Friday, January 21, 2011

Provisional Programme Released for July 2011 Fota Liturgical Conference

The St. Colman's Society for Catholic Liturgy has released the provisional programme for the Fota IV liturgical conference to be held in Cork this July. Here it is:

Fourth Fota International Liturgy Conference
Benedict XVI and the Roman Missal
To be held in Cork, Ireland,
9 - 11 July 2011

Provisional Programme

The first session of the Fota IV international Liturgy Conference will be held in Cork, Ireland, on 9 - 11 July 2011. The Conference will be opened by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, who will also give the key-note address.

The Conference will be chaired by Prof. D. Vincent Twomey, SVD, Professor Emeritus of Moral Theology, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.

The speakers will include:

1. Prof. Dr. Dieter Bohler, SJ, St. Georgen, Frankfurt
The Eucharist of the Church, the Lord’s Supper and Israel’s Sacrifice: Reflections on Pope Benedict’s axiom “The Christian liturgy cannot be understood in isolation from the Old Testament Inheritance”.

2. Fr. Sven Leo Conrad FSSP,  Augsburg
Liturgy as “a transcending movement” (J. Ratzinger) – Reflections on the Form and Theology of the Opening Rites in the Roman Missal. 

3. Dom Cassian Folsom, OSB, Sant’Anselmo, Rome
The Roman Missal in "Summorum Pontificum”

4. Dom Paul Gunter, OSB, Sant’Anselmo, Rome
The History and Development of the Roman Missal

5. Prof. Dr. Helmut Hoping, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg
The Ordo Missae of 1965 and the Latin-German Altar Missal

6.  Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauke, Lugano, Switzerland
The "basic structure" (Grundgestalt) of the Eucharistic celebration according to Joseph Ratzinger

7. Fr. Uwe Michael Lang, CO
The Church’s Voice of Prayer: Benedict XVI and the language of the liturgy

8. Prof. William Mahrt, Stanford University, U.S.A.

9. Prof. Lauren Pristas, Ph.D., Professor of Theology, Caldwell College, Caldwell, New Jersey, U.S.A.
The Post-Vatican II Revision of the Collects of the Roman Missal.

10. Dr. Janet Rutherford, Maynooth Patristic Symposium
The Anglican Patrimony: What is it, and what to do with it?

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