Watch this video and more on FORMED

Watch this video and more on FORMED

Start your free trial

Already subscribed? Sign in

The Meaning of Liturgy

3m 11s

Up Next in Opening Up the Treasures of the Mass

  • Intelligent Worship

    The Second Vatican Council, in the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, called for "active participation" on the part of the Faithful. It also called for a participation that would be full and conscious. In this episode we learn the importance of worshiping intelligently.

  • The Role of the Parishioner

    We Christians are here on earth as exiles. Many of us grow up in middle class Christianity. The danger with that is that we have everything we want and as a consequence we don't really long for heaven. In this episode we learn what the role of the parishioner is in the Catholic Mass.

  • The Church Building

    In this episode, we dive into the meaning of the church building. The Catholic Church is a sacramental Church which means deeper realities are expressed in perceptible signs. The church building is not a neutral place; it is not simply a skin for liturgical action. It is a place where prayer happ...