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January 31, 2014: Treasures of the Triduum: The Three Munera of Christ as Priest, Prophet and King
The Triduum and The Three Munera of Christ as Priest, Prophet and King
Treasures of the Triduum returns with all new topics for 2014 and workshop leader Fr. Douglas Martis and Mr. Christopher Carstens! Discover the meaning of the three offices of Jesus Christ as Priest, Propht and King and what it means for the life of the Christian.
“It was for this purpose that God sent His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, that He might be teacher, king and priest of all, the head of the new and universal people of the sons of God.”
— Lumen Gentium, xvii.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Conference Center, University of Saint Mary of the Lake
Check-in and coffee begin at 9:00 am in the Conference Center Classroom Building
9:30 Morning Prayer
10:00 Session I The Three Munera of Christ
The Offices of Christ in the Triduum: Priest, Prophet and King
11:15 Session II The Triduum and the Prophetic Office
The Mystery of the True Lamb of God
12:30 Midday Prayer
2:15 Session III The Triduum and the Kingly Office
The Majesty of the Lamb Who Was Slain
3:45 Session IV The Triduum and the Priestly Office
Christ as Priest, Altar and Victim
Christopher Carstens is currently the Director of the Office of Sacred Worship for the Diocese of Lacrosse, Wisconsin and co-author of Mystical Body, Mystical Voice: Encountering Christ in the Words of the Mass. He holds an MA in Philosophy from the University of Dallas and an MA from The Liturgical Institute. He is an adjunct faculty member at the Institute and a frequent presenter in conferences and parish education.
Fr. Douglas Martis, STD is director of the Liturgical Institute and Chair of the Worship Department at Mundelein Seminary. He holds a doctorate in sacramental theology from the Institut Catholique in Paris, and is a frequent speaker in parishes and academic settings. He is the co-author of the book Mystical Body, Mystical Voice: Christ in the Words of the Mass and editor of The Mundelein Psalter.
3 Ways to Register:
Online: click here.
By phone/fax: 847.837.4542/4545
Mail completed registration form: click here for PDF
Check-in opens at 9:00 a.m. in the Conference Hall, building 4 on the campus map.
Workshop begins with Morning Prayer at 9:30 am in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, building 1 on the campus map.
Registrants will receive confirmation with directions and further information.
Conference Center address: 1000 East Maple Avenue, Mundelein, Illinois, 60060.
Free parking is available in the Purple Lot, upper left on the campus map.
September 12 & 13, 2013: Divinization: Becoming Partakers of the Divine Nature
A workshop for all who love the Church’s liturgy and desire to be transformed by God’s grace
Thursday, September 12, 2013
3:00 pm Check-in opens, atrium of the Conference Hall
5:00 pm Sung Vespers, Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
6:00 pm Dinner (optional, extra charge), University Refectory
7:30 pm Keynote address: "What is Divinization?," Dr. David Fagerberg
9:00 pm Reception, Conference Center Residence Living Room
Friday, September 13, 2013
7:30 am Mass available, Conference Center Chapel
8:00 am Breakfast
Check-in opens, atrium of Conference Center Classroom Building
8:45 am Sung Lauds, Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
9:30 am Welcome, room 202 of Conference Center Classroom Building
9:45 am "Divinization in the Scriptures," Dr. Andrew Swafford
11:00 am "Aquinas, Divinization and People in the Pews Today," Fr. Andrew Hofer, op
12:00 pm Midday Prayer
12:15 pm Lunch
1:30 pm "Divinization as the Key to Liturgical Renewal," Dr. Daria Spezzano
2:45 pm "Divinization and the New Evangelization," Dr. Michael Sirlla
4:00 pm Sung Vespers
All meeting sessions will be held in Room 202 of the Conference Hall, Building 400.
Lauds and Vespers will be prayed in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception.
All meals will be in the University refectory, Building 601.
For a map of campus, click here.
Keynote speaker Dr. David Fagerberg is Associate Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. He holds an M.A., M. Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale University and specializes in liturgical theology and the writings of G.K. Chesterton. A Latin-Rite Catholic, he has nonetheless made it a theological specialty to draw from the riches of Eastern Churches for the edification of Western Christians.
Fr. Andrew Hofer, op, is Student Master and Instructor in Patristics and Ancient Languages at the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame and is the author of Christ in the Life and Teaching of Saint Gregory of Nanzianzus (Oxford, 2013).
Dr. Michael Sirilla is Associate Professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He holds a Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America and is the author of the forthcoming book Status Perfectionis, The Bishop as Spiritual Perfector in St. Thomas Aquinas (CUA Press).
Dr. Daria Spezzano is Assistant Professor of Theology at Providence College in Providence Rhode Island. She holds a Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame and an M.A.L.S. from The Liturgical Institute. Her academic concentrations have included the process of deification in St. Thomas Aquinas and its rediscovery in the twentieth century.
Dr. Andrew Swafford is Assistant Professor of Theology and Philosophy at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He holds an S.T.D. from the University of Saint Mary of the Lake and an M.A. in Old Testament and Semitic Languages from Trinity Evangelical University. He recently contributed numerous essays to the 2013 book Thirty Second Bible: The Fifty Most Meaningful Moments in the Bible.
By mail: Please download the conference mailer by clicking here.
By phone: Call 847.837.4542.
Online: click here.