“The Christian Mystery and the Enduring Value of Sacrosanctum Concilium”
October 8–11, 2013
44th National Meeting of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions
From October 8–11, 2013, 135 members of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions gathered for their annual meeting in Erie, Pa. Co-sponsored by the FDLC and the USCCB Committee on Divine Worship, the theme of the meeting was: “The Christian Mystery and the Enduring Value of Sacrosanctum Concilium.”
The meeting included a Study Day led by three pre-eminent scholars: Archbishop Piero Marini, Sister Dianne Bergant, CSA and Archbishop Samuel Aquila. Participants also gathered for regional caucuses, business sessions, workshops on music and architecture and celebrations of the Eucharist and the Liturgy of the Hours. The “Taste of the Region” showcased several delicious food and drink items from throughout the region. Each day, participants had the opportunity to visit with the vendors and their displays.
Opening Remarks: Rita Thiron, FDLC Executive Director
Study Day Address on Restoring the Order of the Sacraments of Initiation, presented by Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, Archbishop of Denver
Study Day Address: “The Constitution Sacrosanctum Concilium: The Primacy of the Liturgy in the Life of the Church,” presented by Archbishop Piero Marini, president of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses