Liturgy

 Rev Dr Prof John Moolan

 

 

1. Salvation Mystery Setup in Worship

 

First Ap. Proclamations

Euch. Celebration

Liturgical Year

Themes

1.Incarnation –Nazarene (Acts2:17-22, 25-31;10:37;13:16-25) 1.Introductory rite 1.Annunciation-Nativity 1.Nativity
2.Revelation –Public life (Acts2:22;10:38-39;13:26-27) 2.Liturgy of the Word 2.Epiphnay 2.Epiphany
3.Passion, death, burial (Acts2:23;10:39;13:27-29 3.Preparation Rite 3.Great Fast 3.Resurrection
4.Resurrection, Pentecost (Acts 2:24-23;10:40-41;13:30-37) 4.Anaphora or Quddasa 4.Resurrection5.Apostles 4.Pentecost
5.Reconciliation and witnessing(Acts 2:23;10:42-43;13:38-41 5.Reconciliation rite6.Communion rite7.Concluding rite 6.Qaita7.Elia-Cross8.Moses9.Dedication of the Church 5.Transfiguration6.Exaltaion of the Cross7.Parousia

2. Structure of Canons/Anaphoras in Different Liturgies

Latin

West Syrian,  Armenian, Byzantine

Alexandrian

East Syrian

1.Dialogue Diaconal acclamation      First G’hanta[1]
2.Preface[2] 1.Dialogue    Exchange of peaceDiaconal acclamation
3.Sanctus 2.Thanks giving   1.Dialogue
4.Epiclesis 3.Introduction to Sanctus 9. part i 2.Second G’hanta[3]
5.Canon I[4] 4.Sanctus 3. 3.Third G’hanta[5]
6.Institution Words 5.Embolism to Sanctus 4. 4.Institution Words
7.Anamnesis 6.Institurion Words 5. 5.Third G’hanta continued
8.Oblation[6] 7.Anamnesis 8. part i 6.Diaconal acclamation
9.Intercession 8.Epiclesis 6. 7.Intercession
10.Doxology 9.Intercession 7. 8.Fourth G’hanta[7]
10.Doxology 8. part ii 9.Epiclesis
9. part ii 10.Fourth G’hanta Continued
10. 11.Doxology


3. Liturgical Families and the Anaphoras

Tradition

Church

Status

Liturgy

Euch.  Prayers



Western Liturgy

1. Latin

 Roman  Patriarchal  Latin

Canon

 4 Canons[8]

Eastern Liturgies2.Syro-Oriental 1.Chaldean2.Syro-Malabar PatriarchalMajor Archiepiscopal  East Syrian”

Anaphoras

 3 Anaphoras[9]

3.Syro-Ocidental 1.Antiochean2.Malankara3.Maronite PatriarchalMajor ArchiepiscopalPatriarchal West Syrian”” 11 Anaphoras[10]”7 Anaphoras[11]
4.Alexandrian 1.Coptic2.Ethiopian PatriarchalMetropolitan CopticEthiopian   3 Anaphoras[12]15 Anaphoras[13]
5.Armenian Armenian Patriarchal Armenian   5 Anaphoras[14]
6.Byzantine 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.Greek-Melkite2.Ukranian3.Romanian4.Ruthenian

5.Albenian

6.Byelorussian

7.Russian

8.Krizevci

9.Bulgarian

10.Greek

11.Italo-Albenian

12.Slovak

13.Hungarian

14.Macedonian

PatriarchalMajor ArchiepiscopalMajor ArchiepiscopalMetropolitan

Eparchial

Eparchial

Apostolic Exarchate

Eparchial

Eparchial

Eparchial

Eparchial

Eparchial

Eparchial

Eparchial

Byzantine”””

  3 Anaphoras[15]”””

 

 



[1] General thanksgiving to the Holy Trinity for the abundant graces, and for making worthy for the celebration.

[2] Thanks giving to the Father, varies according to different occasions.

[3] Thanksgiving to the Father for the creation of the world and everything in it.

[4] Logos Epiclesis: Thanksgiving to the son for sending the Holy Spirit

[5] Thanksgiving to the Son for the redemption of humanity.

[6] Offering of the Church to the Father, “through Him, with Him, and in Him”.

[7] Thanksgiving to the Holy Spirit for the sanctification carried out in the Church.

[8] 1. Roman canon in its integrity, 2. Restored canon of Hipolytus of Rome, 3. Combined canon of Roman, Gallican, and Spanish

patristic texts, 4. Adapted canon of the Antiochean origin Apostolic Constitution.

[9] 1. Anaphora of the Apostles or  Adai & Mari, 2. Theodore of Mopsuestia, 3. Nestore.

[10] 1. Anaphora of the twelve apostles, 2. St.James, 3. Thimothy of Alexandria, 4. Severus of Antioch, 5. Cyril of Jerusalem, 6.

Ignatius of Antioch, 7. Clement of Rome, 8. Pope Julius of Rome, 9. Eustatius of Antioch, 10. Gregorios, 11. St. Peter.

[11] 1. Anaphora of the Roman Church, 2. St. Peter I, 3. St. Peter III, 4. St. James, 5. John the Evangelist, 6. Pope Sixtus, 7. Mar

Maron the founder of the Church.

[12] 1. Anaphora of St. Mark, 2. St. Gregory Nazianzen, 3. St. Basil.

[13] 1. Anaphora of the Holy Fathers, our Apostles, 2. Our Lord, 3. Our Lady Mary, the virgin, 4. Our Lady, the mother of God,

5. St. John the Evangelist, 6. St. James, 7. St. Mark, 8. The 318 Orthodox Fathers (of Nice), 9. St. Athanasius, 10. St. Basil,

11. St. Gregory of Nyssa, 12. St. Epiphanius, 13. St. Cyril of Alexandria, 14. Jacob of Sarug, 15. St. Gregorios.

[14]  1. Anaphora of St. Athanasius, 2. St. Gregory of Nazianzen, 3. Isaac, 4). Cyril of Alexandria, 5. St. James.

[15] 1. Anaphora of  St. John Chrysostom, 2. St. Basil, 3. St. James (Greek version).

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