Parish Study 2017: Pray with Understanding
Pray with Understanding: Participating in the Mysteries of the Mass
“So what shall I do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my understanding;
I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my understanding.” (1 Cor 14:15).
This Spring, Fr. Innocent Smith, O.P. and James Wetzel will present a series of talks on the theme “Pray with Understanding: Participating in the Mysteries of the Mass.” Throughout the twelve sessions, they will delve into the mysteries of the Mass, explaining the history, symbolism, theological and musical dimensions of the liturgy. By participating in this Parish Study program, we hope that you may come to experience a deeper participation in the liturgy of the Church.
The class will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6:45-7:45 pm in the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Hall.
|1/17/17||Outline of the Mass and the Seasons of the Year||Fr. Innocent Smith, op and James Wetzel|
|1/24/17||Dominican Tradition and the Liturgy of the Church||Fr. Innocent Smith, op|
|1/31/17||The Ordinary of the Mass – History and Texts||Fr. Innocent Smith, op|
|2/7/17||The Ordinary of the Mass – Chant settings||James Wetzel|
|2/14/17||The Ordinary of the Mass – Polyphonic settings||James Wetzel|
|2/21/17||The Propers of the Mass – Part I||Fr. Innocent Smith, op|
|2/28/17||The Propers of the Mass – Part II||Fr. Innocent Smith, op|
|3/7/17||Collects||Fr. Innocent Smith, op|
|3/14/17||Readings||Fr. Innocent Smith, op|
|3/21/17||Prayers over the Gifts and Prefaces||Fr. Innocent Smith, op and James Wetzel|
|3/28/17||Eucharistic Prayers and Postcommunion Prayers||Fr. Innocent Smith, op|
|4/4/17||Hymns and Motets||James Wetzel|