For Christians, this belief-system is grounded in the basic presuppositions of the eucharistic liturgy
and the sacramental life of the Church, both of which implicitly testify to Christian belief that Jesus is both divine and human and, therefore, that the one God exists as three persons, each with a distinctive role to play in the economy of salvation.
"Through greater understanding, education, and appreciation, Sunday worship may be approached with the conviction that the eucharistic liturgy
is indeed the most important act that can be performed by the people of God."
We have been raised as Catholics to celebrate the eucharistic liturgy
as one of the fundamentals of our faith.
Wilson-Kastner has chosen drama as root-metaphor for interpretation of the eucharistic liturgy
(12ff.) and presumed that readers will recognize spirituality to be at the center of religious experience.
Well, Mass comes from missa, Latin for "sent," which is what the bishop would say at the end of the eucharistic liturgy
in the early church, as he sent ministers forth with the consecrated bread to the sick and to other churches.
Because Catholics have a need for the Eucharistic liturgy
, a right the Vatican II Constitution on the Church states explicitly, it is evident to me that a grave sin of injustice is being committed.
He inclines toward a theology of "mysterypresence" (Odo Casel) as well as a fundamental shape to the eucharistic liturgy
At every Sunday eucharistic liturgy
, Catholics recite the Nicene Creed.
Kinney says he refuses "to allow the Eucharistic liturgy
to become politicized." In ending he notes that the prayer states, "'I am not worthy.' It does not say, 'Oh Lord, my neighbor is not worthy.'"
First, her reading, against the Vatican II reformers, of the historical deterioration of the eucharistic liturgy
would be seriously challenged by most scholars.
The Eucharistic liturgy
then becomes the grand celebration of the full church, drawing together all the joy and hopes, fears and burdens of a people who live their lives in the spirit of Jesus.
The presence of Christ in the eucharistic liturgy
follows the gathering of the community and the proclamation of the word.