Conference July 2008: “Benedict XVI and The Sacred Liturgy”

Here is an interesting piece, long in advance, which a monsignorial friend has passed along for your edification:

St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy
Est. 2007

INTERNATIONAL LITURGICAL CONFERENCE

“Benedict XVI and The Sacred Liturgy”

at The Sheraton Fota Island Golf Resort & Spa

On Saturday 12th July 2008.

The Conference will be chaired by Professor Vincent Twomey, S.V.D.
Member of Ratzinger Schulerkreis and author of “Pope Benedict XVI. The Conscience of our
Age: A Theological Portrait” (San Francisco, 2007) (German translation: Augsburg 2006).

Speakers will include:
Professor Manfred Hauke, Lugano Switzerland
Topic: Klaus Gamber, ‘father’ of the ‘new liturgical movement’.

Fr. Uwe Michael Lang
Topic: Sacred Language
Father Lang of the London Oratory is author of "Turning Toward the Lord: Orientation in
Liturgical Prayer." The book was first published in German by Johannes Verlag and then in
English by Ignatius Press. The book has also appeared in Italian, French, Hungarian and Spanish.

Dr. Alcuin Reid
Topic: The Liturgical Reform of Benedict XVI
Dr Alcuin Reid is the author of The Organic Development of the Liturgy (Ignatius, 2005), which
carries a preface by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger.

Fr. Neil Roy
Fr. Roy visiting Professor at Notra Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA

Venue is situated on a beautiful island estate in Cork Harbour.
Bookings and Information: The Secretary at Colman.Liturgy@yahoo.co.uk
Sheraton Hotel web address: www.Sheraton.com/FotaIsland
East Cork Tourism address: www.EastCorkTourism.com
Cobh Tourism address: www.corktourist.com/towns/cobh/

This looks like an interesting event.  I wish I could be there!

Mark your calendars.

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