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Archdiocese of Chicago
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LITURGICAL YEAR - CALENDAR
 
   

 FROM THE DIRECTOR
Todd Williamson

 POPE FRANCIS CALLS FOR A DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE CARE OF ALL CREATION

September 1, 2015

For a cover memo listing various resources, CLICK HERE

For a sample Prayer Service that Parishes may adapt and use on September 1st, CLICK HERE

For a Prayer Card Template that parishes can use for the September 1 World Day of Prayer, CLICK HERE

 


     UPCOMING ODW PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:

Click on the links for more information about any of these upcoming offerings.

  

-Savor the Sabbath-

A RETREAT for LITURGISTS AND MUSICIANS

  Friday, August 28—
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Felician Mother House
3800 West Peterson Ave, Chicago, IL 60659

  

Join Fr. Robert Rizzo, Retreat leader, and other ministers from around
the Archdiocese for an overnight of renewal and reflection.

For more information CLICK HERE to download the Retreat Flyer 

 
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TWO SERIES IN THE  SOUTHERN PART OF THE ARCHDIOCESE!
 
The Liturgy Basics Series (a 6-session introduction to Catholic Liturgy) is ideal for parish liturgy teams, liturgy and music directors, deacons or pastoral associates. This series runs on Monday nights, September 28 - November 9 (skipping November 2). CLICK HERE for more information.
 
The RCIA Basics Series is a 4-session series that is ideal for new and veteran RCIA Ministers! This series runs on Tuesday nights, September 29 - October 20.  CLICK HERE for more information.
 
 
 
 
 

 The Chicago Series in Liturgical Music

 Any of the courses may be taken for credit or audited as an opportunity for continuing education. Credits earned may be applied to requirements for master’s degrees offered by Saint Joseph College. See the flyer for detailed course descriptions. Come for an overview. Come for an update. Bring your expertise and your questions. Discuss thorny pastoral issues with your colleagues. These are “where the rubber meets the road” courses with a practical pastoral focus.

 Try out the program on two Saturdays this fall:

LIT 503 • The Song Goes On: A Two-Part Inventive Intensive (one credit)
Saturdays: September 12 and 19     8:30 am – 3:15 pm               
St. Eulalia, Maywood
Quinn Community Center at St. Eulalia Parish (I-290 at 9th Ave, Maywood)
One credit: $325                    Non-credit: $195
See the flyer for detailed course description.
 
 
Click here for more detailed information on joining the 2015-2016 cohort:
The Rensselaer Program
of Church Music and Liturgy
of Saint Joseph’s College
 in collaboration with the
Chicago Office for Divine Worship
 
2015 – 2016 Cohort
The Chicago Series in Liturgical Music

 


 Cantor School - 2 locations this fall!

Ascension, Oak Park - Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5,12 (Mondays)
St. Ambrose, Chicago - Sept. 22, 29, Oct. 6,13 (Tuesdays)
 
This is an excellent opportunity for cantors to begin their formation in this ministry, and for experienced cantors to recharge and refresh their skills. Both group and individual instruction is provided! Please share this information with any interested cantors, or potential cantors. This is also an excellent opportunity for music directors to get ideas on how to do cantor training in their own parish. click here for the registration and information flyer.
 
 
 

 

 


 Upcoming Events and Programs around the Archdiocese

Click on the event/concert title for an informational PDF flyer.
 
*To include your parish or regional concert or event,
contact Wendy Silhavy at wsilhavy@archchicago.org

 

 


 

 

 

 

Mystagogical Reflections on the Collects and the Prayers After Communion of the Roman Missal, for Sundays and Holydays of the Liturgical Year of Grace!

Go to: www.fdlc.org

 


 

 

 

 


   En Espanol pueden ver lo siguiente:

Serie de cuatro sesiones sobre las Etapas del RICA

Para más detalles por favor comuníquense con Jackie Moyeno (312)534-8012
jmoyeno@archchicago.org

  


 

THIRD EDITION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL AND OTHER LITURGICAL RITES

     The Committee on Divine Worship of the USCCB has recently offered clarification in regard to those parts of the Roman Missal that are also part of other Liturgical Rites.

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