An example of liturgy is the sacrament of the Eucharist.
Origin of liturgy
- Late Latin lītūrgia from Greek leitourgiā public service from leitourgos public servant from earlier lēitourgos lēiton town hall (from lēos) (dialectal variant of lāos people) ergon work werg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin liturgia, from Ancient Greek Î»ÎµÎ¹Ï„Î¿Ï…ÏÎ³Î¯Î± (leitourgia), from Î»ÎµÎ¹Ï„- (leit-), from Î»Î±ÏŒÏ‚ (laos, “people") + -Î¿Ï…ÏÎ³ÏŒÏ‚ (-ourgos), from á¼”ÏÎ³Î¿Î½ (ergon, “work") (the public work of the people done on behalf of the people).