Lit·ur·gy n.; pl. Liturgies An established formula for public worship, or the entire ritual for public worship in a church which uses prescribed forms; a formulary for public prayer or devotion. In the Roman Catholic Church it includes all forms and services in any language, in any part of the world, for the celebration of Mass.
n 1: a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by
consecrating bread and wine [syn: Holy Eucharist, Eucharist,
sacrament of the Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Eucharistic
liturgy, Lord's Supper]
2: a rite or body of rites prescribed for public worship