The liturgy is the summit to which all the activity of the Church is directed,
and the fount from which all the Church's power flows…
(Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy a.10)
Catholic Liturgy is the official public worship of the Church. We gather as a community in response to God's invitation, to open ourselves to the love of God so that it might change us, both as individuals and as a community.
In the liturgy we meet God in each other, we hear God speak to us when the scripture is proclaimed, we experience Christ as our leader in the ministry of the presider and are united to Christ in the eucharist and other sacramental actions.
We go out from the liturgy to live the love and compassion of God in our world today.
Catholic Liturgy comprises all the official authorised rites of the Church including: