Share this entry

Share this page

folk mass

Syllabification: folk mass

Definition of folk mass in English:

noun

A mass in which folk music is used instead of traditional liturgical music.
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.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
adjective
of or relating to dancing