Rita Thiron, the executive director of FDLC, notes that many associate Lent only with the traditional penitential disciplines. But this session will examine the historical development of this season, the rich orations of its liturgies, and the readings which have been assigned since ancient times. In addition, we will recognize how the Elect prepare for the Easter Sacraments and how the faithful accompany them as we continue our own baptismal journey.
Due to the pandemic, several bishops have delegated pastors to celebrate the rite within parishes. In an effort to help parish priests and parish staffs, Rita Thiron, executive director of FDLC, examines the history and elements of the Rite of Election and best practices for its celebration.
Rita Thiron, executive director of FDLC, explores the liturgical text itself, its important history and its rich theology. She also compares its chapters and the various pastoral circumstances which they address. Finally, examines the new appendices for the dioceses of the United States. Handouts Originally presented Dec. 9, 2020. © FDLC 2020. All rights reserved.
In this first session, Rita Thiron, executive director of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions, gives an overview of the Church’s liturgical books, a brief history of how they came to be, and the importance of universal texts. Handouts Originally presented Oct. 21, 2020. © FDLC 2020. All rights reserved.