Fr. Mark Francis CSV discusses recent Church documents that encourage a more enriched understanding of liturgy and enculturation. 

Rev Dr Mark Francis CSV is a former Superior General of the Viatorians and currently the Provincial of the US Province. He holds a doctorate in liturgy from the Liturgical Institute of Sant’Anselmo in Rome and was President of the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago from 2013-2020. A teacher and international speaker, he has published many articles and several books on liturgy and culture.


 

Simone Brosig discusses the significance of beauty and aesthetics in the liturgy She explores the ways embodied prayerful responses express sacred realities.

Dr Simone Brosig is the Pastoral Leader for Community Life and Worship in the Archdiocese of Adelaide, Australia. She was the Liturgy Consultant in the Diocese of Calgary, Canada from 2009 - 2020 and served as the Chair of the National Committee for Liturgy and the Sacraments (Canada) from 2016 - 2019.


Clare Johnson asks 'What does it mean to be fully present as we celebrate the liturgy?'

Professor Clare Johnson is the Director of the ACU Centre for Liturgy and ACU Professor of Liturgical Studies & Sacramental Theology. She chairs the National Liturgical Music Council, advising the Australian Catholic Bishops Commission for Liturgy.


Professor Clare Johnson

Bishop Paul Bird, CSsR reflects on the art of celebration and how developing our knowledge and skills can enhance the way we celebrate the liturgy.

Most Rev Paul Bird CSsR is a member and former Provincial of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) and Bishop of the Diocese of Ballarat. He is a member of the Bishops Commission for Liturgy of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.


Clare Johnson invites us to stop and pause to consider the importance and significance of fruitful silence in the liturgy.

Professor Clare Johnson is the Director of the ACU Centre for Liturgy and ACU Professor of Liturgical Studies & Sacramental Theology. She chairs the National Liturgical Music Council, advising the Australian Catholic Bishops Commission for Liturgy.


Professor Clare Johnson

Fr Paul Turner examines the art of celebrating ars celebrandi and invites us to 'get inside the liturgy' and reflect more on the meaning of what we do and say.

Rev Dr Paul Turner is an international speaker, writer and publisher on liturgy who is Pastor of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Kansas City, Missouri. He has served on many national bodies, including ICEL.


Rev Dr Paul Turner

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