Friday, October 19, 2007

2008 Liturgical Conference in Ireland

[The St. Colman's Society for Catholic Liturgy -- not to be confused with the "Society for Catholic Liturgy" -- sent me the following announcement:]

St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy
Est. 2007

“Benedict XVI and The Sacred Liturgy”

The Sheraton Fota Island Golf Resort & Spa
Saturday 12th July 2008

The Conference will be chaired by Professor Vincent Twomey, S.V.D.

Member of Ratzinger Schulerkreis and author of Pope Benedict XVI: The Conscience of our Age: A Theological Portrait” (San Francisco, 2007) (German translation: Augsburg 2006)

Speakers will include:

Professor Manfred Hauke, Lugano Switzerland
Topic: Klaus Gamber, ‘father’ of the ‘new liturgical movement’.

Dr. Uwe Michael Lang
Topic: Sacred Language

Father Lang of the London Oratory is the author of Turning Toward the Lord: Orientation in Liturgical Prayer. The book, first published in German by Johannes Verlag and then in English by Ignatius Press, carries a preface by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger. The book has also appeared in Italian, French, Hungarian and Spanish.

Dr. Alcuin Reid
Topic: The Liturgical Reform of Benedict XVI

Dr Alcuin Reid, author of The Organic Development of the Liturgy (Ignatius, 2005), which carries a preface by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, and editor of the crucially important book Looking at the Liturgy again with Cardinal Ratzinger: Proceedings of the July 2001 Fontgombault Conference (St. Michael’s Abbey Press, 2003)

Dr. Neil Roy
Topic: The Roman Canon: Deesis in Euchology

Editor, Antiphon: a Journal for Liturgical Renewal, published by the Society for Catholic Liturgy; Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Notre Dame.

Venue is situated on a beautiful island estate in Cork Harbour.

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