Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Church Architecture Study Day with Dr Denis McNamara, Saturday, April 14, Chicago

A reader asked me to publicize a one-day event coming up this Saturday, which looks like a great opportunity for Catholics, especially clergy, who wish to learn more about beautiful church design and how it relates to the nature and needs of the liturgy. The event is co-sponsored by the Catholic Art Guild and the Liturgical Institute. To register, visit here. Wednesday evening (4/11) is the cut-off for registrations.

Church Architecture Study Day: From the Sacrament to the Mysteries 
Join Dr. Denis McNamara for a one day immersion of church architecture from a Catholic perspective.

9:30  Registration, Coffee, etc
10:00  Session I: Biblical Foundations of Church Architecture: The Temple, the Synagogue and the Mystical Body
11:00  Break
11:15  Session II: Classical Architecture: The Sacramental Meaning of Ornament, Decoration and the Column
12:15  Break and Questions
12:45  Lunch (included in the cost of the program)
1:45  Session III: The Objective View of Beauty: Learning from Thomas Aquinas
2:45  Break
3:00  Session IV: What the Church Intended: The Twentieth Century to Today
4:00  Questions
4:15  Adjourn

The cost of the program includes a lunch buffet of sandwiches, salad, coffee and dessert. Clergy and seminarians attend for free. Lunch orders will take place 48 hours prior to the event.

Please email info@CatholicArtGuild.org with any questions; visit here to register.

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