At The Mass – The Book of the Gospel
At the Mass…
During the Procession the Priest, Deacon, and the Altar Servers walk into the church.
Typically we see the Deacon holding up a large book. This book is the:
Book of the Gospel – contains only the Gospel readings; used on solemn occasions and is carried by the deacon, or in his absence, the reader. The book is placed on the altar and used for the Gospel reading.