Articles on Liturgy

Articles on Liturgy2019-02-08T16:13:39+08:00

Mass Practices: Holding hands during the Lord’s Prayer at Mass

The Church through the Congregation for Divine Worship has consistently taught that “holding hands during the Our Father has become common place, but it is an illicit addition to the Liturgy. Holding hands is a sign of intimacy and not reconciliation, and as such disrupts the flow of the Sacramental signs in the Mass which leads to the Sacramental sign of intimacy with Christ and our neighbour, Holy Communion.”

A Pilgrimage to The Holy Land Brings Us Back to The Gospels

Pilgrimages have been in existence for as long as the Christian faith has been around, going as far back to the time of persecution. The earliest archaeological evidence of pilgrimages points to early visitors to the home of Mary in Nazareth and scratching an 'M” on the walls of the cave home.

The Sign of The Cross

Christians began to Cross themselves as early as 200 AD by tracing a small cross on their foreheads. Over time, variant practices emerged as Christians began making larger crosses over items and themselves.

Three Powerful Saints, One Common Mission

The birth of St John the Baptist highlights the importance of our role in preparing for Jesus in our lives. The Solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul is a reminder of our missionary calling to witness to the truth.

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