Radio Show ep. 5: Liturgy of the Word (1 of 2)

Posted by Jeffrey Pinyan at 2:11 PM

Air Date:  November 14, 2010 (11 AM) / November 19, 2010 (2 PM)
Topic: Liturgy of the Word:  Readings, Responsorial Psalm, Alleluia, Gospel

  • Liturgy of the Word
    • Episode 5: Readings, Responsorial Psalm, Alleluia, Gospel
    • Episode 6: Homily, Profession of Faith, Prayer of the Faithful
    • Purpose is to establish communion among the faithful and prepare them to listen properly to God's word and celebrate the Eucharist worthily
  • Cycle of Readings
    • Three-year Sunday cycle
    • Two-year weekday cycle
  • Why is Scripture read?
  • Christ is present in the reading of the Scriptures
  • First (and Second) Reading
    • "The Word of the Lord"
    • "Thanks be to God"
  • Responsorial Psalm
    • Responds to the First Reading
  • Alleluia (or Gospel Acclamation)
  • Gospel
    • Blessing for the Gospel (Priest or Deacon)
    • "Glory to you, O Lord"
      • Sign of the Cross
    • "The Gospel of the Lord" / "Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ"
    • "Through the words of the Gospel..."
      • Kissing the Book of the Gospels
  • Next episode on the Homily, Profession of Faith, and the Prayer of the Faithful
  • Contact me
    • Send questions to
      • Questions answered on the web site, not on the air
    • Consider buying the Praying the Mass series!