Mass of the Resurrection

: a mass for the dead in which the celebrant wears white vestments to symbolize the joyous resurrection of the dead

Word History

First Known Use

1745, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Mass of the Resurrection was in 1745

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“Mass of the Resurrection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mass%20of%20the%20Resurrection. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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