Worship and the Catechumenate is a service and resource center for the liturgy, for liturgical catechesis, and for Christian initiation.
Realizing that adult formation and good liturgy foster and nourish faith, the services of Worship and the Catechumenate seeks to promote the liturgical and spiritual life of the people of God in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.
The Rensselaer Program of Church Music and Liturgy 2015
Three short programs are scheduled for summer 2015 at Rensselaer. (1) Fr. Mark Francis, Advanced Seminar in Liturgy, June 28-30; (2) Fr. Columba Kelly, Gregorian Chant Institute, June 28-30; and (3) Sr. Joyce Ann Zimmerman, Liturgy Intensives, July 1-3.
Some Diocesan Liturgies for 2015: Bishop Paprocki has scheduled the following diocesan Liturgies for next year. They will take place in the Cathedral Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Chrism Mass – Tuesday of Holy Week
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Ordination of Deacons (transitioning to priesthood) – Last Saturday of April
Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Ordination of Priests – Saturday of Memorial Weekend
Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Confirmation of Catholic Adults – Pentecost Sunday
Sunday, May 24, 20145 at 2:00 PM
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 11:00 AM
Jonathan Sullivan, Office for Catechesis, posted this short video showing how to properly open a good book so that it lays flat, lasts a long time, and does not break the spine.