In the first installment of this series we looked at The Introductory Rites , in the second installment we explored the Liturgy of The Word, now we reach the pinnacle of the liturgy of the Church; The Liturgy of The Eucharist. Continue reading “The Mass: Liturgy of The Eucharist I”
By Charles Johnston:
Why do we have a season in the Church Calendar, and it takes up a majority of the year, called Ordinary Time? Shouldn’t we want our short time on this earth to be extraordinary, and not simply ordinary?
Like everything else that the Church does, this unfortunate name has a very good reason. In Latin, the name of this time is Tempus per annum, and is translated as timeduring the year, but is usually rendered in English as Ordinary Time. Continue reading “The Indispensability of Ordinary Time”
A brief look at the Liturgy of The Word