Where the Blessed Sacrament is kept
Tabernacle
Where you sit
Serversbench
Who leads the Mass
Presider
The Word of God is proclaimed from
Ambo
It holds the Blood of Christ
Chalice
It holds the Body of Christ
Ciborium
It covers the altar
Altarcloth
The Sacred vessels are placed on top of this
Corporal
Used to clean the vessels during Mass
Purificator
Basin where the priest washes his hands
Lavabo
Sometimes three times
Bells
The part of the Mass where the Priest calls upon the Holy Spirit
Epiclesis
When the presider raises up
Elevation
The one who carries the Processional Cross
Crossbearer
Used on top of the chalice
Pall
The Celebrant Host for Sunday Liturgiies is placed on this
Paten
The table where the ciboria and chalices are placed before Mass
Credence
The vestment that you wear
Alb
The symbol of chastity
Cincture
Clergy can be priests or
deacons
People who are consecrated, set apart to perform various religious rites
ordained
One part of the Mass is the Liturgy of the
Eucharist
One part of the Mass is the Liturgy of the
Word
The proper gesture of respect shown to the altar is a
bow
We ___ in front of the tabernacle
genuflect
The part of the Mass that explains the Readings
Homily
When we bless ourselves with Holy Water, we recall our
baptism
The number of sacraments
Seven
This Year is the Year of
Mercy
The leader of the Church is the
pope
The Lector ____ the Word of God
proclaims
contains the prescribed prayers, chants, and instructions for the celebration of the Mass
romanmissal
Someone preparing to become a priest is a
seminarian
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
USCCB
Four weeks of preparation before the celebration of Jesus' birth
Advent
Recalling the Nativity of Jesus Christ
Christmas
A six week period of penance before Easter
Lent
The holiest "Three Days" of the Church's year
paschaltriduum
50 Days of Joyful Celebration of the Lord's Resurrection
Easter