22 August 2020
By Stefania Caterina and Tomislav Vlašić
Tomislav Vlašić: Dearest Brothers and Sisters; the subject of this reflection is “Participating with Mary in the Eternal Liturgy”, and with this reflection we introduce the people who live in communion with the whole Church of the Universe to the liturgical year.
Here a question comes up: what is the Liturgy? Yet, I do not want to explain what it is but rather lead you to a specific view through the concrete events.
The first event is the creation of the angels and the humans who are created in the image and likeness of God. They are meant to celebrate the Eternal Liturgy to govern the whole Universe with God; a Liturgy that does not consist of words or preaching but of a living and working Liturgy with God. You know the consequences that original sin caused. After original sin the confrontation with Lucifer and his allies took place. All righteous men and all saints have suffered and offered their sacrifices. God decided that the Church as a blameless people should face this challenge. Continue reading