The Celtic Liturgy

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Celtic liturgies show the wide-ranging influence of the Irish missionary-monks, who tended to appropriate liturgical elements from all parts of the Greek and Latin churches. The Celtic liturgy emphasizes a strong personal relationship with Christ and with the Trinity.

The term Celtic rite has been used for the ancient liturgy celebrated in Ireland, Scotland, Britain, Gallicia, and Brittany before these churches gradually adopted the calendar and liturgy of Rome (as early as 633 in Gallicia...


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