Programme

God is in the Detail: Making Architecture and Art for Catholic Worship – A Symposium

11 – 13 February 2015

Australian Catholic University, Melbourne

Wednesday 11 February 2015

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Registration: The Daniel Mannix Building

5.00pm – 7.00pm

Welcome
Opening Lecture: A Prof Ursula de Jong

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Reception

Thursday 12 February 2015

(8.30am)

(Celebration of the Eucharist)

9.30am – 11.00am

Keynote Lecture: Rev Dr Paul Minnihan

11.00am – 11.30am

Morning Tea

11.30am – 1.00pm

Keynote Lecture: Mr Craig Hartman

1.00pm – 2.00pm

Lunch

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Workshop 1
Participants to select one of:

  • Light
    Mr Harry Stephens
  • Dark Geometries
    Professor Michael Tawa
  • Making modern architecture for Catholic worship
    Mr Andrew Cortese
  • Ritual and devotional spaces
    Very Rev Peter G Williams
  • Images in the church – sacred or kitsch: what makes the difference?
    Sr Rosemary Crumlin RSM

3.00pm – 3.30pm

Afternoon Tea

3.30pm – 4.30pm

Workshop 2
Participants to select one of:

  • The artistic idea
    Mr Paul Walsh
  • Materials
    Ms Kylie Legge
  • Place and people: the church in context
    Rev Dr Tom Elich
  • The place of the pipe organ
    Dr Sing Ly D’Arcy
  • Ordering the church for liturgical celebration
    Rev Dr Stephen Hackett

(5.00pm – 5.30pm)

(Vespers liturgy)

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Dinner break

7.30pm – 9.00pm

In Conversation

  • Most Rev Mark Coleridge
  • Dr Clare V Johnson
  • Rev Dr Paul Minnihan
  • Mr Craig Hartman
Friday 13 February 2015

(8.30am)

(Celebration of the Eucharist)

9.30am – 10.10am

And when churches are to be built - 1
Participants to select one of:

  • Architectural Principles
    Mr Harry Stephens
  • Liturgical Principles
    Rev Brian Nichols
  • Spaces and places: relationships in the liturgical setting
    Sr Jill O’Brien SGS
  • The arts
    Rev Mgr Charles Portelli
  • The church design process and its relationships
    Mr Andrew Kirkbride

10.20am – 11.00am

And when churches are to be built - 2
Participants to select one of:

  • Architectural Principles
    Mr Harry Stephens
  • Liturgical Principles
    Rev Brian Nichols
  • Spaces and places: relationships in the liturgical setting
    Sr Jill O’Brien SGS
  • The arts
    Rev Mgr Charles Portelli
  • The church design process and its relationships
    Mr Andrew Kirkbride

11.00am – 11.30am

Morning Tea

11.30am – 12.20pm

And when churches are to be built - 3
Participants to select one of:

  • Architectural Principles
    Mr Harry Stephens
  • Liturgical Principles
    Rev Brian Nichols
  • Spaces and places: relationships in the liturgical setting
    Sr Jill O’Brien SGS
  • The arts
    Rev Mgr Charles Portelli
  • The church design process and its relationships Mr Andrew Kirkbride

12.20pm – 1.15pm

Lunch

1.15pm – 2.15pm

Recent and current projects - 1
Participants to select one of:

  • Ss Peter & Paul’s Church, Buninyong
    Mr Richard Falkinger
  • St Joseph’s Church, Malvern
    Ms Sandy Law
  • ACU Chapels: Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, North Sydney; Aquinas Chapel, Ballarat; Barron Memorial Chapel, Strathfield
    Dr Clare V Johnson, Mr Jesse Mowbray

2.15pm – 3.15pm

Recent and current projects – 2
Participants to select one of:

  • St Mary’s Cathedral, Perth
    Mr Peter Quinn, Sr Kerry Willison RSM
  • New church, Burleigh Heads
    Mr Peter Gardiner, Rev Kenneth Howell
  • ACU Chapel: St Mary of the Cross (MacKillop) Chapel, Melbourne
    Dr Clare V Johnson, Mr Peter Korkolis, Rev Mgr Charles Portelli

3.15pm – 3.45pm

Afternoon Tea

3.45pm – 5.00pm

Concluding Plenary