Quotes on Liturgical Catechesis

Posted by Jeffrey Pinyan at 4:56 PM

One of these quotes randomly appears in the blue box at the top of the web site.

  • "With zeal and patience, pastors of souls must promote the liturgical instruction of the faithful..." ~ Vatican II, Sacrosanctum Concilium 19
  • "Open your hearts, children of the Catholic Church, and come and pray the prayer of your Mother." ~ Prosper Gueranger
  • "Liturgical piety ... seeks to reform ... the spiritual dispositions and practices of the Catholic faithful." ~ Alcuin Reid, O.S.B., The Organic Development of the Liturgy, p. 67
  • "The most urgent task is that of the biblical and liturgical formation of the people of God..." ~ Pope John Paul II, Vicesimus Quintus Annus 15
  • "It is more necessary than ever to intensify liturgical life ... by means of an appropriate formation ... of all the faithful..." ~ Pope John Paul II, Spiritus et Sponsa 7
  • "Pastors should be committed to that mystagogical catechesis ... by which the faithful ... understand ... the liturgy..." ~ Pope John Paul II, Mane Nobiscum Domine 17
  • "Mystagogical catechesis should [make] the faithful more sensitive to the language of signs and gestures..." ~ Pope Benedict XVI, Sacramentum Caritatis 64b
  • "Mystagogical catechesis must [bring] out the significance of the rites for the Christian life in all its dimensions..." ~ Pope Benedict XVI, Sacramentum Caritatis 64c
  • "Part of the mystagogical process is to demonstrate how the mysteries are linked to the mission [of the Church]." ~ Pope Benedict XVI, Sacramentum Caritatis 64c