Mysteries of the Mass - Fr. Bill's Personal Pages
By Fr. William Holtzinger
To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.
Mysteries of the Mass: Reflections on the Sacred Liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church - Join host, Fr. Bill Holtzinger, as he offers reflections, teachings, interviews, and more about the Mass.
||CleanMMP 24 - What Happens At Mass?||Episode 24 (18:17) In this episode: Can you explain what happens at Mass? How is Mass a sacrifice, celebration, and sacred meal? How Mass re-presents the suffering, dear, and resurrection of Christ; How Mass helps us in the troubles of life; Mass is full of hope and joy. Related Web Sites: Fr. Bill's Webpage See Archive Episodes Subscribe via iTunes||1/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 23 - The Eucharistic Prayers, Pt. 2||Episode 23 (1:25:01) In this episode: Review of a preface; Study Group 10; Continued Analysis of the Roman Canon; Study of Eucharistic Prayers 2-4; The Announcements Direct Download Here Related Web Sites:Fr. Bill's web pageMysteries of the Mass Web PageSubscribe via iTunes||12/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 22 - The Eucharistic Prayers, Pt. 1||Episode 22 (1:16:25) In this episode: this reflection on the New Roman Missal translation; The history of the Eucharistics Prayers; The Preface; Eucharistic Prayer I and its development; Q & A Related Web Sites: Fr. Bill's web page Mysteries of the Mass Web Page Subscribe via iTunes||6/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 21 - The Preparation of the Gifts||Episode 21 (1:09:15) In this episode: History the Roman Missal; Study Group 10; History of the Preparation of the Gifts; Meaning and variation of the gifts; meaning of the pouring of water; Meaning of washing of the hands; Prayer Over the Gifts Related Web Sites: Fr. Bill's web page Mysteries of the Mass Web Page Subscribe via iTunes||4/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 20 - The Liturgy Of The First Four Centuries||Episode 20 (1:21:09) In this episode: The bread of presence; Early terms for Mass; Early gatherings; Hierarchy; The Real Presence according to the Early Church Fathers; Didache; Apostolic Tradition; Egeria; Early Eucharistic Prayers/Anaphoras Related Web Sites: Fr. Bill's Web Site Mysteries of the Mass Podcast Subscribe Via iTunes||2/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 19 - The Jewish Roots of the Mass||Episode 19 (1:15:09) In this episode: Liturgy; The first Passover; Moses; Covenant; Passover memorial which brings present the events; Manna; Anaology to understand Transubstantiation; Mass as a re-presentation; Sacramental presence of Christ; Apostolic and post apostolic times. Related Web Sites:Fr. Bill's Web SiteMysteries of the Mass PodcastSubscribe Via iTunes||1/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 18 (FBP 341) - The Missal And The Mass, Pt. 3||Episode 18  (35:26) In this episode: The Preface, History of Eucharistic Prayers; Postures and Gestures at Mass; Concluding Rites.Related Web Sites:Fr. Bill's web pageMysteries of the Mass Web PageArchdiocese of Portland Adaptations to the GIRMSubscribe via iTunes||11/21/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 17 (FBP 340) - The Missal And The Mass, Pt. 2||Episode 17  (35:26) In this episode: The Preface, History of Eucharistic Prayers; Postures and Gestures at Mass; Concluding Rites Related Web Sites: Fr. Bill's web page Mysteries of the Mass Web Page Archdiocese of Portland Adaptations to the GIRM Subscribe via iTunes||11/13/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 16 (FBP 339) - The Missal and the Mass||Episode 339 (31:39) In this episode: Overview of why a new Roman Missal has been created and the guiding philosophy of how it was translated. Related Web Sites:Fr. Bill's web pageMysteries of the Mass Web PageSubscribe via iTunes||11/8/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 15 - The New Roman Missal, Pt. 5||Episode 15 (54:01) In this episode: Round table discussion about the upcoming new Roman Missal and how to implement it in our parishes; Q & A Related Web Sites: Fr. Bill's Web Site Mysteries of the Mass Podcast USCCB Web Site||10/17/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 14 - The New Roman Missal #4||Episode 14 (1:32:27) In this episode: Fr. Jeremy reviews concepts about the new translation; Eucharistic Prayer III explained; Q & A Related Web Sites: Fr. Bill's Web Site Mysteries of the Mass Podcast USCCB Web Site Subscribe Via iTunes||10/10/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 13 (FBP 293) - How To Get More Out Of Mass||MMP 13 (FBP 293) (1:11:50) In this episode: Catholicsim 101 talk; 10 Ways to get more out of Mass: 1. Conversion of heart; 2. Being in the state of Grace; 3. Being Pre-prepared; 4. Arrive Early; 5. Prepare; 6. Sing the Music; 7. Listen Actively; 8. Pray Fully; 9. Be Conscious; 10. Don't scapegoat Related Links:Fr. Bill's Web PageMysteries of the Mass PodcastSubscribe via iTunes||11/16/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 12 - The New Roman Missal, Pt. 3||Episode MMP 12 (FBP 289) (1:05:41) In this episode: