Tuesday, June 8, 2010

"Whys and Whats of the Church" Podcast

This week on Theologically Thinking, enjoy a reading of one of Fr. Stanley Harakas' essays originally written for the National Herald entitled "The “Whats and Whys” of our Church." Today we learn about Litanies. What is the most frequently repeated phrase in the Divine Liturgy? Answer: "Lord, have mercy". What is the next most frequently repeated phrase? Answer: "Grant this, O Lord".What do these two phrases have in common? They are both responses to sets of petitions that make up the "Litanies."

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