Bibliography of DREI Publications

We are always updating this bibliography of DREI publicaitons.

Links are provided to other pages with more information or to the publisher from whom you may obtain them.

 

Books

Transition in the Easter Vigil, Becoming Christians: Paschali in vigilia Christiani nominis fieri, ed. D.P. McCarthy –J.G. Leachman (Documenta rerum ecclesiasticorum instaurata. Liturgiam aestimare: Appreciating the Liturgy 2), St Michael’s Abbey Press, Farnborough 2011.

Appreciating the CollectAn Irenic Methodology, ed. J.G. Leachman – D.P. McCarthy (Documenta rerum ecclesiasticarum instaurata, Liturgiam aestimare : Appreciating the Liturgy) St. Michael’s Abbey Press, Farnborough, England 2008 (more here).

McCarthy, D. P. – J.G. Leachman, Listen to the Word: Commentaries on Selected Opening Prayers of Sundays and Feasts with Sample Homilies, Revised from articles that appeared in The Tablet, 18 March 2006 – 15 September 2007 (Documenta rerum ecclesiasticarum instaurata, Varia 1) The Tablet Trust, London 2009 (more here).

Chapters

Leachman, J.G., – D.P. McCarthy, “The Formation of the Ecclesial Person through Baptismal Preparation and the Celebrations in the RCIA: the Collects for the Scrutinies”, in The Liturgical Subject: Subject, Subjectivity, and the Human Person in Contemporary Liturgical Discussion and Critique, ed. J.G. Leachman, SCM, London 2008, 172-200 (publisher’s page here).

Articles

Leachman, J.G., “A new liturgical hermeneutic: Christian maturation by developmental steps”, Paper given at Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain meeting, 11 September 2008, New Blackfriars 90 (2009) 219-231 (publisher’s page here).

Leachman, J.G., “Exits and entrances”, The Tablet 262 (20/27 December 2008) 18.

Leachman, J.G., – D.P. McCarthy, “Preparation for the Piazza: The Preface of the Second Scrutiny (the Fourth Sunday in Lent): the mystagogical formation of the neophytes and the assembly”, Studia Liturgica 38.1 (2008) 114-33.

Columns

McCarthy, D.P., Parish Practice: Ritual narration supported by iconography and architecture based on the architecture of light, a monthly contribution, The Tablet (17/24 December 2010 – present).

McCarthy, D.P., Listen to the Word: Commentaries on Selected Prefaces of Sundays and Feasts, a weekly series, The Tablet (20 November 2010-26 November 2011).

McCarthy, D.P., Listen to the Word: Commentaries on Selected Proper Prayers and Corresponding Prefaces of Sundays and Feasts, a weekly series, The Tablet (28 November 2009-13 November 2010).

McCarthy, D.P., Listen to the Word: Commentaries on Selected Paryers after Communion of Sundays and Feasts, a weekly series, The Tablet (29 November 2008-28 November 2009).

McCarthy, D.P., Listen to the Word: Commentaries in Selected Prayers over the Gifts of Sundays and Feasts, a weekly series, The Tablet (1 December 2007 – 22 november 2008).

McCarthy, D.P., Listen to the Word: Commentaries on Selected Opening Prayers of Sundays and Feasts, a weekly series, The Tablet (18 march 2006 – 4 March 2007, then occasionally), and published privately, Rome 2007.

 

On liturgical ritual supported by architecture

 

On the pre-eminence of Light, Word, Communion

Pre-eminence of illumination – the baptistery: “Becoming light”, The Tablet (7 April 2012) 22.

Pre-eminence of Word – the hall: “Mix and Match”, The Tablet (28 July 2012) 15.

Pre-eminence of meal – altar and dais: “To and from the living waters”, The Tablet (16 June 2012) 12.

Monuments: font, ambo, altar

Note: The font and altar were covered to some degree in the above articles. The following consider the ambo:

McCarthy, D., “Discoveries at an empty tomb”, The Tablet (3 March 2012) 16.

Leachman, J., “Raise up the word”, The Tablet (20 February 2010) 19.

