Thursday, November 11, 2010
BIS #2127 INDIAN RITE MASS
The Indian Rite Mass consisted of: i) reception and welcome; ii) five-fold reconciliation or purification (Jala Shuddhi, Sthala Shuddhi, Dehatma Shuddhi, Janaloka Shuddhi and Purna Shuddhi); iii) Lighting of the lamp and receiving of Christ the light; iv) Liturgy of the Word (homage to the Bible, the readings and the Homily); v) Liturgy of the Eucharist (preparation of the gifts, Eucharistic Prayer); vi) Communion Rite (receiving communion, Manasa Puja).
May every Deepa of this Deepavali Season remind us of lighting the Deepas of personal and social change! Happy Deepavali to one and all.