Rediscovering Sacrosanctum Concilium: What's Right with the Rite

                           (The day also includes a session on Rising to the Challenge: Covid and Liturgical Ministry)

                                                                       ALL are welcome to attend

Inviting all musicians, liturgists, educators, seminarians, deacons, all involved in church ministry, and anyone

                                who wants to learn more about this significant milestone in the life of the Church. 


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When: February 5, 2022               8:15 to 2:30 PM

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Empress Room, St. Helena Church 
1489 DeKalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422

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Patricia Gallo-Terrenzio

            REGISTRATION for Winter Workshop 2022:

                                                      February 5, 2022

                    Registration and continental breakfast open at 8:15

           Opening Prayer and Welcome begin at 9:00 AM. Lunch is included.                                 



The Genuine Need for Sacrosanctum Concilium                                                  Father Dennis Gill is the Rector and Pastor of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and the Director of the Office for Divine Worship. Father Gill completed his graduate studies in the Sacred Liturgy at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and the Pontifical Liturgical Institute of Saint Anselmo in Rome. In addition to multiple parish assignments he served a five year term as the Director of Liturgy at the Pontifical North American College in Vatican City State. He is a professor of Sacred Liturgy at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.   

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Changes in music, art, and environment with focus on the music                   
Mary Ann Clarahan RSM is a member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas. She received an MA in Liturgical Studies from the Catholic University of America and then earned a License and Doctorate from the Pontifical Liturgical Institute at Sant’Anselmo, Rome. Sister is a former professor of liturgy and sacraments at the Pontifical College of St. Bede, Rome, Italy. Pastorally, she has been involved in parish and community liturgies for many years and also serves as a cantor. Sr. Mary Ann is presently on sabbatical.
 Can we return from live-streaming to full, conscious, and active                 participation? How? By building community
 Fr. Frank Berna teaches in the honors program at La Salle University and serves in Campus Ministry. He is a member of the secular institute, Voluntas Dei and is Assistant Director for the USA District. Having received a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Fordham University, he has taught at Manhattan College, St. Bonaventure University, and Alvernia University. He currently serves as a weekend assistant at St. Christopher Parish in the Somerton area of Philadelphia.
                 Question and Answer Session with all presenters 
Father Ed Windhaus will join us for the question-and-answer session. Father has a Masters in Liturgical Studies from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He served on the Archdiocesan Commission on the Liturgy under Cardinal Krol. Along with Msgr. John Miller and Peter LaManna, Father gave liturgical workshops throughout the Archdiocese on music, art and environment. Father was on the planning commission for the 1976 Eucharistic Congress.
          Rising to the Challenge: Covid and Liturgical Ministry  

                                                    Father Dennis Gill