Definition of Low mass
1. Noun. A Mass recited without music.
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Literary usage of Low mass
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"B. low mass on the Day of Obsequies and in the Same Church. ... Thanks to this opportune decree, the low Mass, as well as the solemn one, may be celebrated ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"A priest is not allowed to celebrate even a low mass without at least one person to make the responses. In the Anglican prayer-book the clergymen who read ..."
3. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"low mass is said by a priest with a single acolyte or attendant. There is neither music nor incense used. The great majority of masses are " Low. ..."
4. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low, Publishers' Circular, Sampson Low, Son and Marston (1891)
"Boston, Mass. ...1881 Ceremonial Guide to low mass : Directions for ... Pickering 1883 • of the Altar: Guide to low mass, accord. ..."