Dimensions of architecture and ritual

Sunrise to sunset

Double procession to communion: “Intimate encounters”, The Tablet (17/24 December 2011) 29.

Sunset as image of the consummation of time: “From there to eternity”, The Tablet (10 November 2012), 16.

Mid-day sun

Vertical dimension – Axis mundi: “Caught between heaven and earth”, The Tablet (14 January 2012) 15.

Ministerial character of liturgy

Presiding from the chair: “Its the taking part”, The Tablet (6 October 2012) 16.

Church model

These concern how various elements of the liturgy and so of architecture interrelate.

Ritual model: font – ambo – altar: “Home from home”, The Tablet (28 July 2012) 15.

Two part structure of the liturgy: “Stand up for the Lord”, The Tablet (25 August 2012) 13.

 

Our other publications on liturgical architecture

 

Baptismal font

Leachman, J.G., “A Time to be born”, The Tablet (15 March 2008) 19.

Leachman, J.G., “Water for ‘new plants’ “, The Tablet (5 April 2008) 17.

McCarthy, D., “Return to the font”, The Tablet (30 April 2011) 14.

McCarthy, D., “Happiness without end”, The Tablet (29 March 2008) 16.

McCarthy, D., “Unity through the Spirit”, The Tablet (2 August 2008) 18.

Hall

On the ministerial nature of the assembly

Leachman, J.G., “Make a gift of your ministry”, The Tablet (2 January 2010) 14.

McCarthy, D., “A ‘Monument’ from Which to Proclaim Resurrection”, The Tablet 6:8 (2003) 4-5.

Ambo

Monument of the resurrection

Leachman, J.G., “Raise up the Word”, The Tablet (20 February 2010) 19.

McCarthy, D., “A ‘Monument’ from Which to Proclaim Resurrection”, Kansas Monks 6:8 (2003) 4-5.

McCarthy, D., “Fit for a nuptial feast”, The Tablet (5 November 2011) 16.

The following contains photos with descriptive captions of the ambo at Santa Sabina, Rome:

McCarthy, D. P. – J.G. Leachman, Listen to the Word: Commentaries on Selected Opening Prayers of Sundays and Feasts with Sample Homilies, Revised from articles that appeared in The Tablet, 18 March 2006 – 15 September 2007, (Documenta rerum ecclesiasticarum instaurata. Varia 1) The Tablet Trust, London 2009. Available here.

Presidential chair

McCarthy, D., “One Body, Many Ministries: The Presidential Chair in the Liturgical Assembly”, Environment and Art Letter 17 (2004) 20-24.

 

Altar-ciborium

McCarthy, D., “Liturgy – Our Offering” Monastic Liturgy Forum Newsletter 19: 3 (Spring 2008) 1-4; reprinted in: McCARTHY, D.P. – J.G. LEACHMAN, Listen to the Word: Commentaries on Selected Opening Prayers of Sundays and Feasts with Sample Homilies, The Tablet, London 2009, 130).

McCarthy, D., “Sacred exchanges”, The Tablet (22/29 December 2007) 28-29.

McCarthy, D., “Fit for a nuptial feast”, The Tablet (5 November 2011) 16.

Processions

On the double procession and encounter with Christ

McCarthy, D., “Intimate encounters”, The Tablet (17/24 December 2011) 29.

 

What others say about our work

Sr Laurentia Johns mentions the two presentations I gave at Stanbrook Abbey, Wass, on 12-13 September 2011 treating the theology of the ambo and altar-ciborium. in , Listen  Stanbrook Abbey friends’ newsletter, (Advent 2011) 4.

Christopher Francis, “Review”, Association for Latin Liturgy Newsletter 135 (Autumn 2009) Addendum.

St Benedict Foundation comments on our book Appreciating the Collect.

European Society for Catholic Theology ET Newsletter 22 (2009) comments on Appreciating the Collect and The Liturgical Subject

Review of Appreciating the Liturgy in Pluscarden Review (pdf).

NOTE: Many back articles in The Tablet of London are available for download in electronic form with a current subscription.