Monday, July 31, 2017

The Society for Catholic Liturgy Annual Conference - September 28-30, 2017, in Philadelphia PA

The Society for Catholic Liturgy, an association of Catholic scholars, teachers, pastors and professionals, including architects and musicians, founded in 1995, will hold its annual conference from September 28 - 30, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference events will be held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Pastoral Center.
The topic for this year’s conference is “The Liturgy and Post-Modernity.” His Eminence Robert Cardinal Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, wrote concerning this event, “I wish to commend the Society for Catholic Liturgy for bringing its academic expertise and pastoral experience to bear on this important issue, so that God’s holy people, whose hearts continue to thirst for the true, the good and the beautiful, may be able to drink deeply at the wellspring of Christian worship. Thank you for all the work you are engaged in. Be assured of my prayers for the success of your endeavors.”

A plenary address will be given each day: on September 28 at 7:00 pm by Dom Alcuin Reid; on September 29 at 9:00 am by Father Andrew Menke; and on September 30 at 9:00 am by Father Cassian Folsom, OSB.

Three main conference Masses will be offered: on September 28 at 6:30 pm; a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form on September 29 at 4:30 pm: and on September 30 at 12:05 pm.

Many other activities, breakout sessions and conferences will take place. For more information please go to

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