Clergy, religious, and lay faithful are invited to attend a ten-week, introductory course on the subject of liturgy this summer at Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie. The class will be taught by Fr. Matthew Ernest, S.T.D. and will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, from June 20-August 1, at 7:00pm-10:00pm. Class meetings will also be televised via in-classroom technology to Saint Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers and the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington (Long Island).
First-time students: $250 (audit)/$750 (3 credits)
Parish Musicians : $500 (audit)$750 (3 credits)
Others: $500 (audit)/$1500 (3 credits)
This course is being offered in conjunction with the Saint Cecilia Academy for Pastoral Musicians, a four- course, fully accredited program offered through Saint Joseph’s Seminary in the field of liturgical music for the purpose of introducing musicians to the history, theology, and pastoral principles of liturgy and sacred music. For more information about this summer liturgy course or the Saint Cecilia Academy, visit the Liturgy Office website.