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Date posted:   Sep 25, 2019

The Liturgy Committee

Gospel procession

Fee: $50
Five Weeks (This course has been updated and expanded!)

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Prepare for effective liturgy planning in your faith community.  Learn the Church’s vision for the liturgy, the basic structure of the Mass,  and principles for liturgical practice.

This course has a required text:  James A. Mongelluzzo, Understanding the Liturgy: A Guide to How Catholics Worship. Twenty-Third Publications, 2018.

Topics

Introductory Week
Week 1: The Church's Vision for Liturgy
Week 2: Ritual and Symbol
Week 3: Liturgical Ministry, Time, and Space
Week 4: Liturgical Music and Popular Devotions

All STM Online: Crossroads courses include these features:

  • Participants have access 24 hours/7 days a week to the course's password-protected web site. 
  • Each participant belongs to a small Community for Conversation and faith sharing guided by a facilitator.
  • The course site is usually available to participants at least three months after the course.
  • An orientation in how to navigate the web site is always available.
  • Technical assistance is easy to contact and prompt in returning a message.

Additional Materials Needed

James A. Mongelluzzo, Understanding the Liturgy: A Guide to How Catholics Worship. Twenty-Third Publications, 2018.


Time Commitment

A participant can expect to spend an average of 4-5 hours each week.  This commitment includes both preparation and interaction online.

Content Scholar:

Rev. Msgr. James A. Mongelluzzo, S.T.D., is a priest of the Diocese of Worcester, Massachusetts, and serves on the faculty at Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary.