Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Benedict XVI on Liturgical Creativity

" (Liturgy) is not about our doing something, about our demonstrating our creativity, in other words, about displaying everything we can do. Liturgy is precisely not a show, a piece of theater, a spectacle. Rather it gets its life from the Other. This has to become evident, too. This is why the fact that the ecclesial form has been given in advance is so important. It can be reformed in matters of detail, but it cannot be reinvented every time by the community. It is not a question, as I said, of self-production. The point is to go out of and beyond ourselves, to give ourselves to be touched by Him."

Benedict XVI, Light of the World: A Conversation with Peter Seewald, 156.

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