Definition of folk mass in English:

folk mass

Syllabification: folk mass

noun

  • A mass in which folk music is used instead of traditional liturgical music.
    More example sentences
    • Catholics in Scotland already have access to a wide range of liturgies within the Roman Rite, from folk masses to English-language choral singing.
    • A shiver shoots down my spine when I think back to the happy-clappy folk masses of the Seventies, the trendy priests and the Legion of Mary-run discos.
    • On Holy Thursday last, they organised and produced two beautiful folk masses, one at 7pm and the other at 9pm.

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