The Basics of Liturgy

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.

Sacramental Rites and Other Parish Liturgies

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

Liturgy, Life, and Discipleship

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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