Panel discussion with Frs. Joseph McMahon, John Kerns, and Jeremy Driscoll; Reflections about workshop by the FDLC; Publications coming to help the transition; Confessions of resistance and acceptance; USCCB resources; Q & A. Related Web Sites:mysteriesofthemass.comFr. Bill's Web PageFDLC (Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions)becomeonebodyonespiritinchrist.orgSubscribe to Mysteries of the Mass Podcas||10/19/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 11: The New Roman Missal Pt. 2||Episode #11 (1:26:32) In this episode: More reflections about why the changes; Rhetorical Forms of the prayers(presidential, prayer over the gifts, prayer after communion, prefaces, eucharistic prayer); Comparisons of the current Sacramentary with the new Roman Missal. Related Links: Mysteries of the Mass Podcast US Bishop's Site: New Roman Missal Subscribe via iTunes||10/12/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 10: The New Roman Missal Pt. 1||Episode #10 (1:26:22) In this episode: Talk by Fr. Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B.; Thinking behind ICEL and Vox Clara's Work; Inner voice of text; Awareness of theological Syntax surrounding the text; Need of vernacular equivalent & Coherence; Liturgical vernacular/special language that echoes Scripture & doctrine. Related Links:Mysteries of the Mass PodcastUS Bishop's Site: New Roman MissalSubscribe via iTunes||10/11/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 09 - More Q & A||MP #9 (25:42) In this episode: Why Catholics have daily Mass; Use of Holy Water; Low-gluten Hosts Direct download Here||12/26/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 08 - Communio and Liturgy, Pt. 2||MMP 8 (31:00) In this episode: More Fr. Paschal Cheline's talk on Communio and Liturgy||7/15/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 07 - Communio and Liturgy, Pt. 1||Episode 07 (29:50) In this episode: Feedback, Books with titles akin to Mystery of the Mass Podcast, First Eucharistic Prayers, Fr. Paschal Cheline on Communio and Liturgy.||7/8/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 06 - Q & A||Episode 06 (27:08) In this episode: Q & A about the Fraction Rite, posture before communion, the Ambry, Holy Oils, Statues||5/6/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 05 - Mass Continues - The Liturgy of the Eucarist||Episode 05 (32:52) In this episode: Preface Prayer; Oldest Eucharistic Prayer; Epicleseis; Institution Narrative; Offertory; Climax of Mass; Holding hands at the Our Father; Rite of Fraction; Reflections about Mass and a consummation of heaven and earth.||3/26/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 04 - Mass Continues||In this episode: History of the Liturgical Cycle; Liturgy of the Word; Synogoge Service; Homily vs. Sermon; Nicene Creed;Passover & four cups; Mass as a re-presentation of of the sacrifice of Christ.||3/10/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 03 - Mass Begins||Episode 03 (30:03) In this Episode: What is Mass? Why Sunday's? Liturgical Clothing; Two kinds of priesthood; Proper dress at Mass; Liturgical furnishings||1/28/2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 02 - More Explanations||Episode 02 (42:28) St. Anthony's Podcast Episode #134 In this Episode: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion; Concelebrants, Acolytes, Reverence; Postures, Receiving the Eucharist; Music; Progressive Solemnity. Web sites related to this episode: Fr. Bill's Web Site Mysteries of the Mass Podcast Page Increase this Podcast's Visibility: Subscribe via iTunes||12/4/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMMP 01 - Welcome to the Mysteries of the Mass Podcast||Episode 01 (29:07) In this Episode: Background Texts: "Instruction to the Order of Mass", "General Instructions to the Roman Missal", "The Mass-Finding It's Meaning For You and Getting More Out of It", "The How To Book of the Mass", "What Happens at Mass"; "The Lambs Supper Web sites related to this episode: Fr. Bill's Web Site Mysteries of the Mass Podcast Page Increase this Podcast's Visibility: Subscribe via iTunes||12/4/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
Mysteries of the Mass has helped me a great deal in understanding what goes on during mass. Fr. Holtzinger is enjoyable to listen to and his presentation flows well. If you are looking to learn about mass or just refresh what you already know check out this podcast.
Fr. Bill is clear and concise..keep up the great work!
Brilliant and educational
I have been a devoted, practicing Catholic all of my life, and have understood and appreciated all of the symbols, traditions and aspects of the Catholic Mass, but Father Bill has an amazing way of explaining the importance of every aspect of the Mass that we Catholics take part in, and really exudes a passion for the celebration, and love for the Eucharist, that it makes you hungry for both liturgies and eager to celebrate the passion of our Lord and the good news of our eternal life! I absolutely love this podcast…and even if you’re not Catholic, you’ll come to appreciate and understand why we have this devotion to our Lord!