Articles Tagged ‘Sacrosanctum Concilium’

17th Sunday: The Perfect Sacrifice

Consecration

Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted. (Jn 6:8) Today we begin to read from the sixth chapter of St. John’s Gospel which includes Our Lord’s Eucharistic discourse and we continue our meditations on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, our central act of worship, "the source and summit of Christian life" (Sacrosanctum Concilium, 10; Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, Vatican Council ... (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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