Theology and Philosophy

Professional Development Seminars (presented by the Centre for Liturgy)

Professor Clare Johnson, Director of the ACU Centre for Liturgy, will present:

Introducing the Revised Order of Confirmation

Wednesday 15 June 2016
Professional development seminar for RECs and parish sacramental coordinators

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Introducing the Revised Order of Celebrating Matrimony

Wednesday 29 June 2016
Professional development seminar for clergy

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About the ACU Centre for Liturgy

The ACU Centre for Liturgy supports, promotes, and enhances the liturgical life of the Catholic Church through tertiary education, research, scholarship, and pastoral formation. The Centre offers liturgical education programs from parish-level through to higher degree research, advancing the liturgical apostolate in Australia and beyond.

Professor Clare Johnson

Professor Clare Johnson, B.Mus (Hons), B. Theol (Hons), A.Mus.A., M.A. (Theol), GCHE, PhD, has taught liturgical studies, sacramental theology, preaching, liturgical music, and introductory theology at The University of Notre Dame (USA), Michigan State University (USA), The University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle), and ACU. She has been awarded for her teaching excellence with undergraduate and postgraduate students and is an experienced presenter of interactive online learning.

Professor Johnson supervises higher degree research students in liturgical studies and sacramental theology. Her research in liturgy, liturgical music, ritual studies, liturgical theology, and liturgical inculturation has been widely published. She is a frequent presenter of professional development sessions for clergy, teachers, musicians, and parishioners.

Professor Johnson is a member of the National Liturgical Council advising the Bishops Commission for Liturgy and is the Chair of the National Liturgical Music Board.