Track One serves as an introduction to the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church. Participants will gain the fundamental knowledge needed to prepare the liturgy or to serve in a liturgical or parish leadership role.
W1. Fundamentals of Christian Liturgy (assembly, ritual, symbol and gesture, proclamation of Scripture)
W2. Introduction to the Mass I: Introductory Rites, Liturgy of the Word
W3. Introduction to the Mass II: Liturgy of the Eucharist, Concluding Rites
W4. The Liturgical Year
W5. Liturgical Ministries
W6. Sacraments and Devotions
In-Person: Summer 2018
July 9–13, 2018
NPM National Convention, Baltimore, MD
Presenters: Mary Dumm, D. Todd Williamson, Timothy Johnston
Click here to register for the NPM convention.
Virtual: Fall 2018
Details to be finalized.
Track Two focuses on the Paschal Mystery, sacramental rites, and other parish liturgies, for those with a general understanding of the liturgy.
W1. Celebrating Sacraments and Other Parish Liturgies
W2. Holy Week and Triduum
W3. Christian Initiation of Adults (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist)
W4. Baptisms and Funerals
W5. Weddings, Reconciliation, First Communion, Confirmation
W6. Liturgy of the Hours, Masses with Children, Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest, Eucharistic Adoration, and other parish celebrations
Coming Summer 2019
Track Three emphasizes the celebration of the Eucharist as the source and summit of Christian life. The topics in this track are particularly appropriate for those with a solid understanding of the liturgy.
W1. Liturgical Catechesis and Mystagogy for the Assembly
W2. Liturgy and Mission: Evangelization
W3. Welcoming the Fourfold Presence of Christ in the Liturgy
W4. Liturgy and Hospitality—A Welcoming Community
W5. Social Justice and the Liturgy
W6. Training your Liturgical Ministers as Liturgical Disciples (including the ministry of the liturgy committee)
Coming Summer 2020
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