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The Irish Church Music Association: celebrating 50 years

Category: LiturgyParish

1-2 JULY: JUBILEE CONFERENCE TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS

The Irish Church Music Association, in partnership with the National Centre for Liturgy, conducts a two-day conference to mark 50 years of the Association in Ireland. The conference will take place on Monday 1 July and Tuesday 2 July in St Patrick's College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. The theme of the conference is Rejoice and Sing - Celebrating 50 Years of Irish Church Music - Remembering, Celebrating and Looking Forward.

Presenters will include Fr Michael Joncas, Artist in Residence and Research Fellow in Catholic Studies, University of St Thomas, St Paul, Minnesota; Professor Lizette Larson-Miller, Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Huron University College, Ontario; Fr Thomas Whelan CSSp; Karen O'Donovan; Philip McKinley; and Fr Martin Browne O.S.B.  The conference will include a celebration of Morning and Evening Prayer and conclude with Eucharist. 

2-5 JULY: FROM CONFERENCE TO SUMMER SCHOOL

The celebration of Eucharist on Tuesday, 2 July to conclude the conference is also the opening event of the Summer School. The theme 'Rejoice and Sing' continues throughout the summer school with Fr Michael Joncas as the guest director for the week. Workshops during the week will be presented by Dr John O’Keeffe, Bernard Sexton, Ephrem Feeley, Fr Liam Lawton, Sr Marie Dunn CHF, Órla Barry, Ciaran Coll, Regina Deacy, Dominic Finn and Fr Columba McCann O.S.B.

For further details see:

www.irishchurchmusicassociation.com