• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Liturge a leader in public worship
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Gr. leitourgialaos, the people, ergon, work.


In literature:

The expansion of liturgical forms has often been accompanied by the effort to interpret them symbolically.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
I confess that liturgical prayer does not very much appeal to me.
"The Thread of Gold" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Everything which relates to prayers and liturgical ceremonies, is placed under his immediate superintendence.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 1 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
The cassock, though part of the canonical costume of the clergy, is not a liturgical vestment.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
The walls are abundantly decorated with paintings, one of a liturgical character.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
From the beginning she showed a tendency to do this in ordered and liturgical forms.
"The Christian Use of the Psalter" by A. R. Whitham
Liturgical poems for festivals and Holy Days recited in the synagogue.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
It is only by liturgical aids that public worship can become common worship.
"With God in the World" by Charles H. Brent
Among non-liturgical books it is difficult to find any class for which new illustrations were made at all freely.
"Fine Books" by Alfred W. Pollard
What an immense, what a sacred power, these writers of liturgical poems wield!
"Essays" by Arthur Christopher Benson

In poetry:

Increasing rain. The old bareheaded man
smiles and grumbles to himself.
The lights change: the avenue's
endless nave echoes notes of
liturgical red. He drifts
"The Rainwalkers" by Denise Levertov

In news:

Williams's repeated attempts to have her composition performed as a Mass in the Vatican were unsuccessful—and thirty-seven years later jazz remains, at the very best, on the periphery of liturgical music in America.
So why hasn't jazz found a more central place in the liturgical life of the Catholic Church in America.
18 So, too, with the sacrament and liturgical rite of marriage, with the coming together of two persons into one, we are able to recognize God's own salvific action, which is meant to join him to his bride, the Church.
The Scripture readings became more varied, and the liturgical hours were arranged to more fully coordinate with the seasons of the liturgical year.
His subtitle refers to the present liturgical practice of the Catholic Church.
And the purpose of his book is to explain the liturgical revolution that led from one to the other.
"What's clear is we have to address the liturgical questions," he said, "and then we'll see what the bishops want to talk about.".
Liturgical miscues and mishmash .
And while the Roman church threw out so much of its artistic and liturgical heritage in the violence of the Second Vatican Council, the Orthodox still held on to theirs.
Sophia The Hidden Christ of Thomas Merton Christopher Pramuk Liturgical Press, $29.95, 331 pp.
More than a few of those commenting enthusiastically about the release of Summorum Pontificum have suggested that some of the liturgical reforms made in the wake of Vatican II were not in accord with the Council's intent.
Liturgical churches take Advent seriously, with time for reflection and repentance.
The Liturgical Singer is a consistent resource with practical help for your growing understanding of the liturgy, the singer 's role in the liturgy, and vocal techniques to use.
The Liturgical Singer provides a perfect blend of immediate practical help and long-term formation.
The Liturgical Arts Festival opens Saturday.