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Kimberly Hope Belcher

Kimberly Belcher recently received her Ph.D. in Liturgical Studies at Notre Dame and, after teaching at St John's University, she has recently returned to Notre Dame as a faculty member. Her research interests include sacramental theology (historical and contemporary), trinitarian theology, and ritual studies. Her interest in the church tradition is challenged, deepened, and inspired by her three young children.

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Posts by Kimberly Hope Belcher:

History of infant communion, part 2: Medieval and modern periods (500-2015 AD)

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Posted in Children, Eucharist, Liturgical Movement | 8 Comments

History of infant communion, part 1: Early church (30-500 AD)

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments

Baptismal anniversaries and sacramental reflection, an interlude

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Posted in Children, Church Reform, Eucharist, Initiation / RCIA, Liturgical Spirituality | 5 Comments

5 quick pastoral reasons why we should restore infant communion

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Posted in Children, Eucharist, Initiation / RCIA | No Comments

The system is down: systematic problems with the faith formation of children in American Catholicism

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Posted in Children, Initiation / RCIA, Youth | 35 Comments

Taking it in

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Posted in Liturgical Spirituality, Liturgical year | 2 Comments

On the breaking of bread

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Posted in Conferences / Workshops / Meetings, Ecumenism, Eucharist, Liturgical Spirituality | 9 Comments

Teaching the Bible with liturgy

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Posted in Teaching Liturgy | 6 Comments

Judging custom

Friday, October 24th, 2014

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Posted in Inculturation, Marriage, Ritual Studies | 15 Comments

On the communal character of custom

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Posted in Marriage, Ritual Studies | 38 Comments