Building on prior studies and/or experience in Liturgy, this unit comprises three continuous and contiguous elements which overlap and interweave throughout the unit: information relating to the spirit and structure of liturgical celebrations as essentially communal and participatory; reflection on these as developed in the Liturgical books and commentaries, and as experienced in a variety of situations; experience which prepares presiders, particularly, for their role in a variety of Liturgical celebrations in the Catholic tradition
Demonstrate understanding of the spirit and structure of Liturgical celebration in the Christian community as outlined in the basic Catholic Liturgical texts
Reflect critically on the implications for the way Liturgical celebration is, and should be, experienced in Christian communities
Preside and participate in Liturgical celebrations professionally and proficiently
Evaluate the service of ministry implied in ‘full, conscious and active participation’ in Liturgical celebrations as determined by the Second Vatican Council.
Design and compose liturgical celebrations appropriate to selected ecclesial occasions.
Form lay ministers to preside effectively at Sunday Services of Word and Communion in the absence of an ordained minister.
Prior studies and/or experience in liturgical celebration
Lectures, group discussions, practical work, critical analysis
Weekly Journal Reflections: Reading & Praxis (3250 words)
Practicum and Critical Reflection (4000words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-30 13:18:35 +1100