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Catechism of the Catholic Church - Book 3, Celebration of the Christian Mysteries: Chapter 1, Introducing the Liturgy & Sacraments Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Celebration of the Christian Mysteries: Chapter 1, Introducing the Liturgy & Sacraments Summary and Analysis

This portion of the Catechism begins with a discourse on liturgy. Liturgy means that a "public work" will be done, as a service of God unto humanity.

When it is liturgy, the People of God do this. This may be acts of charity towards the local community. Liturgy can be performed on a mass scale, by providing health care or educational opportunities. Character development organizations and other systems that support healthy living, emotional wellbeing and so forth can all be liturgy. Through liturgy the People of God are uplifted because they get to participate in the benevolence of God through their actions.

Through liturgy, the People of God are transformed. Christ Jesus works with and through the Church with the express...

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