How does time relate to our worship and prayer both corporately and privately? Fr. Thomas tells us how the Church looks at time.
We continue now with our commentary on the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church, and today we would like to comment and reflect on the relationship of the Divine Liturgy, the eucharistic Liturgy, to time, to the time of day, the time of week, the time of the year, various seasons. How does the eucharistic Divine Liturgy—and here, very particularly, the Liturgies of St. John Chrysostom and St. Basil the Great—how do these Liturgies relate to time?…