Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Liturgy saves us

~an excerpt from a meditation on this Feast Day of St. Pius V by Fr. Mark Kirby at Vultus Christi
The Collect for the feast of Saint Pius V recalls, in particular, his promotion of the sacred liturgy. The liturgy of the Church is what saves us again and again from narrowness, from the limitations of our subjective impressions, and from spiritual fossilization. The liturgy is what opens us day after day to vast horizons, connecting us vitally to every cell of the Mystical Body vivified by the Precious Blood.

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