- a Mass that is said, and not sung, by the celebrant, who is assisted by one server, and which has less ceremonial form than a High Mass, using no music or choir.
Compare High Mass.
Origin of Low Mass
First recorded in 1560–70
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Matthew R. Francis
August 24, 2014
- a Mass that has a simplified ceremonial form and is spoken rather than sungCompare High Mass