LITURGICAL FORMATION ACCORDING TO VATICAN II
As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Vatican II, we shall imbibe the spirit of renewal spearheaded by the council into our missionary formation. Liturgy is one of the important aspects of the life of the Church into which Vatican II has infused a renewed spirit. Our Founder, a man on fire with God’s love, drew immense strength from the liturgy for his untiring apostolic commitment and led the people to God through the meaningful celebration of liturgy. Good liturgical formation important for the missionaries to live their vocation and commit themselves to the service of the Church in a meaningful way.
Frequently Asked Questions on Sacred Liturgy and its Celebration-2
This is the second part of the series of questions and answers.
Bells, When to Ring
Our parish has bells which ring three times daily. We wanted information on when they should ring otherwise. Any rules on ringing for funerals, etc?
Frequently Asked Questions on Sacred Liturgy and it’s celebration-1
Liturgy and life are well orchestrated in the great opera of Christian living. A poorly celebrated liturgy impoverishes personal spiritual life of the missionary and his pastoral ministry. Good liturgical formation calls for proper celebration of the rituals and the knowledge of their theological and scriptural foundations. What is leant during initial formation endures for a long time. Here is a FAQ on liturgy collected from the different portals of “The Catholic Liturgical Library”. The answers to some questions are not conclusive and may be a topic still debated. Our interest is to promote deeper understanding of Liturgy and to know the norms of the Church with regard to the different liturgical celebrations.