Thursday, June 01, 2023

Registration Open for the Fota XIV Liturgical Conference

St Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce that the XIV Fota International Liturgy Conference will be held at Ballyhea, Charleville, Co. Cork (Ireland) on July 1-2, 2023. The subject of the conference is The Sacrifice of the Mass, and will explore aspects of Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI’s reflections on the centrality of sacrifice in understanding the Eucharistic liturgy.

Papers will be delivered by Professor D. Vincent Twomey; Professor Manfred Hauke (Lugano); Professor Dieter Boehler (Frankfurt); Professor Joseph Briody (Boston); Matthew Hazell (United Kingdom); Dr. Thomas Lane (Ireland); Dr. Sven Conrad (Germany); Fr. Serafino Lanzetta (United Kingdom); and Dr. Peter McGregor (Sydney).

Bookings are open and reservations may be made by contacting the honorary secretary, Terry Pender, at A fee of euro 25 is charged for registration, which includes refreshments served at intervals during the conference, and may be paid on opening day of the conference.
While the Society can offer assistance in finding local accommodation, it is the responsibility of those attending to make their own arrangements.
Further details will be published shortly.
Copies of the acta of the XIII Fota Conference, held in 2022, are now available and may be purchased through the Society at euro 25 +P&P at

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