A Catholic Statement: The Constitution On The Sacred Liturgy Part Iii

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

On December 4, 1964, when Pope Paul VI promulgated the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, he spoke of worship as "the first [issue] to be examined and the first, too, in a sense, by reason of its intrinsic value and its importance in the life of the church. "

Chapter IV

The Divine Office

83. Christ Jesus, High Priest of the new and eternal covenant, taking human nature, introduced into this earthly exile the hymn that is sung throughout all ages in the halls of heaven. He joins the...


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