Program terms and definitions, with audio.
laity all baptized members of the Church who share in Jesus’ mission and witness to him and his message but are not priests or consecrated sisters or brothers; sometimes called lay people
liturgical year the feasts and seasons of the Church calendar that celebrate the Paschal Mystery
liturgy the official public worship of the Church. It includes the Seven Sacraments and forms of daily prayer.
Liturgy of the Hours the Church’s public prayer offered at set times during the day and night to mark each day as holy