Last Gospel


Last Gospel

The Last Gospel is the passage from the Gospel according to St. John in [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Bible_%28King_James%29/John#Chapter_1 chapter i, verses 1 to 14 inclusive] , where Jesus is described as the Logos. It is so named because it is part of the concluding rite of the high Tridentine mass [Adrian Fortescue (priest) (1909). " [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06659a.htm Gospel in the Liturgy] ." "The Catholic Encyclopedia." New York: Robert Appleton Company. Accessed 2008-07-13.] .

:"In principio erat Verbum, et Verbum erat apud Deum, et Deus erat Verbum... (In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God...) [Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (1998-2004). [http://www.stmichaels.org/stmichaels/mass9b.html Ordinary of the Mass: Postcommunion, Blessing, Last Gospel] . Spokane, Washington: Mount Saint Michael's Parish. Accessed 2008-07-13.] "

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