Xavier Eucharistic Revival Lecture: Pastoral Guide to Pope Francis’s Desiderio Desideravi
January 7, 2024 @ 1:00 pm
As part of the National Eucharistic Revival, the Church of St. Francis Xavier will host lectures on the Eucharist by renowned liturgists, as well as a Eucharistic retreat and a book discussion.
Presenter: Rita Ferrone
Title: Pastoral Guide to Pope Francis’s Desiderio Desideravi
Date: January 7, 2024
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Place: Main Church
Rita Ferrone is an award-winning writer and frequent speaker on liturgy and church renewal issues in the Roman Catholic tradition. Rita’s books include Liturgy: Sacrosanctum Concilium (Paulist Press), Sourcebook for Sundays and Seasons 2006(LTP), and On the Rite of Election (LTP). She co-authored the eighteen-volume series Foundations in Faith (RCL-Benziger) and the parish renewal program Living the Eucharist (Paulist Evangelization Ministries). Her articles and essays have been translated into eight different languages. Her commentary has also appeared in The Washington Post and on CNN International. Her last book is Pastoral Guide to Pope Francis’ Desiderio Desideravi has been reviewed by Father James Martin, SJ. as “A clear, helpful, and pastoral guide to one of Pope Francis’s most important documents, by one of the world’s leading experts in the liturgy—and, as an added benefit, a great writer!”