Welcome to Catholic Mass Scavenger Hunt!

Follow along each week as we look for or listen for items taking place during Mass.  See if you can identify them and learn what they mean.

Feb. 28th, 2021 – How did liturgical vestments get started and which one is the Chausable?

The Chausable / Click Here

Feb. 21st, 2021 – What is an Aspergillum and when is it used?

An Aspergillum / Click Here

Feb. 14th, 2021 – Why is the Lord’s prayer in Mass; when do we say it and why at that time?  Is it present in all forms of Mass? 

The Lord’s Prayer / Click Here

Feb. 7th, 2021 – What is the corporal; when and why is it used?

The Corporal / Click Here

Jan.  31st, 2021 – What is an ambo; when and why is it used?

The Ambo / Click Here

Jan. 24th, 2021 – When do we say the Responsorial Psalm and what is it’s purpose?

The Responsorial Psalm / Click Here

Jan. 17th, 2021 – What is the Presider’s Chair, what does it represent?

The Presider’s Chair / Click Here

Jan. 10th, 2021 – When do we say, “And with your spirit” and why?

And with your spirit / Click Here

Jan. 3rd, 2021 – What is a ciborium and when is it used?

The Ciborium / Click Here

Dec. 13th, 2020 – What is the Great Amen and when is it said?

The Great Amen / Click Here

Dec. 6th, 2020 – At Mass, what book are the readings and Gospel read from?

The Lectionary / Click Here

Nov. 29th, 2020 – What is the credence table used for and where is it?

The Credence Table / Click Here

Nov. 22nd, 2020 – When do we confess venial sins at Mass?

The Penitential Act / Click Here

Nov. 15th, 2020 – What is the Collect prayer and when is it prayed?

The Collect Prayer / Click Here

Nov. 8th, 2020 – What is the name of the book that is on the Altar during Mass.  Why is it there?

The book that is on the Altar / Click Here

Nov. 1st, 2020 – When do we say “the Mystery of Faith”; Why do we say it?

“The Mystery of Faith” / Click Here

Oct. 25th, 2020 – When and why does the priest or deacon sign himself with the cross at Mass?

Priest/Deacon Signing Himself At Mass / Click Here

Oct. 18th, 2020 – Are there candles at or near the altar during Mass; why? 

Candles at the Altar / Click Here

October 11th, 2020 – When do we hear the prayer that begins “Holy, Holy”?  What does it mean?  Holy, Holy, Holy / CLICK HERE

Oct. 4th, 2020 – What are cruets used for  and when are they used in Mass?   CLICK HERE/Cruets at Mass 

Sept. 27th, 2020 – What colors can the priest and deacon’s vestments be? Why these colors? What color do you see today & why?  CLICK HERE/Vestment Colors

Sept. 20th, 2020 – What is a purificator and when is it used in Mass?  CLICK HERE/The Purificator

Sept 13th, 2020 – Where do we see the hand of God during Mass at St. John Neumann Church? CLICK HERE/The Hand of God

Sept 6th, 2020 –  Where do we see the initials “INRI” and what do they mean?  CLICK HERE/I N R I

Aug 30th, 2020 – What is the chalice, when is it used and why?  CLICK HERE/Chalice 

Aug 23rd, 2020 –  When are bells rung during Mass?  Why are they rung?  CLICK HERE/Bells  

Aug 16th, 2020 –  Where is the Tabernacle & what is it for?  CLICK HERE/Tabernacle 

Aug 9th, 2020 – When is water used during Mass?  Do you know why?  CLICK HERE/Water at Mass 

Aug 2nd, 2020 – When do we see bread during Mass and when does it become the Real Presence of Jesus?  CLICK HERE/Bread at Mass  

July 26th, 2020 – Where is the red candle in the St. John Neumann church sanctuary?  (What is it and what does it signify?)  CLICK HERE/The Sanctuary Lamp  

July 19th, 2020 – How many kisses in Mass and what is being kissed?  CLICK HERE/Kisses at Mass