Homily of November 20, 2014: Thursday of the Thirty-third week in Ordinary Time [Cardinal Rigali - Podcast]

November 20, 2014

The encyclical Mediator Dei of Pope Pius XII to a great extent laid the foundation for the teaching of Vatican II on the sacred liturgy. Vatican II describes the sacred liturgy as "the worship of the divine majesty." The Book of Revelation leads us in praise of the Lamb who was slain and who purchased us by his Blood.