Online Course on the Sacred Liturgy

An Introduction to the Sacred Liturgy

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This course introduces the theological and pastoral dimensions of the sacred liturgy. Specifically, it uncovers the spiritual reality of every liturgical celebration, considers the ritual medium employed by liturgical celebrations, and examines the various sacramental signs and symbols that contribute to a liturgical rite, such as objects, actions, words, time, ministers, music, and architecture. 

A beginner’s guide to understanding the Catholic Mass

Taught by Mr. Christopher Carstens

Christopher Carstens is Director of the Office for Sacred Worship in the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, a visiting faculty member at the Liturgical Institute at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois, and editor of the Adoremus Bulletin. He is author of A Devotional Journey into the Mass (Sophia) and, along with Father Douglas Martis, is the co-author of Mystical Body, Mystical Voice: Encountering Christ in the Words of the Mass (Liturgy Training Publications). He lives in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin, with his wife and eight children.

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Are you ready to study the Church’s liturgical life in an atmosphere that is rigorously academic and deeply prayerful?

At the Liturgical Institute students enjoy a mix of intense study and research; invigorating lectures and discussions; and active intelligent participation in the Church’s liturgical life with daily celebration of the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours, all with an eye toward the renewal of the Church.

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