Celebrating the Paschal Mystery: Holy Week in the Roman Liturgy

Come and hear Fr Smith lecture on the history and theology of the beautiful liturgical ceremonies in the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church’s Holy Week. If you want to prepare to enter into Holy Week with more knowledge than you can imagine, to actively participate in the Paschal Mystery, please join us for this class!

Thursdays at 7p in Croghan Hall

  • 1 Mar – About Palm Sunday
  • 8 Mar – About Maundy Thursday
  • 15 Mar – About Good Friday
  • 22 Mar – About Easter Vigil

Please review the Class Syllabus

Suggested reading:
Holy Week and Easter: A Liturgical Commentary. Dom Jean Gaillard, author, William Busch, translator. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1954. (hard to find)
– Roger Greenacre and Jeremy Havelock, The Sacrament of Easter. London: Gracewing. (Anglican liturgical theological commentary)
– Phillip Goddard, Festa Paschalia: A History of the Holy Week Liturgy in the Roman Rite. London: Gracewing, 2011. (excellent historical work)