Thursday, June 16, 2016

Fota IX Liturgy Conference Program: July 9-11, 2016

The St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy has announced the program for the Fota IX International Liturgy Conference, which will be held at the Clarion Hotel, in Cork City, Ireland from July 9-11, 2016

Saturday, July 9
8.15 Registration
9.30 Opening of the Conference
9.45-10.45 Bishop Peter Elliot: The Heritage of Israel in the Roman Rite.
11.00-12.00 Fr. Joseph Briody: Rediscovering the Septuagint: Text, Reception, Significance, Canon. 

2.30-3.30 Fr. Thomas McGovern: The Eucharistic Liturgy and Scripture.
3.45-4.45 Fr Paul Mankowski, SJ: Latet Novum in Vetere: Old Testament tributaries of Catholic Worship.
4.45-5.45 Professor Dr. Stefan Heid: Function and Direction of the Ambo in the Byzantine and Roman Traditions.

7.30 pm Pontifical Vespers at Sts Peter and Paul’s celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke

Sunday, July 10

11.30 Pontifical High Mass at Sts Peter and Paul’s celebrated by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke

4.00-5.00 Gregory DiPippo: The Ambrosian Rite and the Reform of the Roman Lectionary
5.00-6.00 Fr. Sven Leo Sven Conrad, SSP: Observations on the Theology of the Liturgia Verbi with Reference to the Forma Extraordinaria.
6.30-7.30 Launch of Sacrosanctum Concilium: Sacred Liturgy and the Second Vatican Council, edited by Fr. John Cunningham, OP, Proceedings of the Fota VI International Liturgy Conference (2013)
Launch of A Chosen Race, A Royal Priesthood, A Holy Nation : Aspects of the Priesthood of Baptism, edited by Fr. Joseph Briody: Proceedings of the Fota VIII International Liturgy Conference (2015)
8.00 Gala Dinner

Monday, July 11
9.30-10.30 Fr Kevin Zilverberg: The Neo-Vulgate as Official Liturgical Translation.
10.45-11.45 His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke

12.30 Solemn High Mass in St. Peter and Paul’s

2.45-3.45 Dr. Ann Orlando: The Unity of Scripture and Liturgy in Augustine's Homilies on John's Gospel.
4.00-5.00 Mons. Michael Magee: The Reform of the Lectionary: Evaluation and Prospects.

5.00-6.00 Fr John M. Cunningham, OP: The Oldest Christian Sermon

Please note that speakers and times may be subject to variations. For further inforamtion, contact Terry Pender, Hon Secretary at

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