ACLS and Liturgical Training Publications Virtual Webinar

Liturgy Training Publications, in partnership with the Association of Consultants for Liturgical Space, invite you to join us for a Virtual Workshop series exploring Built of Living Stones: Art, Architecture, and Worship

The Workshop dates are January 21, February 4, and February 18, 2020 at 1:00-2:30pm ET (10:00-11:30am PT)

Through the ages, Roman Catholic church buildings have taken on different layouts and adopted styles of the times in which they were constructed.  Documents have been generated by the Church over time to assist architects, builders and artisans in the creation of these transcendent structures.  This series will look at Built of Living Stones, the current guidelines of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which guides the process for church building and renovating.  Session one will look at key foundational concepts found in Chapter One.  Session two will be focusing on architectural implications, and Session three will look at the role of art in worship spaces.

The presenters representing The Association of Consultants for Liturgical space are Gilbert Sunghera, SJ, Marilyn Morgan, RSM and Carol Frenning.

BUILT OF LIVING STONES, PART I: THE LIVING CHURCH, GOD’S BUILDING
Presented by Gilbert Sunghera, SJ

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 1:00-2:30pm ET (10:00-11:30am PT)
LTP Order Code: VWBLS1
https://ltp.org/products/details/VWBLS1/built-of-living-stones-part-i-the-living-church-gods-building

Built of Living Stones is the primary document used in the United States to assist Parish Building Committees and their Design Teams create and remodel worship spaces.  Session one will look at key foundational concepts that underpin this document issued by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

BUILT OF LIVING STONES, PART II: THE CHURCH BUILDING AND THE LITURGICAL RITES
Presented by Marilyn Morgan, RSM

Tuesday, February 4, 2020. 1:00-2:30pm ET (10:00-11:30am PT)
LTP Order Code: VWBLS2
https://www.ltp.org/products/details/VWBLS2/built-of-living-stones-part-ii-the-church-building-and-the-liturgical-rites

This session will break open the second chapter of Built of Living Stones focusing on the interior of the church building, the art and architecture and what is needed to celebrate the liturgy and the sacraments.  If you are thinking of building or renovating your worship space, this session will help you in your deliberations.  Even if you are not renovating or building at this time, this session will be helpful in looking at your space and how you use it for worship.

BUILT OF LIVING STONES, PART III: ART AND ARTISTS ASSISTING THE CHURCH
Presented by Carol Frenning

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 1:00-2:30pm ET (10:00-11:30am PT)
LTP Order Code: VWBLS3
https://www.ltp.org/products/details/VWBLS3/built-of-living-stones-part-iii-art-and-artists-assisting-the-church

Windows and statues may be the most obvious visual arts in your worship space. Do you know why they are there?  How do you select art for a new worship space or add pieces in an existing space? This workshop addresses the role of the visual arts in support of the prayer life of the church. We will look at how art – both permanent and seasonal art – functions in the worship space. We will explore practical aspects of commissioning a work of art, working with artists, and placing and using art in the worship space.

To register for the entire series (and get a reduced rate for purchasing all three together), please follow this link: https://www.ltp.org/products/details/VWBLSP/built-of-living-stones-series

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