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Finally, an app that has people understanding what the Mass is all about. Even if we participate in the Mass weekly, we may find ourselves asking questions such as: What does the Mass mean? And what can it mean for me? Why do we "strike our breasts" during the Confiteor? What does the entrance procession symbolize? Where does "under my roof" come from? What do words like "consubstantial" and "incarnate" mean? Catechists and parents need to answer questions from children wondering what the priest is doing or what specific words we say at Mass mean.

Emphasizing the people's parts at Mass, iMassExplained is a handy app to help you understand and follow the new translation of the Third Roman Missal.

With iMassExplained, you will have in your hands not only the words of the Mass, but access to explanations of what is changing, information to deepen your understanding of what we do at Mass and why, and brief reflections of the Popes on the importance of the Mass and what it can mean for your everyday life.

With the iMassExplained easy-to-follow format, you can choose when to get the explanations of the liturgy you want simply by tapping on the highlighted words.

It’s a great tool for priests, pastoral ministers, music directors, teachers, catechists, and parents. A great app whether you are thinking of becoming a Catholic, participating in RCIA, attending Mass regularly, or just plain curious.

Clear, easy to follow format for learning and understanding the people's parts of the new translation, as well as for use during Mass.
Intuitive organization of the material, giving easy access to the different parts of the Mass.
Elegant design.
Over 70 clear explanations positioned next to the texts they explain.
Color-coded and friendly explanations everyone can understand.
New translation changes marked in bold.
Includes 9 brief reflections on the meaning of the Mass in our lives from John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Leo XIII. Includes topics such as how the Eucharist helps us live better lives; holy Communion as the root of holiness, how to fill our everyday lives with the presence of Christ in the Eucharist and to bring Christ to people with whom we share our lives, the great mystery of the Eucharist, and more.