The preparation for a Requiem Mass,
whether it be a Low or High Mass, differs but little in regard to the
preparations, from the usual Masses of the day.
the following schedules, directions are given for the preparations in
the sacristy and sanctuary for the various ceremonies.
I. LOW MASS, BODY NOT PRESENT.
II. "MISSA CANTATA" or, REQUIEM, BODY NOT PRESENT (Sung Mass With One Priest)
III. SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS, BODY NOT PRESENT (Sung Mass with Priest, Deacon and Subdeacon)
IV. REQUIEM MASS FOLLOWED BY ABSOLUTION, THE BODY BEING PRESENT.
V. SERVICES IN THE CEMETERY.
VI. FUNERALS OF ADULTS OUTSIDE OF MASS.
VII. FUNERAL MASS AND BURIAL OF INFANTS.
a) For the Mass followed by the Burial Service.
b) For the Burial Service of Infants Outside of Mass.