Instead of pelting me with liturgy, he dialed it back a bit.
The new pope soon struck the phrase “perfidious Jews” from the Easter liturgy.
They lacked a nuanced way into historic Jewish philosophical writings, legal principles, liturgy, poetics.
"It's near impossible to imagine our idiom and vernacular, let alone our liturgy, without them," he writes.
Father Gregorio, 39, taught a liturgy course at the seminary and volunteered at area parishes on weekends.
1550s, "the service of the Holy Eucharist," from Middle French liturgie or directly from Late Latin/Medieval Latin liturgia "public service, public worship," from Greek leitourgia "a liturgy; public duty, ministration, ministry," from leitourgos "one who performs a public ceremony or service, public servant," from leito- "public" (from laos "people;" cf. leiton "public hall," leite "priestess;" see lay (adj.)) + -ergos "that works," from ergon "work" (see urge (v.)). Meaning "collective formulas for the conduct of divine service in Christian churches" is from 1590s.