Saturday, 25 June 2011

Fota IV

The Fourth Fota International Liturgy Conference (Fota IV) will take place in Cork, Ireland. Session I: 9th, 10th and 11th July 2011. Session II: 29th July, 2011.

The Conference will explore the topic: Benedict XVI and the Roman Missal. Drawing on a panel of expert speakers from the U.S.A., Germany, Italy, Great Britain, and Ireland, it will examine the approach of Benedict XVI/Joseph Ratzinger to understanding and appreciating the Roman Missal as one of the central texts of Catholic Worship. The Conference will be opened by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke who will also give the key note address.

First Session programme:
Musical arrangements:

The second session of the Fourth Fota International Liturgy Conference will be held at the Imperial Hotel, Cork City, Ireland on 29 July 2011. The second session will consist of a presentation of the new English language translation of the Roman Missal. Prof. D. Vincent Twomey, SVD will chair the seminar. George Cardinal Pell, Archbishop of Sydney and President of the Vox Clara Committee will moderate the session and deliver the key-note address. Bishop Arthur Serratelli of Paterson, New Jersey, and Chariman of the Liturgical Commission of the United States Catholic Bishops’ Conference will also address the session. Mons. James Moroney, executive secretary of the Vox Clara Committee and a member of the faculty of Saint John’s Seminary in Boston, will provide an extensive introduction to the details of the new English translation. Monsignor Moroney is also adjunct faculty to the Liturgical Institute in Chicago and the International Consultation on Theological Education in Rome.

Second session programme:

Further information may be obtained from:
Contact: The Secretary
Tel: 00353 214 813445