why we should participate in the liturgy

Why We Should Participate in Liturgy

Liturgy come from the Greek word meaning, "A public duty or

work." Liturgy is defined as the form of prayer, acts and

ceremonies used in the public and offical worship of the

Church, principally in the offering of the Eucharist, the

singing and receiving of the Sacraments.

Participate, is defined as to have or take a part or share

in, or to give a share of; to communicate.

There is no greater thing we can to do to show God that we

love Him than to attend the Mass and receive the Body and

Blood of Christ. But participating in the mass by kneeling,

standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and listening are very

important also. These are all talents God gave us and we

should use them to praise him and to tell others that we are

not afraid to use them for the good of God. Maybe we can\'t

sing that great, but if we try God will still appreciate the

try. There is nothing to be ashamed of, when participating

in the mass. Maybe some of us can\'t get up in front of

everyone and read, but we should still read along and listen

to the reader, because it is God speaking through them.

Sometime itis hard to pay attention during Mass, but the

church only ask us for one hour each week, which isn\'t that

much, for God.

With the sign of peace we get to show each other our love

for each other and for God. To participate in the liturgy

inclueds all the things that we have grow up with and should

not be something taken lightly for God watches over us all the