How long does a
Lay Led Liturgy take?
If you rushed you could get it all done in
20 minutes. But it is not a matter of getting it done.
It is a time for listening; it is a time for sharing; it is a
time for prayer. All of that needs time: a graceful flow, with
plenty of time for silent prayer.
The whole Liturgy becomes an experience of
the sacred, an experience of mystery, and experience of the
presence of Jesus amongst us, helping us to discover the way to
respond to his gospel and giving us the strength to continue our
Perhaps 45 minutes is a reasonable time for
a Sunday Lay Led Liturgy.
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