liturgical liturgical  /lə ˈtɜr dʒɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or in accord with liturgy

Usage(s):

  1. The number of priests who have the language skills or liturgical training for the old Latin Mass is small, and likely to get smaller.
  2. At first, the degree of liturgical novelty will vary greatly from city to city.
  3. Chicago's reclusive Albert Meyer is regarded as a moderate who promotes liturgical reform.

News

  1. Watchdog comes to the rescue of handmade clerical stoles lost in the mail

    When Sally Cordes visited Bethlehem with her husband Bob, who's a Lutheran pastor, she ordered two clerical stoles to be hand-made for him. She arranged for them to be shipped via express mail to their Woodbury home. They were green and red, meant to celebrate an upcoming liturgical season and Pentecost Sunday.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  2. Wolfram says his cross for First Presbyterian joyfully reaches out to worshippers

    KEARNEY — When it comes to liturgical art, William Wolfram sees two paths.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Kearney Hub

  3. Canada: Anglican Church General Synod numbers to change

    General Synod chancellor David Jones. Photo: Art Babych, Anglican Journal [Anglican Journal] A new formula for deciding clerical and lay membership at General Synod, which is projected to decrease its size, has been approved. Membership to the Anglican Church of Canada’s governing body will now be calculated based on average attendance at four liturgical celebrations — Easter, Pentecost, the ...
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

Quotes

  1. Dr Williams said: "It does not build in any formal recognition of existing ministries or methods of independent decision-making, but remains at the level of spiritual and liturgical culture. As such, it is an imaginative pastoral response to the...
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Rowan Williams Source: Times Online

  2. "With this liturgical assembly we enter into Holy Week, to live the Passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ," Benedict said in an opening prayer of the Palm Sunday Mass.
    on Apr 9, 2006 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. Anglicans would be able "to enter full communion with the Catholic Church while preserving elements of the distinctive Anglican spiritual and liturgical patrimony," Cardinal William J. Levada, the prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of...
    on Oct 20, 2009 By: William Levada Source: New York Times

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