Scripture lessons

   This term (from the Latin scriptura, meaning "writings," and lectio, meaning reading") refers to those texts of the Scriptures that are designated to be read at liturgical ceremonies, especially at Mass.

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  • Lessons in the Liturgy — • The reading of lessons from the Bible, Acts of Martyrs, or approved Fathers of the Church, forms an important element of Christian services in all rites since the beginning Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lessons in the Liturgy      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Scripture — • Sacred Scripture is one of the several names denoting the inspired writings which make up the Old and New Testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Scripture     Scripture    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lessons, The —    The word Lesson is derived from the Latin lectio, meaning a reading, and signifies a portion of Scripture appointed to be read during Divine service; applied especially to those Scriptures read in the Daily Services. Two Lessons are to be read …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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  • Proper Lessons —    The portions of Scripture from the Old and New Testaments appointed to be read on a Sunday or Holy Day at Morning and Evening Prayer. The word Proper as thus used is intended to indicate that the Lesson is appropriate to the Sunday or Holy Day …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sarah Trimmer — painted by Henry Howard Sarah Trimmer (née Kirby) (6 January 1741 – 15 December 1810) was a noted writer and critic of British children s literature in the eighteenth century. Her periodical …   Wikipedia

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  • Book of Common Prayer — • Includes history and contents Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Book of Common Prayer     Book of Common Prayer     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bredhurst — infobox UK place country = England official name = Bredhurst latitude = longitude = population = 330 (in 1990) shire district= Maidstone lieutenancy england = Kent region = South East England constituency westminster = post town = postcode… …   Wikipedia

  • lectionary — /lek sheuh ner ee/, n., pl. lectionaries. a book or a list of lections for reading in a divine service. [1770 80; < ML (liber) lectionarius. See LECTION, ARY] * * * ▪ Christianity       in Christianity, a book containing portions of the Bible… …   Universalium

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