For the last forty years, most Catholics are already familiar with the Novus Ordo, also known as the New Order. This version is the successor of its more traditional method of worshipping. Simply known as the Latin Mass, Tridentine Latin Mass is a method that has been practiced since July 14, 1570. Pope St. Pius V through the apostolic constitution Quo Primum, any mass celebrated in Latin is coined as “Latin Mass”.
One of the most obvious difference of the Novus Ordo and Latin Mass is the language used to celebrate the mass. The latter is celebrated in Latin while Novus Ordo uses the common language of the country where the mass is held. However, the missal that Pope Paul VI released was also in Latin and assumed that the Mass would continue to be in Latin.Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oiWiT4
One of the most visited tourist attractions on any part of the globe are churches. Aside from their religious significance, these structures are a living testament of the history that once had been.
A church’s beauty is breathtaking and it cannot be denied. It is often the old churches that get visited by tourists from all over the world. The architectural designs and the statues are worth seeing both for those who are in for a religious crusade and those who are art enthusiasts.
Old St. Mary’s: Why It’s Worth Seeing
When you hear the Detroit, the first thing that comes to mind are the towering skyscrapers and high rise buildings but there is so much more to this state than these structures.
Situated right in the middle of high towers in Greektown Detroit, Old St. Mary’s stands tall and provides peaceful retreat for locals and tourists who are in need of quiet and tranquil atmosphere. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oQLqyW
Roman Catholic Church holds the largest group of Christians in the world. Dating back to about 30 AD, catholic churches are well spread anywhere in the globe. The pope that lives in the smallest country of the world, the Vatican, is the successor to Peter, the first bishop of Rome.
Roman Catholic Church reaches back to the ancient time and has a large part in history. After the conversion of the Roman Emperor Constantine in AD 312, the Roman Catholic Church was formed. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oj6lYn
Mass is the most important form of worship for Roman Catholics. As a general rule and in accordance to the Third commandment, Catholics must attend the mass at least once a week to celebrate the Sabbath. Most often, these masses are held in churches in Detroit, MI, especially with the parish community.
There are various types of masses that are celebrated with regards to the style of the liturgy and the occasion for which it is heard. There are four types, in general, the Ordinary Mass, Daily Mass, Feast Days and Holy Days Of Obligation, and Tridentine Mass. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oQI4Mg
A visit to any Catholic archdiocese is not complete without hearing what is known as the Tridentine Mass. While some people might find the said mass quite boring and confusing, there is actually more to it than meets the eye.
What Is A Tridentine Mass?
Simply put, a Tridentine mass is what is also known as the Latin mass. The said mass got its official name from the Council of Trent, the party responsible for the some of the changes done by the Catholic Church when it comes to religious rites. One of the most notable change would be the priest facing the people during the rites instead of everyone facing the altar.
As the name implies, a Tridentine or Latin Mass typically makes use of the Latin language throughout the whole rite. This does not, however, mean that you need to have an intimate knowledge of the said language as they usually give out missals that can guide you. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oQRAyX
Known as the City of Churches, Detroit, Michigan is the home to some of the oldest churches in United States of America. So much so that some of the churches are even much older than United States itself. One of the oldest churches in the city is Old St. Mary’s Church. It is the first German Church built in Detroit and the third oldest Roman Catholic Church in the area after St. Anne and Most Holy Trinity.
In the olden times, German Catholic farmers who emigrated from Germany are the original devotees of the parish church. It was built in order to serve the growing number of German churchgoers. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oQJre6
Roman Catholicism is one of the biggest religions in the world. It has been in existence for centuries and has reached a lot of people even in Western civilization. It is believed that there are more Roman Catholics than believers of other religions. In the United States, Detroit, Michigan is one of the places that were highly influenced by Roman Catholicism.
It was greatly influenced that Detroit is home to a lot of Catholic churches. Detroit is also once known as the City of Churches. It all started with a humble chapel on the banks of Detroit River three hundred years ago. Over the years, Catholic churches sprouted in Michigan from both rural and urban areas. Many American designers picked up the architecture trend in Europe and adapted the styles to Catholic churches in Detroit. Because of their architectural beauty, many artists, designers and scholars were at awe at its grandeur.Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oj6xqw
For Catholics, churches play an important part in their lives, particularly in their religious services. For some people who believe in another religion, they may seem like just a wonderful piece of architecture that has been built over hundreds of years ago. At first glance, churches may all look the same in terms of floor plans and just differ in designs and materials used in building it; they all have an aisle which leads to the cross at the center of the altar area.
They also have towers and domes that direct towards the sky, as a representation of Jesus Christ’s looking at us from above.For devout Catholics, however, churches are not all the same. Not just in styles and layouts, has different classification system. There’s the cathedral, basilica, chapel, parish church, oratory and crypts. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oiWZvx