Thursday, December 11, 2003

Lost Art in Liturgy?

I've been reading a number of critiques lately about liturgy (the Mass) and people's receptivity to it. They all ring true. To paraphrase a large amount of material and to present it perhaps rather simplistically--what is needed from all of us to truly plug back into the Vine is to:

"learn again to gaze"

vs.

"desiring to master"

Presiders, musicians, lectors, extraordinary ministers, and congregants take note.