Thursday, May 31, 2018

Fota XI Speakers and Papers Announced

St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce a provisional list of speakers and topics for the Fota XI International Liturgy Conference, to be held in Cork, Ireland, July, 7-9, on the subject of the Divine Office, entitled Psallite Sapienter: The Liturgy of the Hours.

1. Dom Benedict Maria Andersen, OSB (Ireland): Erant semper in templo: The Divine Office in the Life of the Church

2. Fr. Joseph Briody, (St. John’s Seminary, Brighton, Massachusetts): The Imprecatory Passages of the Psalms and their use in the Divine Office

3. Fr. Sven Leo Sven Conrad, FSSP (Germany): Praying in the name of the Church - The liturgy of the hours as public prayer

4. Gregory DiPippo (U.S.A.): The History of the Church in the Divine Office

5. Matthew Hazell (United Kingdom): The Second Vatican Council and Proposals for Reform of the Roman Breviary (1959-1963)

6. Sr. Maria M. Kiely, O.S.B. (U.S.A.): Sobria Ebrietas: the role of the hymn in the Divine Office

7. Dr. Peter Kwasniewski (U.S.A.): Useful Repetition in the Divine Office: A Case Study for Questioning Sacrosanctum Concilium 34

8. Prof. William Mahrt (U.S.A.): The Role of Antiphons in the Singing of the Divine Office

9. Fr. Dennis McManus (U.S.A.): The Reform of the Liturgy of the Hours in Light of Nostra Aetate. 

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