The priest then washes his hands at the side of the altar, a rite that is an expression of his desire for interior purification. After the Collect, the minister reads the First Reading and Psalm, the Second Reading, when it is to be said, and the verse of the Alleluia or other chant. The Priest venerates the altar as usual with a kiss and, after making a profound bow with the minister, withdraws.
Chapter IV: The Different Forms of Celebrating Mass
After the incensation of the altar, he goes to the chair together with the priest, takes his place there uscch the side of the priest ggirm assists him as necessary.
They reply, And with your spirit. If at any celebration of Mass a Deacon is present, he should exercise his function. This acclamation, which is part of the Eucharistic Prayer itself, is sung or said by all the people with the priest. If there is no psalmist, the lector may also proclaim the responsorial Psalm after the first reading.
The procession bringing the gifts is accompanied by the Offertory chant cf. This is the sense of the fraction and the igrm preparatory rites by which the faithful are led directly to Communion. Otherwise all who pass before the Most Blessed Sacrament genuflect, unless they are moving in 211. In the parts from Make holy, therefore, these gifts to the end of Humbly we pray, all the concelebrants pronounce everything together as follows:.
When he celebrates the Eucharist, therefore, he must serve God and the people with dignity and humility, and by his bearing and by the way he says the divine words he must convey to the faithful the living presence of Christ. Incense may be used optionally in any form of Mass: Visiting Priests should be gladly admitted to concelebration of the Eucharist, provided their Priestly standing has been ascertained.
They answerEt cum spiritu tuo And also with you. Then, if necessary, the acolyte assists the Priest in receiving the gifts of the people and, if appropriate, brings the bread and wine to the altar and hands them to the Priest.
In more solemn celebrations, if appropriate, the Bishop may impart a blessing to the people with the Book of gimr Gospels. The cross adorned with a figure of Christ crucified, and carried in procession, may be placed next to the altar to serve as the altar cross, in which case it must be the only cross used; otherwise it is put away in a dignified place. Eucharistic Prayer Glrm Eucharistic Prayer IV In a difficult period when the Catholic faith on the sacrificial girk of uscb Mass, the ministerial priesthood, and the real and permanent presence of Christ under the Eucharistic species were placed at risk, St.
Chapter IV: The Different Forms of Celebrating Mass
Indeed, the rite described below foresees an even greater number of ministers. If there is no singing at the entrance, the antiphon in the Missal is recited either by the faithful, or by some of them, or by a lector; otherwise, it is recited by the priest himself, who may even adapt it as an introductory explanation cf. Then the Priest, with hands extended, says the Collect, at the end of which the people acclaim, Amen. The priest incenses the book, if incense is used igrm.
Upon reaching the altar, the lector makes a profound bow with ucscb others. Although it is not always necessary e.
After the collect, all sit. The Priest, joining his hands again and then immediately placing his left hand on his breast, raises his right hand and adds, May almighty God bless you and, as he makes the Sign of the Cross over the people, he continues, the Uscb, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit.