Welcome to the Catholic Liturgy celebrated at St. Julie Billiart Church…
The word “liturgy” means the “public worship” of the Church. “The liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; it is also the font from which all her power flows” (Vatican Council II, Sacrosanctum Concilium, 10). “The liturgy is also a participation in Christ’s own prayer addressed to the Father in the Holy Spirit. In the liturgy, all Christian prayer finds its source and goal” (Catechism, 1073).
“No human tongue can enumerate the favors that trace back to the Sacrifice of the Mass. The sinner is reconciled with God; the just man becomes more upright; sins are wiped away; vices are uprooted; virtue and merit increases; and the devil’s schemes are frustrated.”
-St. Lawrence Justinian