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High Mass or “Grand Mass” is sung by choristers, and celebrated with the assistance of a deacon and sub-deacon.

Low Mass is simply read without singing; there is one between these two called the “chanted mass,” in which the service is chanted by the priest.

Besides these there are a number of special masses, as the mass of the Beatæ, mass of the Holy Ghost, mass of the dead, mass of a saint, mass of scarcity, dry mass, votive mass, holiday mass, Ambrosian mass, Gallic mass, mass of the presanctified for Good Friday, missa Mosaraʹbum, etc. etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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