The Significance of the Word of God in the Liturgy

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The many riches contained in the one word of God are admirably brought out in the different kinds of liturgical celebration and in the different gatherings of the faithful who take part in those celebrations. 

This takes place as the unfolding mystery of Christ is recalled during the course of the liturgical year, as the Church’s sacraments and sacramentals are celebrated, or as the faithful respond individually to the Holy Spirit working within them. 

For then the liturgical celebration, founded primarily on the word of God and sustained by it, becomes a new event and enriches the word itself with new meaning and power. 

Thus in the Liturgy the Church faithfully adheres to the way Christ himself read and explained the Sacred Scriptures, beginning with the “today” of his coming forward in the synagogue and urging all to search the Scriptures. – General Introduction to the Lectionary, rcan.org
 
At Madonna Church, our Mass ScheduleBulletinDevotion Schedule, and Adult Bible Study page provide multiple opportunities to celebrate the Word of God with our parish community. 

 

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