Tag Archives: Liturgy

Homily no. 53 – ‘Vatican II: Sacrosanctum Concilium’

[Its being Remembrance Sunday, and with our remembrance, too, before God, of our parish’s deceased loved ones this/last evening, the readings at Mass speak volumes.  They speak directly of Israel’s growing faith in the Resurrection (“relying on God’s promise that … Continue reading

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Homily no.17 – ‘Celebrating the Liturgy’ (CCC 1135–1209)

It’s tempting to take the whole of this homily to reflect on the wonderful 8-yr Pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI, and to paint a picture of this Pope who, as he said on the very day of his election as … Continue reading

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Homily no. 16 – ‘Liturgy I’ (CCC 1066–1134)

The Catechism is divided into 4 parts: Creed, Sacraments, Commandments, Prayer. Today we start to consider the 2nd part of the Catechism — the part on the Liturgy, and the Sacraments.  What does the word ‘Liturgy’ mean anyway?  Well, it … Continue reading

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