Liturgy School 2019 put the spotlight on the Archdiocese’s 3H’s with the theme Hospitalities, Homilies, Hymns: Liturgy Alive, scripture was also referenced with “I have come so they may have life and have it to the full” (Jn 10:10). It was held July 29–August 3 at St Benet’s Hall Mt St Benedict.
Msgr Michael de Verteuil, chair Liturgical Commission spoke on ‘The Mass’, Fr Donald Chambers, general secretary of the Antilles Episcopal Conference presented on ‘Hospitality’, Archbishop Jason Gordon highlighted what makes an impactful homily. ‘Hymns’ was dealt with by a music team. Adanna James, programme facilitator, Franciscan Institute discussed ‘Caring for God’s People’. Here are a few scenes from last week captured by photographer Gerard-Paul Wanliss.
Homilies are serious business but not without humour during Archbishop Jason Gordon’s session with participants.
A keyboardist jots some music notes in preparation for practise at the music workshop.
The music workshop facilitator stresses a point during the session.
Msgr Michael de Verteuil, chair of the Liturgical Commission leads a workshop on ‘Principles of Liturgy-Rites’.