RUBRICS, JUST THE BEGINNING is a program that will provide deacons with the proper liturgical training to ensure they knew the instructions, rubrics, and theology behind our celebration of the Eucharist.
This program will review the liturgical role of the deacon providing an extensive review of Sacrosanctum Concilium, the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, Ceremonial of Bishops, The Spirit of the Liturgy, Ceremonies of the Modern Roman Rite, Elements of Rite, Let Us Pray, and other important texts. This didactic program permits deacons to better understand their liturgical role, the ars celebrandi and how it applies to their role, review and reveal their liturgical skills in practical exercises, and gain insights into a greater range of liturgical practice. This program will provide deacons with an understanding of how the rubrics are correctly executed providing consistency whenever and wherever a deacon serves.
This program can be presented as either a one day workshop or a retreat/convocation.
WORKSHOPS / DAYS OF REFLECTION / RETREATS / CONVOCATIONS
Liturgy – Understanding what happens at Mass and liturgical minister ongoing formation
Ecclesial Ministry – Helping parish staff understand their pastoral role, providing “customer service”, avoiding burnout
Homiletics – Specifically for deacons, using our life experience to enliven our homilies; hermeneutics and exegesis
Pastoral Administration – Providing the most for our congregation; stewardship; engagement, forming disciples
Sacraments – How to rightly administer and receive these outward signs instituted and given by Christ that give us grace
Advent examining the Incarnation, Mary’s fiat, or the biblical nativity
Lent examining: the Mass, the Triduum, a walk through the Bible, or the last words of Jesus.
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