Past Formation Webinars

Our premiere series was focused on the Liturgical Books, exploring each of the Church's official texts' structure, contents and rich pastoral options.

  • October 21, 2020: Overview: About the Liturgical Books (Rita A. Thiron)
  • October 28, 2020: The Process of Translation (Fr. Andrew Menke)
  • November 4, 2020: The Roman Missal (Fr. Matthew Ernest)
  • November 11, 2020: The Lectionary for Mass (Fr. Paul Turner)
  • November 18, 2020: The Collection of Masses for the Blessed Virgin Mary (Sr. Sharon Stola)
  • December 2, 2020: Order of Christian Initiation of Adults (Todd Williamson)
  • December 9, 2020: Order of Baptism of Children (Rita A. Thiron)
  • December 16, 2020: Order of Confirmation (Fr. Michael Lewis)
  • January 6, 2021: Holy Communion and Worship of the Eucharist Outside Mass (Fr. John T. Lane, SSS)
  • January 13, 2021: The Rite of Ordination (Fr. Leon Strieder)
  • January 21, 2021: The Rite of Penance (Fr. Robert Kennedy)
  • January 27, 2021: The Pastoral Care of the Sick (Leticia Thornton)
  • February 3, 2021: The Order of Celebrating Matrimony (Fr. Thomas Ranzino)
  • February 10, 2021: Book of Blessings (Dr. Patricia Hughes)
  • February 24, 2021: The Order of Christian Funerals (Fr. John Sauer)
  • March 3, 2021: Dedication of a Church and an Altar (Dr. James Starke)
  • March 10, 2021: The Liturgy of the Hours (Christopher Ferraro)

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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, this webinar will examine the history and elements of the Rite of Election and best practices for its celebration. (75 minutes in length; January 19, 2021)

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As the Church celebrates a Year of St. Joseph, join Msgr. Joseph DeGrocco (Diocese of Rockville Centre) offered a special webinar on St. Joseph in the Church's liturgy on April 27, 2021. The presentation included an exploration of the solemnities, feasts, and memorials of St. Joseph, as well as readings and the prayers of the Mass as they relate to the Universal Patron of the Church.

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