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The order of worship varies depending on the parent church. Some are heavily proscribed, with specific order and even defining the scripture that is to be read on each day. Others are open to interpretation without restrictions.
Difference between Catholics and Lutherans The main difference between the two is that Catholics believe in the infallibaility of the Pope. But the big difference between Catholics and other religions is that Catholics take a stronger stance against divorce. They also interperet the later chapter…
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Depends how traditional or long you want to get? The Coptic Orthodox church has three liturgies St.Basil,St.Cyril and St.Gregory The original length of St.Basil is 6 hrs,St.Cyril 4 hrs and St.Gregory is 6 hrs However they mainly use St.Basil liturgy to memorize it and become familiar with it becaus…
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You can get in touch with any priest. Depending on the issue he will re-direct you to someone.
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Answer Although having used this piece for years, I am not aware of a direct correspondence with this text to the proper chants (introits/communions/etc) of the Roman Calendar. That would be a a dead giveaway for programming it in my book. The text is based on Revelations, but I don't remember wh…
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Answer Before the Council of Trent, the Roman Catholic liturgy varied from place to place but was always celebrated in Latin with the priest facing the altar rather than the people. Various other "rites" existed, most notably the Mozarabic Rite in Spain, the Sarum Rite in England, the Norbertine …
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A stole is used to define the job of different clergies. A Priest wears two stoles by each side vertically and a deacon wears a stole on side way. Answer A stole must be worn by a Catholic priest during ceremonies and sacraments as it is a symbol of his priestly office, granting him and manifes…
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It originated on Holy Thursday - the last supper
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I have found a few pattern that will work for praise dance wear.One was Butterick #3977 for a long or shorter tunic style overlay. The other was also Butterick b-4807 for palazzo pants. For a skirt you may have to find the fullest pattern. Our dance team ended up buying our skirt from riversedge and…
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A liturgical vestment is the "suit" the minister wears. Each piece has a meaning to that particular sect and is put on in a particular order. Catholics, Episopalians, and some other Prodestant sects use vestments as part of the clothing for the minister.
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The "Universal Church" or Catholic church as it is now known is by far the one institution which has polluted true Christianity more than any other. Some Protestant groups believe it is what is referred to as the "Beast" in Revelations.   The word "church" is only mentioned three times in the…
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from the website Catholic.com THE CHURCH IS ONE (Rom. 12:5, 1 Cor. 10:17, 12:13, CCC 813-822) Jesus established only one Church, not a collection of differing churches (Lutheran, Baptist, Anglican, and so on). The Bible says the Church is the bride of Christ (Eph. 5:23-32). Jesus can have but one…
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· The parts of the Liturgy of the Eucharist are the Presentation and Preparation of Gifts, The Eucharistic Prayer, The Communion Rite and the Concluding Rite. · During the Presentation and Preparation of Gifts, members bring up the bread and wine to the altar table and bring the financial collect…
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the mass is divided into four parts Introductory Rites (LITURGY of the WORD Biblical Readings, Homily, Creed, Intercessions) LITURGY of the EUCHARIST (Preparation, Eucharistic Prayer; Communion Rite) Concluding Rite
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The liturgical colors signify the liturgical season being celebrated and its spirit. Violet is for the seasons for Advent and Lent. White is for the Easter and Christmas seasons. Green is used during the Ordinary Time.
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The liturgy of "fire and light" may refer to the first part of the ceremonies for Holy Saturday, also known as the Paschal Vigil. These ceremonies begin with a virgin fire that is enkindled to light the Paschal Candle. The Candle represents Christ, the Light of the World as well as symbolizing His R…
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Advent Christmas Season Ordinary Time Lent Easter Triduum Easter Season Ordinary Time Advent begins a new Church year.
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Currently, three translations are approved for Catholic liturgical use: the New Jerusalem, the Revised Standard Edition (RSV), and the New American Bible (NAB)
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I wish you had given an example. The answer, from my understanding of your question, is NO. Often during Lent you will see catechumens (people who have decided to convert to Catholicism and who wil be accepted at Easter) leaving just before Communion. This is an ancient practice and illustrates what…
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It begins on the first Sunday of Advent, roughly 4 weeks before Christmas.
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The last day of the liturgical year is the Saturday before the First Sunday of Advent. In 2009 this is Saturday, November 28.
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Yes, because it is a sum up of the faith. However note :There are other creedsthe original Nicene creed without the addition of the Filioque is recited in all Eastern churches and can be recited in Western churches but the Nicene creed with the addition of the Filoque is the main creed for the Weste…
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Violet is the liturgical color used for Advent. However, on the Third Sunday of Advent the liturgical color can be rose.
