Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Visit of Martin Mosebach and Fr. Uwe Michael Lang to the United States

The Society [of St. Hugh of Cluny] has the great pleasure to announce the visit to the New York metropolitan area of Martin Mosebach and Father Uwe Michael Lang. Martin Mosebach is an eminent German novelist and essayist. In October of this year he will receive the Georg Buechner prize-the highest German literary award. Mr. Mosebach has written and spoken extensively on Catholic issues, particularly relating to the Traditional liturgy. His Heresy of Formlessness, on the liturgy, was published in English translation last year by Ignatius Press. Father Lang is a priest of the Brompton Oratory in London and the author of an influential study on the position of the celebrant in the Roman rite: Turning towards the Lord: Orientation in Liturgical Prayer. (Foreword by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger) This year Fr. Lang has relocated to Rome to take up an appointment at the Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Patrimony of the Church.

Fr. Lang and Mr. Mosebach will be speaking at three separate locations. Fr. Lang will introduce Mr. Mosebach and situate his work for us in the context of the post-Summorum Pontificum world. Mr. Mosebach will read from his Heresy of Formlessness. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

The following events are scheduled in conjunction with the visit of Mr. Mosebach and Fr. Lang:

Friday, Sept. 7, New Haven, Connecticut
St. Mary Church Hall, 5 Hillhouse Avenue
7:30 PM: Presentation by Martin Mosebach and Fr. Lang.

Saturday, Sept. 8, New Canaan Connecticut
New Canaan Public Library, 151 Main Street
5:00 PM: Presentation by Martin Mosebach and Fr. Lang.

Sunday, Sept. 9, New York, New York
Church of Our Saviour, 59 Park Avenue at 38th Street
5:00 PM: Solemn High Mass in the Traditional rite.
6:30PM: Presentation by Mr. Mosebach and Fr. Lang in the undercroft of the church.

Source: The Society of St. Hugh of Cluny: Visit of Martin Mosebach and Fr. Uwe Michael Lang to the United States

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