Note on the Mass

The Mass begins with the last words of The Book of Revelation, filled out by a Trinitarian formula: Gratia Domini nostri Jesu Christi [et caritas Dei, et communicatio Sancti Spiritus sit] cum omnibus vobis (Rev. 22:21) The sense is unmistakable: the Mass both continues where God’s revelation leaves off and fills it out.

 

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