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In this context we are referring to Divine Liturgy. The word ' liturgy ' comes from the Greek language and pertains to a public place, building or services generally used for religious gatherings and meetings. Most often these meetings involve performing a eucharistic rite. The word 'eucharist' mean…
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The Liturgy of the word is the first main part of the Mass that begins with the first reading from the Bible and ends with the General Intercessions.
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As far as I was able to find, no church has a specific rite for the wedding of a same-sex couple. Several US churches have special rites for the blessing of a same-sex partnership, but that is not the same as a wedding. As for the several official state churches in European countries where same-sex…
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having to do with prayer.
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it is to represent jesuss presence in the room
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The Liturgy of the Eucharist is the second half of the Mass, what used to be called the Mass of the Faithful. It is from the Offertory to the end. The first half of the Mass is called the Liturgy of the Word.
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During the Liturgy of the Eucharist you need to response "Amen" after the priest finish the Eucharist Prayer
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The liturgical color for Lent is violet (purple), the color of penitence. However, the priest may wear rose-colored (pink) vestments on the fourth Sunday of Lent, called Laetare (Lay-tar-ay) Sunday. Pink or rose is a joyful color, used again on the third Sunday of Advent, also called "Gaudete Sunday…
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In Eastern Orthodoxy, the Church Year or Liturgical Year is referred to as "the Indiction."
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That's Ordinary Time. The liturgical color is green.
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"Lord's day". ("Primordial Feast.")
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purple actually the color is violet
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Proper. In more detail: "This exchange and affirmation between celebrant and people goes back to the 6th century liturgy of St John Chrysostom ('John of the Golden Mouth'), which is still used daily in the Orthodox Church. The Greek word translated as 'meet' is 'axion' from which we get 'axiom', m…
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The seven liturgical actions referred to are called "sacraments" coming from the Latin word "sacramentum", meaning "sacred sign". From ancient times the Roman Catholic Church has traditionally referred to them as initiation rites into the divine life offered by the Church instituted by Jesus. It sho…
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it is called the church's calendar
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No, the feast of Pentecost is not the last day of the Liturgical year. The last Sunday of the Liturgical Year is the feast of Christ the King. The last day of the Liturgical year would be the following Saturday.
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i only know some... they are Christmas,Easter,Advent,
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It ends on the feast of Christ the King, which is the Sunday before the beginning of Advent. So depending on the year, it is usually in late November. Roman Catholic Answer Almost. The feast of Christ the King is the last Sunday in the liturgical year, the year actually ends on the following Saturd…
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Advent, Ordinary Time, Lent, Easter,
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sign of the cross
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The Liturgy of the Word and occurs in the first half of the Mass, it used to be called the Mass of the Catechumens, now it is the Liturgy of the Word. The Liturgy of the Word, proper, includes the three readings at Mass along with the homily which usually explains or expands upon the readings.
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Holy Thursday: WHITE (joy) Good Friday: RED (Martyr, blood) Easter: WHITE LENT: PURPLE (penance) AFTER LENT (EASTER SEASON SIX WEEKS): WHITE
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Ordinary Time
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there is Easter time, ordinary time, lent Christmas season....
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Two people read the Readings, 1 & 2. Then we sing "Alleluia" and the priest or deacon reads the holy gospel.
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The Responsorial Psalm occurs after the first reading in the Liturgy-of the Word. It may be the assigned psalm or a common (seasonal psalm). It should ALWAYS be sung and involve the assembly. There is usually a connection between the first reading and the responsorial psalm. It may be sung in a resp…
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Generally For Roman (or Latin Rite) Catholics "liturgy" means any public offical service of the church (as opposed to private donations). So this would include all rites, ceremonies, prayers, sacraments and the like. This is a little different than Eastern Rite Catholics who generally reserve the wo…
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The priest quotes the Words of Christ, from the Last Supper.
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church services
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Easter and Christmas- also Pentecost is important.
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It doesn't in any way. Eucharist is a Christian rite that involves concepts that are diametrically opposed to the concepts behind Passover.
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The Consecration is where the priest says, "Take this, all of you and eat it. This is My Body, which will be given up for you," over the bread, making it the Body of Christ, and "Take this, all of you, and drink from it. This is the chalice of My Blood, the blood of the New and Everlasting Covenant.…
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The New American Bible (NAB) published in 1970, is the Bible that Catholics hear read at Mass. It was produced by members of the Catholic biblical scholars in cooperation with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The translation into English from the original languages was by the Confr…
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Liturgical drama or religious drama, in its various Christian contexts, originates from the mass itself, and usually presents a relatively complex ritual that includes theatrical elements. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liturgical_drama
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it is like Sunday school
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Because Ordinary Time is when the Scriptures are read sequentially, in Order. Which is why it's called "Ordinary." The word in this context doesn't mean "not special." It means "Time that's counted." In Year A Matthew is read through. Year B, Mark; Year C, Luke. Ordinary Time includes all those we…
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Following is an alphabetical list of the principal feasts and liturgical seasons from the Catechism: Advent - The liturgical season of four weeks devoted to preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas (524). Annunciation - The visit of the angel Gabriel to the virgin Mary to inform her that s…
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Advent, Ordinary Time, Lent, Easter
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During the Liturgy of the Word we listen and respond to God's Word; we profess our faith and pray for all people in need.
