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THEO-N056-The Mass: History, Theology, and Spirituality (1 CEU)

This online independent study course will provide an overview of the historical development of the Mass ritual, a theological reflection on the Faith that is celebrated, and a way of life that revolves around these sacred Mysteries of our Faith. The historical perspective provides key resources and documents that demonstrate the continuity with the past; the theological reflection addresses the depth of Faith that is made present in this Holy Sacrifice and Sacrament. and a consideration of the ways the physical environment, liturgical rubrics, vestments, and music are integrated with the liturgical year unfold a spirituality that should flow from the Mass.