Come into the Light

Come Into the Light Church interiors for the celebration of liturgy The volume Come Into the Light: Church interiors for the celebration of liturgy considers the ritual experiences of liturgy and how these experiences are interpreted by the artistic narrative of a church and how these are supported by the architectural design of a church. The volume comprises 22 articles published by Fr James Leachman OSB and Fr Daniel McCarthy OSB in The Tablet of London. More information available … [Read more...]

Courses Summer 2017

Our courses for summer term 2017 are now online. Follow the link here. … [Read more...]

Transition in the Easter Vigil

New book release: Transition in the Easter Vigil: Becoming Christians What difference does the Easter vigil make in the lives of those baptized, confirmed and brought into communion on that night? In this book we trace each step in this process of personal transformation until its climax in communion. We do this by considering at length the small prayers and texts of the Easter vigil from beginning to end to gain insight into the whole process. The insights are substantial and well … [Read more...]

Congratulations Bishop Alan Hopes

Congratulations Bishop Alan Hopes on your recent appointment as bishop of East Anglia. Support of Institutum Liturgicum We much appreciate a very encouraging address Bishop Hopes gave after the inaugural lunch of the Institutum Liturgicum on 12 July 2011. We remain deeply grateful for his continued support of us in his capacity as the Chairman of the Liturgy Committee for the Bishop’s conference of England and Wales. We look forward to our continued collaboration in his new capacity. From … [Read more...]

Notitiae 10-22 (1974-1982); 34-47 (1988-2010) request

The Liturgical Institute is seeking to locate the copies of the periodical Notitiae published by the Consilium/Congregation for Divine Worship, numbers 10--22 (1974- 1982) and 34-47 (1988-2010) to complete this collection. If any reader has copies or even a complete run of the periodical that they no longer need and wish to sell or donate please send an email Fr James Leachman with details: jleachman AT mac DOT com … [Read more...]

Prefaces: Bibliography

The following bibliography is recommended for the study of prefaces.   Abbreviations: EL = Ephemerides Liturgicae LMD = La Maison‑Dieu QL = Questions Liturgiques (et Paroissiales) RL = Rivista Liturgica SE = Sacris Erudiri   Henry Ashworth, `Praefationum fontes novarum liturgici, biblici et patristici', EL 82 (1968) 430‑444. Henry Ashworth, `The New Prefaces', The Clergy Review 53 (1968) 839‑860. R. Avery, `A Preview of the New Prefaces', Worship 42 … [Read more...]