“Are angels present at Mass?”

The words of the Mass indicate that they are. Think of the Preface and introduction to the Holy, Holy:

“And so, with the Angles and all the saints we declare your glory, as with one voice we acclaim”

The Letter to the Hebrews admits, “You have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem. You have
come to myriads of angels in joyful assembly.” Or the words of the first Eucharistic Prayer, when it asks of God that “the offerings
be borne by the hands of Thy holy angel unto Thy high altar.” The Doctors of the Church also claim yes. “The angels surround
the priest,” writes St. John Chrysostom. “The whole sanctuary and the space before the altar is filled with the heavenly Powers
come to honor Him who is present upon the altar.”

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