Mass in Harmony With Scripture Part II: The Form and Frequency
This article is the second in a series on the Mass which focuses on the scriptural basis of the Catholic Celebration of the Eucharist, the Breaking of the Bread. See Part I– Mass in Harmony With Scripture: The Real Presence.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church reminds us that there is a twofold form to the structure of the Mass:
The liturgy of the Eucharist unfolds according to a fundamental structure which has been preserved throughout the centuries down to our own day. It displays two great parts that form a fundamental unity: