Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Provisional Program of the Fota XIII International Liturgy Conference

St Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce the following program for the XIII Fota International Liturgy Conference, which will be held this coming weekend, July 2-3, in the New Hall at Ballyhea, Charleville, Co. Cork (Ireland). The conference is titled Worship in Spirit and in Truth, and is intended to mark the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Benedict XVI/Joseph Ratzinger’s book The Spirit of the Liturgy. Registrations may be made on line by email to Colman.liturgy2@yahoo.com.

Saturday, July 2
8.00 am - Registration opens
9.00 am - Conference convenes
9.30 am - Bryce Evans: The Role of the Sacred Liturgy in Joseph Ratzinger’s Fundamental Theology.
10.30 am - Serafino Lanzetta: The Sacrifice of the Logos incarnatus. Ratzinger’s Theology of the Liturgy in perspective.
11.30 am - morning coffee
12.00 pm - Mariusz Bilieniwick: Twenty years of reception of Ratzinger’s The Spirit of the Liturgy.
1pm - break
2.30 pm - Matthew Hazell: The Spirit of Liturgical Reform and the Vota of the Second Vatican Council Fathers.
3.30 pm - break
4.00 pm - Brian A Butcher: The Spirits of the Liturgy: Ressourcement vs. Aggiornamento in Contemporary Eastern-Rite Catholic Worship.
5.00 pm - discussion Panel
8.00pm - dinner
Sunday, July 3
9.00 am - Sven Conrad: The relationship of the Old and the New Testament in the light of the Logos incarnatus. Joseph Ratzinger’s solution of the spiritualisation of the idea of worship.
10.00 am - Roland Millare: An Iconic Theology of Liturgy for the World: A Rapprochement Between Joseph Ratzinger and Eastern Orthodox Theology.
11.00 am - morning coffee
11.30 - Manfred Hauke: Reservation and Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Its theological and pastoral importance.
2.30 pm - break
2.00 pm - Kevin Zilverberg: Worship in Truth (John 4, 23–24): Polyvalent Veritas in the Latin Fathers.
3.00 pm - John Hayes: Worship in Spirit and Truth: A Biblical Foundation for Ratzinger’s Notion of Active Participation.
4.00 pm - coffee
4.15 pm - Joseph Briody: Obedience over Sacrifice (1 Sam. 15, 22; Hos. 6, 6): Liturgical Interiority and Biblical Covenantal Attentiveness.
5.15 pm - discussion
6.15 pm - Solemn Pontifical High Mass

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