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Sacred Art and Music


Liturgy is "the participation of the People of God in 'the work of God'"; It is the "exercise of the priestly office of Jesus" in which God is worshiped and adored and people are made holy. God begins the work of sanctifying people in time and space and brings that work to completion. Those who respond to God in worship and in service are given the privilege of becoming co-workers in the divine plan.

—From Built of Living Stones

The Church provides multiple resources to assist those who prepare and participate in the liturgical worship of the Church.

In this area, you will find materials for liturgical use from the intimacy of the "domestic church" of the home and family to the rich tradition of the Liturgy of the Hours which has been practiced through centuries by lay and clergy alike.

Because of the central importance of the Eucharist, resources that are more specifically directed to the Mass for Sunday, weekdays, and special situations are available under Resources for the Eucharist.

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Liturgical Resources for Prayer During a Crisis
Order for the Blessing of a Victim of Crime or Oppression
Order for the Blessing of Organizations Concerned with Public Need
Orders for the Blessing of the Sick

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