"The liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; at the same time it is the fount [source] from which all the Church’s power flows."
Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, 10
The opening talk will introduce the day's theme, "Liturgy as Source and Summit," exploring the role of the liturgy in both our lives and the life of the Church. Inspired by the expectation of formation placed before us by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, this 55-minute session will invite participants to imagine how their local church might come closer to "that heavenly liturgy" toward which we always aspire (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, 8)... More
The Ministry Enrichment Gathering™ affords the opportunity for further reflection on the theme of “Liturgy as Source and Summit” in smaller, more focused breakout sessions. Participants will have the opportunity to select sessions from... More
The mid-day prayer serves as an opportunity to contemplate the theme of "Liturgy as Source and Summit" in a communal setting... More
At the end of the day, participants of the Ministry Enrichment Gathering™ will either be invited to sit with (a) other members of their parish community, or (b) according to thier ministerial role in the liturgy... More