MONDAY, JULY 29
1:30–3:30 pm ET
Gathering and Convention Keynote Presentation by Rita Ferrone
“The Call to Participation”
Archive of Keynote Presentation:
The increased participation of the assembly and the increase in the number and variety of liturgical ministers are two of the gifts of Sacrosanctum Concilium. While we have done very well with exterior participation, we have not always been as conscious of interior participation. The exterior needs to come from something deeper, something within. There has been much discussion, in the past fifty years, about what “participatio actuosa” means in Sacrosanctum Concilium. What, then, is the nature of full, conscious, and active participation? How do we do mystagogy in ways that engage in a mindful manner the mysteries we celebrate?