Today Fr. Tom speaks about the importance of the offertory prayers said after the Great Entrance. In particular, he talks about how they are prayed in the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great.
Friends, this is Fr. Thomas Hopko, reflecting on the Divine Liturgy as celebrated today in the Eastern Orthodox Church and in some of the Greek Catholic churches that use the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and also the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great. In the Liturgy of the Faithful, as we mentioned already several times, once we come to the Liturgy of the Faithful, you have two sets of prayers. The prayers differ between the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and the Liturgy…