Liturgy and Education, Part 7: The Art of Memory

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on Jul 1, 2020 3:10:24 PM

A Catholic school becomes liturgical insofar as it understands learning as necessitating both wonder and desire. The school must be a contemplative space rather than imitating the frenetic quality of modern life.

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Topics: Catholic education, Catholic imagination, education, liturgical formation, liturgy and education

Liturgy and Education, Part 3: Re-Education of Desire through Liturgy

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on Jun 3, 2020 7:18:00 AM

In the first part of this series, I argued that schools are not the exclusive space where Catholics receive an education. Education is the cultivation of one’s humanity. For this reason, the parish is also an institution dedicated to education. Liturgical formation in the parish should invite all parishioners to an authentic Christian humanism.

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Topics: liturgical music, signs, Liturgy Week, liturgical formation, liturgy and education

Liturgy and Education, Part 2: Celebrating Liturgies in Schools

Posted by Timothy O'Malley on May 27, 2020 10:35:45 PM

Over the last three years, I have been working with the Archdiocese of San Francisco, addressing the quality of Eucharistic celebration in their schools. Almost universally, school leaders, especially at secondary institutions, recognize that all-school Masses are rarely occasions of prayer for faculty or students. Here are three questions for schools in this situation to consider.

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Topics: Eucharist, Liturgy of the Hours, Liturgy Week, Catholic schools, liturgical formation, liturgy and education

Monday Motivation: Weekly Resources

Posted by The Editors on May 11, 2020 11:32:40 AM

Looking for new ideas or resources to engage your faith or your ministry? Here are our weekly curated links, including offerings in each of the following categories: Prayer for the Home, Educational Opportunities, Resources (for ministers, educators, parents, etc.), and Flourishing and Fun.

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Topics: Easter, liturgical music, liturgy, saints, Scripture, Monday Motivation Weekly Resources, educational resources, Confirmation, liturgical formation

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