a form of public worship; ritual.
a collection of formularies for public worship.
a particular arrangement of services.
a particular form or type of the Eucharistic service.
the service of the Eucharist, especially this service (Divine Liturgy ) in the Eastern Church.
- an·ti·lit·ur·gy, adjective
- litany, liturgy
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How to use liturgy in a sentence
According to her website, she graduated from Union Theological Seminary in New York City where she developed her passion for liturgy.
“Dave generously shared his time, resources and spiritual gifts for nearly twenty years, joining in community liturgies, socials, and retreats,” Edwards’ write-up says about Pichette’s involvement with the Dignity groups and Communitas.Priest, Dignity Washington fundraiser David Pichette dies at 81 | Lou Chibbaro Jr. | August 4, 2022 | Washington Blade
The name "Common Prayer," which was given to the new liturgy, marked its real import.
It was his voice that men heard and still hear in the accents of the English liturgy.
The royal supremacy was re-established: the Mass abolished: the English liturgy restored.
The enforced union in Prussia was combined with the publication of a new liturgy intended for common use.
But one verse was sung; then followed a short prayer from the church liturgy, after which the lesson began.Little Tora, The Swedish Schoolmistress and Other Stories | Mrs. Woods Baker
British Dictionary definitions for liturgy
the forms of public services officially prescribed by a Church
Also called: Divine Liturgy (often capital) mainly Eastern Churches the Eucharistic celebration
a particular order or form of public service laid down by a Church
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