16Besides its spirituality, sacrality, mystery, solemnity, beauty…, it is characterized by:
17Our Lord’s sacrifice of Himself on the Cross - the constant remembering of the sacrificial sense of the Mass, because it is the unbloody, real, and true presentation on our altars ofOur Lord’s sacrifice of Himself on the Cross
18- The priest celebrates it facing God, ad orientem, orientated in the same direction of the faithful, enhancing the christocentric character of the liturgy of the Mass.
19- Except for the Epistle, the Gospel and the homily, the whole Mass is in Latin, official Language of the Church, contributing to the universality of the liturgy.
20- The priest says prayers in a low voice or in silence–especially during the Canon-, which emphasizes its mystery and sacrality.
21And the moments where the faithful kneel down are stressed -especially during the Canon-
22And the communion –in the mouth-, as a sign of adoration and reverence to the Holy Sacrifice and the real presence of our Lord Jesus Christ..
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