Liturgy Week

The Liturgical Orientation of Catholic Education

June 22–25, 2020 at the University of Notre Dame

Liturgy Week is a 4-day conference providing continuing education for Catholic leaders in the area of liturgical and sacramental formation. The conference includes keynote addresses by bishops, academics, and theologians, as well as nationally-renowned experts in liturgical and sacramental education.

  • Discover how the task of Catholic education unfolds in the school, parish, and family.
  • Explore the role of liturgical prayer in forming young people in Catholic life.
  • Learn how to integrate liturgical content into existing curricula.
  • Connect with peers ministering and teaching in a variety of settings from around the country.

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[Liturgy Week] is a gift that continues to benefit my work and help me to foster a deeper, more systematic understanding of ministry in my diocese.

Jonathan Sullivan, Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana

Details and Registration

Early registration: through April 5, 2020
Regular registration: April 6 through May 25
Late registration: May 26 and after

Liturgists, catechists, liturgical musicians, campus ministers, theology teachers, and other parish and diocesan staff involved in the work of liturgical and sacramental formation, education, and evangelization are invited to attend.

Every participant in Liturgy Week will receive a rich liturgical education, an opportunity for spiritual renewal, and a practical formation in contributing to the mission of liturgical formation and evangelization in the parish, school, and home.

Registration includes meals and conference materials for Monday evening to Thursday lunch (housing not included). More details can be found here.

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Featured Speakers

Catholic Education and Worship: Reclaiming a Vision
Bishop Daniel Flores
Diocese of Brownsville

Reclaiming the Piazza: Culture, Worship, and Catholic Education
Leonardo Franchi 
University of Glasgow

What makes a school Catholic? A Practice Approach
Melanie Morey and Fr. John Piderit, SJ
Archdiocese of San Francisco

Practices for Teaching Worship: A Historical, Theological, and Educational Approach
Clare Kilbane, McGrath Institute for Church Life, University of Notre Dame, and
Katharine Mahon, University of Notre Dame

Worship, the Arts, and Education: An Approach of Ecclesial Renewal
Margot Fassler
University of Notre Dame