Pop-Up Catechesis: A Walk Through the Mass—The Glory to God

Pop-Up Catechesis with Joe Paprocki

We continue our Walk Through the Mass as we move forward through the Introductory Rites and focus on the Glory to God.

Depending on which medium a person is using, it is often possible to enlarge or reduce the size of what one is looking at or working with. For example, in this medium, I can enlarge the font I’m using:

Like this,

Or this,

Or even this!

This is what it means to “glorify” something or someone; it means to “enlarge” or “magnify” that person or thing. For example, in the Magnificat, Mary says, “My soul glorifies the Lord,” which is often translated as “My soul magnifies the Lord,” (thus the title, Magnificat) or, “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord.” In this episode of Pop-Up Catechesis, we arrive at the Glory to God and explore what it means to magnify God.

To learn more about the Glory to God (the Gloria), check out the following links:

About Joe Paprocki 2737 Articles
Joe Paprocki, DMin, is National Consultant for Faith Formation at Loyola Press, where, in addition to his traveling/speaking responsibilities, he works on the development team for faith formation curriculum resources including Finding God: Our Response to God’s Gifts and God’s Gift: Reconciliation and Eucharist. Joe has more than 35 years of experience in ministry and has presented keynotes, presentations, and workshops in more than 100 dioceses in North America. Joe is a frequent presenter at national conferences including the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, the Mid-Atlantic Congress, and the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership. He is the author of numerous books, including the best seller The Catechist’s Toolbox, A Church on the Move, Under the Influence of Jesus, and Called to Be Catholic—a bilingual, foundational supplemental program that helps young people know their faith and grow in their relationship with God. Joe is also the series editor for the Effective Catechetical Leader and blogs about his experiences in faith formation at www.catechistsjourney.com.

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