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purple (sometimes red and white
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fr. eduardo hontiveros, sj, is the father of filipino liturgical music. he, in the late 70's as rector of the jesuit-run san Jose seminary for diocesan priests, started to compose mass songs in vernacular (tagalog). in the early 90s he was assigned in st. john vianney theological seminary, cagayan d…
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Purple - Lent & Advent Green - Ordinary Time White - Christmas / Easter / Epiphany / all major Feast days Gold may be substituted for White on solemn occasions Red - Pentecost / Feasts of Martyrs Rose - (optional - used rarely) - Gaudate Sunday (3d Sunday in Advent) / Laetare Sunday (4th Su…
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Normally, the procession up to the altar at the beginning of the Liturgy of the Eucharist is to bring the gifts to be used for the sacrifice, in other words, the bread and the wine, as you mention in your question. However, if there is a collection at that Mass, then the collection would also be bro…
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The liturgical year begins in Advent.
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A Tridium in the Catholic Church is a period of three days of prayer either preceding some special feast or preparing for some major enterprise, it commemorates the biblical three days that Christ lay in the tomb. The most famous Tridium is the Easter Tridium and the color for that is white, althoug…
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God chose immersion in water because it is a very powerful way of showing us that our sins must be forgiven. Believers realise that they need saving from sin and require God's grace. They go under the water in baptism, and die to an old way of life. They come up out of the water to a new life. In ba…
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1. Apart from apart from cases of danger of death, a child is not admitted to baptism without the parent's consent and a serious assurance that after baptism the child will be given a Catholic upbringing. In the absence of reasonable hope that the child will be raised in the Catholic faith, the prie…
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Traditional Mass (followed since the earliest days of the Church)New Mass (1969 and later) Mass was the solemn worship of God offered as a "sacrifice" for our sinsMass now more of a memorial, instructional service or meetingMass said in Latin for centuriesMass inaccurately translated to EnglishRitu…
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The 3 parts of the Catholic Liturgy are: 1. Liturgy of the Word (a) Reading from the Scriptures (b) brief homily (c) prayers of the faithful 2. Adoration of the Cross 3. Reception of Holy Communion which was reserved from the previous evening's Mass of the Lord's Supper
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Easter is its own season
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Catholic Answer     Short answer - the Mass, or the Eucharist. Liturgy just refers to the public work of the Church, and the Eucharist refers to the Mass. Every Mass is a public work, even if it is said by some monk all alone in the crypt with no servers. From The Catechism of the Cat…
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It is the last Sunday of the liturgical year. Because the liturgical year begins with the First Sunday of Advent, the end of the liturgical year is actually the Saturday after Christ the King.
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The Feast of Christ the King.
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The color for marytrs is red.
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Roman Catholic Answer The greatest feast of the liturgical year is Easter, which celebrates Jesus Christ raising from the dead and the completion of His great sacrifice to effect our salvation.The greatest feast is considered to be Pentecost which marks the birth of the Church. Without the descent o…
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Most of them are white, but not all. Days that carry the rank of Solemnity include the Easter Triduum, which would include red on Good Friday, and violet on Holy Saturday. Ash Wednesday has the rank of Solemnity and it is Violet. The weekdays of Holy Week (not including the Triduum) and they are all…
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On Sundays, Orthodox Christians celebrate the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom written sometime around 5th century.
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In the United States there are seven liturgical colors: White, Gold, Purple, Rose, Red, Green, Black.  White or Gold are worn for feasts of Jesus, Mary, angels and non-marytred saints.  White is also worn for marriages, baptisms and ordinations and can be worn for funerals.  Violet is worn during…
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There are many. Kaddish is a well-known example.
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Shema Sh'ma Yis'ra'eil Adonai Eloheinu Adonai echad. Hear, Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One.
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http://www.lcms.org/page.aspx?pid=1116
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Most churches make choices of music based on the lectionary and other rubrics that the church body produces for worship. The Bible reading, sermon and liturgy depends on the time of year in the church life (ie. advent, lent, pentacost) and, to a certain extent, the personal preferences of the pasto…
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A liturgy is the customary public worship done by a specific religious group, according to its particular traditions.
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because each colour represents the feelings of the poor.
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