The duration for an average Catholic Church mass varies widely depending on the church but is usually between 20 minutes and an hour. A Mass can last over 90 minutes during special events such as the Easter Vigil and ordinations.
The Mass is considered as the primary form of worship in the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church celebrates Mass and the Resurrection of Jesus on Sundays as it is seen as the Lord's Day. It follows a set order of the Introductory Rites, Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, Communion Rites and Concluding Rites. Each stage of the Mass consists of prayers, chants, songs and other activities.