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- proper n. A Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in full ceremonial form, in which the celebrant is assisted by a deacon and a subdeacon and accompanied by acolytes, a thurifer, and a choir.
- proper n. A Missa Cantata or sung Mass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See under Mass.
- n. Mass with incense, music, the assistance of a deacon, subdeacon, etc.
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- n. a solemn and elaborate Mass with music
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Each has its own unique high, from High Mass to the intoxication of spirit and drum.
Raffaelo is set to attend his first Mass here next Sunday, so we can suggest a banquet in his honor, to coincide with the High Mass next week.
Brother Cadfael was ready with Brother Edmund in the porch of the infirmary to see them ride in, as they did in the middle of the morning, just after High Mass was ended.
The other day I wrote about the High Mass in honour of the Carthusian Martyrs on the occasion of Fr Ray Blake's silver jubilee.
Leontiev, F.SS.P's solemn High Mass four years ago!
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Alexander & Andrew serve the High Mass this morning
The ceremony of High Mass was performed with considerable solemnity, a number of noblemen and ladies of rank being present.
They will be at the High Mass on Christmas Eve--carols at 11:30 P.M., Mass at 12.
For many in Latin America, the smell of incense at the High Mass, the flickering candles and their smoke, the bells, the sonorous hymns, and the taste of the Lord's Body on the tongue convey a sensibility that is far thicker than that received in the bare white Puritan churches of New England....