Definition of Solemn Mass in English:

Solemn Mass

noun

  • another term for High Mass
    • ‘On Holy Thursday in Holy Trinity Abbey Church, Adare, Solemn Mass of the Lords Supper and procession of the Blessed Sacrament to the Altar of Repose takes place at 7.30 pm.’
    • ‘I attended a Solemn Mass (without taking communion) for the Feast of Saint Josemaría Escrivá, founder of the Catholic personal prelature, Opus Dei.’
    • ‘A special Solemn Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 5, to mark the Feast of Blessed Edmund.’
    • ‘A Solemn Mass of Remembrance is to be held today in the Pro-Cathedral in Dublin.’
    • ‘On Sunday, October 2, there will be a Solemn Mass at 2pm with Chief Concelebrant and Preacher His Eminence Desmond Cardinal Connell, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin with Bishop Jim Moriarty, Kildare and Leighlin.’