After the consecration the priest will often mention the names of these women.
The first list highlights the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, the 12 apostles and 12 other saints of the early Church. Then after the consecration, the priest will recite another list of 15 saints, including 7 women.
Who are these women that the Church chose to mention in the Mass, which is often called the “the source and summit of the Christian life”?
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