The Role of Ritual in Sacraments and Liturgy. Like Dancing Bears. Rituals. Symbolic actions that help us express our beliefs, values and important events with words and physical actions. Brings people together and gives expression to their identity
sometimes there are various versions
of the rite.
Sacraments of Healing
Sacraments of Initiation
Sacraments at Service of Community
All sacraments are liturgy.
All liturgy involves ritual and grace.
Corporate Worship: “the work of the people”
Common action and symbol (ritual)
Reflects the community that is the trinitarian God to help us more tangibly experience Him in one another and to take His love into the world.