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When to Sit, Stand & Kneel at the Traditional Latin Mass

By Latin Mass Devotee

Summary: Brief Summary of Latin Mass Postures (For High & Low Mass)

Keywords: Latin Mass, 'Tridentine' Mass, Traditional Latin Mass, Extraordinary Form, Mass Posture, High Mass, Low Mass, Sit, Stand, Kneel, Genuflect

I think it would be helpful to provide instructions in the Latin Mass section regarding when to sit, stand & kneel during Mass. The following "quick summary" can be put in table form and inserted into the missal.

[Note: We have placed the following in table form for your convenience.]

Mass Postures: High Mass (Traditional Latin 'Tridentine' Mass)

Key*

WHEN

POSTURE

|

Entrance of Priest, continuing through the "ASPERGES ME..."

Stand

-

(while priest vests for Mass)

Sit

|

(as priest returns from vesting)

Stand

\

"IN NOMINE PATRIS..."

Kneel

| **

"GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO"

(when omitted - e.g. Lent / Advent / Masses for the Dead - stand instead at "Domimus vobiscum")

Stand **

-

Epistle (e.g. "Lectio Epistolae...")

Sit

|

Gospel (at "Dominus vobiscum")

Stand

-

(when priest approaches for the sermon)

Sit

|

Reading of Gospel

[at time of sermon, in the vernacular (e.g. when priest reads the Gospel in the English language)]

Stand

-

(rest of sermon)

Sit

| **

"CREDO IN UNUM DEUM..."

Stand **

\

From "ET INCARNATUS EST" through "HOMO FACTUS EST"

Kneel

|

(rest of Creed, until after "Oremus")

Stand

-

Offertory (immediately after "Oremus")

Sit

|

(incensing of the people)

Stand

-

(after incensing)

Sit

|

"Dominus vobiscum" (immediately after "Per omnia saecula saeculorum", "Amen")

Stand

\

"SANCTUS, SANCTUS, SANCTUS" (right after preface...preface often ends in "una voce dicentes")

Kneel

|

Pater Noster [At "Oremus" ("Oremus. Praeceptis salutaribus...PATER NOSTER...") (right after "Per omnia saecula saeculorum", "Amen")]

Stand

\

Mixture of the Body & Blood (right after "Pax Domini sit semper vobiscum", "Et cum spiritu tuo")

Kneel

\

Receiving Holy Communion

Kneel before Holy Communion - stand only to walk to altar rail, then kneel for Holy Communion, then stand only to return to pew, kneel after Holy Communion

|

"Dominus vobiscum"

Stand

\

Immediately after "Deo gratias" (e.g." Ite, Missa est", "Deo gratias")

Kneel

|

Last Gospel - at "Dominus vobiscum" (just after "BENEDICAT VOS OMNIPOTENS...", "Amen")

Stand

\

"ET VERBUM CARO FACTUM EST" (may not be audible - watch priest)

Genuflect

|

Rest of Last Gospel

Stand

\

After Mass

Kneel for private prayer

* Key: | = Stand; - = Sit; \ = Kneel

** If priest sits during singing (e.g. during the Gloria & Credo), sit while he sits.

Mass Postures: Low Mass (Traditional Latin 'Tridentine' Mass)

Key*

WHEN

POSTURE

|

Entrance of Priest

Stand

\

"IN NOMINE PATRIS..."

Kneel

|

Gospel (at "Dominus vobiscum")

Stand

-

(when priest approaches for the sermon)

Sit

|

Reading of Gospel

[at time of sermon, in the vernacular (e.g. when priest reads the Gospel in the English language)]

Stand

-

(rest of sermon)

Sit

|

"CREDO IN UNUM DEUM..."

Stand

\

From "ET INCARNATUS EST" through "HOMO FACTUS EST"

Genuflect

|

(rest of Creed, until after "Oremus")

Stand

-

Offertory (immediately after "Oremus")

Sit

\

"SANCTUS, SANCTUS, SANCTUS" (right after preface...preface often ends in "una voce dicentes")

Kneel

\

Receiving Holy Communion

Kneel before Holy Communion - stand only to walk to altar rail, then kneel for Holy Communion, then stand only to return to pew, kneel after Holy Communion

|

Last Gospel - at "Dominus vobiscum" (just after "BENEDICAT VOS OMNIPOTENS...", "Amen")

Stand

\

"ET VERBUM CARO FACTUM EST" (may not be audible - watch priest)

Genuflect

|

Rest of Last Gospel

Stand

\

Prayers After Mass

Kneel

* Key: | = Stand; - = Sit; \ = Kneel

Primary Reference: Latin-English Booklet Missal (Coalition in Support of Ecclesia Dei)

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