Articles Tagged ‘Eucharistic prayers’

18th Sunday: The Canon of Holy Mass

Consecration

For the bread of God is that which comes down from heaven and gives life to the world. (Jn 6:33) As we listen to our Lord’s Eucharistic discourse, our Lord Himself teaches us about the Eucharist, the Sacrament prefigured not only in the miracle of the multiplication of the loaves and fish but also in the life and worship of the Jewish people, specifically in the worship given to God in the Temple in Jerusalem. Last Sunday we considered the function of the ... (Continue reading)

23rd Sunday: Sacred liturgy and Catholic culture

Consecration

O come, let us worship God and bow down, before the God who made us, for He is the Lord our God (Ps 95:6-7). In what is known as the Divine Office or the Liturgy of the Hours, the official set of daily prayers prescribed by the Church, all those who recite these prayers, whether in monasteries or religious houses or alone in private recitation, begin with the recitation of Psalm 95, the Responsorial Psalm of our Mass. "Come, let us sing ... (Continue reading)

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