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Sacra Liturgia USA 2015--Schedule of Events


The organizers of Sacra Liturgia USA 2015 are very pleased to announce the schedule of events for Sacra Liturgia USA 2015. The conference features beautiful liturgies, prominent speakers on topics of interest, working session lunches lead by conference speakers on liturgy in Catholic higher education, and ample time for fellowship and prayer.

Registration is now open: http://sacraliturgiausa.org/conference/  

Stay tuned to the conference website and facebook page for upcoming announcements about liturgical details (celebrants, preachers, music, choirs) and other special events in conjunction with the conference. We will publish these details as they become available.

*All liturgies take place at the Church of St. Catherine of Siena (411 E 68th Street)
**All addresses take place at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Aves.)
‡Site to be announced

Monday, June 1, 2015

            2:00 – Registration Check-in (advance registration required)
            4:00 – Opening addresses       
            5:00 – His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke – “Beauty in the Sacred Liturgy and
                        the Beauty of a Holy Life”
           
7:30 – Solemn Vespers in the usus antiquior
           
Tuesday, June 2, 2015

            9:00 – Rev. Thomas Kocik – “The Reform of the Reform”
            10:00 – Dr. Lauren Pristas – “The Reform of Liturgical Texts of Principal Feast
                        Days (Collects)”
            11:30 – Dr. Margaret Hughes – “The Ease of Beauty: Liturgy, Evangelization, and
                        Catechesis”

            Cardinal Newman Society Working Lunch Session with His Eminence, Raymond
Cardinal Burke, Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, Dr. Michael Foley, Dom Alcuin Reid, Dom Phillip Anderson, Dr. Margaret Hughes, Dr. Jennifer Donelson, Rev. Dr. Christopher Smith, Matthew Menendez, and Rev. Dr. Richard Cipolla ‡

            2:30 – Dr. Jennifer Donelson – “Addressing the Triumph of Bad Taste: Church
                        Patronage of Art, Architecture, and Music”
            3:30 – Mr. Gregory Glenn  – “Liturgical Music is Non-negotiable”
           

            5:15 – Solemn Mass in the usus antiquior
           
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

            9:00 – His Grace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone – “Liturgical Leadership in a
                        Secular Society: A Bishop’s Perspective”
            10:00 – Mr. Matthew Menendez – “Youth and the Liturgy”
            11:30 – Rev. Dr. Allan White, OP – “Liturgical Preaching”

            Cardinal Newman Society Working Lunch Session with His Grace Archbishop
                        Salvatore Cordileone, Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, Dr. Michael Foley, Dom
                        Alcuin Reid, Dom Phillip Anderson, Dr. Margaret Hughes, Dr. Jennifer
                        Donelson, Rev. Dr. Christopher Smith, Matthew Menendez, and Rev. Dr.
                        Richard Cipolla ‡

            2:30 – Rev. Dr. Kurt Belsole, OSB – “The Formation of Priests in the ‘Spirit and
                        Power of the Liturgy’ (SC 14): Observations on the Implementation of the
                        Constitution and Proposals for the Liturgical Formation of Priests in the 21st
                        Century”         
            3:30 – Rev. Dr. Richard Cipolla – “Liturgy as the Source of Priestly Identity”

           
            5:15 – Solemn Pontifical Mass in the usus recentior


Thursday, June 4, 2015

            9:00 – Rev. Dr. Dom Alcuin Reid – “Holy Week Reforms Revisited”
            10:00 – Rev. Dr. Christopher Smith – “Liturgical Formation and Catholic Identity”
            11:30 – Dr. Peter Kwasniewski – “The Reform of the Lectionary”
           
            2:30 – Dr. Michael Foley – “The Reform of the Liturgical Calendar: The Reduction
                        of Recapitulation”
            3:30 – Dom Phillip Anderson, OSB – “Living the Liturgy: The Monastic
                        Contribution to Liturgical Renewal”

            5:15 – Solemn Mass in the usus antiquior for the Feast of Corpus Christi
                        followed by a Corpus Christi procession in the streets of the Upper East Side