Dr. James Starke of the Diocese of Arlington asks: How did our liturgical year develop? Did we always celebrate Christmas? What are the origins of Lent? What are “idea feasts?” When were saints’ days added? These and other questions will be answered as we explore the fascinating development of our liturgical year.
Dr. James Starke of the Diocese of Arlington examines the beautiful rituals surrounding the dedication and blessing of our places of worship. Each chapter addresses various pastoral scenarios, including the laying of a foundation stone, the dedication of a new church, the dedication of a church that has been restored and is already in use,Continue reading “Webinar: The Order of the Dedication of a Church and an Altar”