Priest's Preface

 

Prefaces in the Order of Mass

Preface I of Advent:
The two comings of Christ
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Preface II of Advent:
The twofold expectation of Christ
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Preface I of the Nativity of the Lord Quicktime Audio

Preface II of the Nativity of the Lord:
The restoration of all things in the Incarnation

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Preface III of the Nativity of the Lord:
The exchange in the Incarnation of the Word
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Preface of the Epiphany of the Lord:
Christ the light of the nations
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Preface I of Lent:
The spiritual meaning of Lent
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Preface II of Lent:
Spiritual Penance
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Preface III of Lent:
The fruits of abstinence
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Preface IV of Lent:
The fruits of fasting
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Preface I of the Passion of the Lord:
The power of the Cross
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Preface II of the Passion of the Lord:
The victory of the Passion
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Preface I of Easter:
The Paschal Mystery
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Preface II of Easter:
New life in Christ
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Preface III of Easter:
Christ living and always interceding for us
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Preface IV of Easter:
The restoration of the universe
through the Paschal Mystery
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Preface V of Easter:
Christ, Priest and Victim
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Preface I of the Ascension of the Lord Quicktime Audio
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Preface I of the Sundays in Ordinary Time:
The Paschal Mystery and the People of God
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Preface II of the Sundays in Ordinary Time:
The mystery of salvation
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Preface III of the Sundays in Ordinary Time:
The salvation of man by a man
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Preface IV of the Sundays in Ordinary Time:
The history of salvation
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Preface V of the Sundays in Ordinary Time:
Creation
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Preface VI of the Sundays in Ordinary Time:
The pledge of the eternal Passover
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Preface VII of the Sundays of Ordinary Time:
Salvation through the obedience of Christ
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Preface VIII of the Sundays of Ordinary Time:
The Church united by the unity of the Trinity
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Preface I of the Most Holy Eucharist Quicktime Audio
Preface II of the Most Holy Eucharist Quicktime Audio
Preface I of the Blessed Virgin Mary:
The Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary
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Preface II of the Blessed Virgin Mary:
The Church praises God with the words of Mary
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Preface I of the Apostles:
The Apostles, shepherds of God's people
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Preface II of the Apostles:
The apostolic foundation and witness
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Preface I of Saints:
The Glory of the Saints
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Preface II of Saints:
The action of the Saints
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Preface I of Holy Martyrs:
The sign and example of martyrdom
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Preface II of Holy Martyrs:
The wonders of God in the victory of the Martyrs

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Preface of Holy Pastors:
The presence of holy Pastors in the Church
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Preface of Holy Virgins and Religious:
The sign of a life consecrated to God
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Common Preface I:
The renewal of all things in Christ
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Common Preface II:
Salvation through Christ
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Common Preface III:
Praise to God for the creation and
restoration of the human race
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Common Preface IV:
Praise, the gift of God
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Common Preface V:
The proclamation of the Mystery of Christ
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Common Preface VI:
The mystery of salvation in Christ
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Preface I for the Dead:
The hope of resurrection in Christ
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Preface II for the Dead:
Christ died so that we might live
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Preface III for the Dead:
Christ, the salvation and the life
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Preface IV for the Dead:
From earthly life to heavenly glory
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Preface V for the Dead:
Our resurrection through the victory of Christ
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