Singing the Liturgy
Leader: Fr. (Jan) Michael Joncas
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Diocesan Hall, 422 E 10th Street, Davenport, IA
Enjoy an evening of song, delving into the meaning of various elements of the Mass: Introductory Rites, Liturgy of God’s Word, Liturgy of the Lord’s Table and Dismissal Rites. Discover music that helps the “full, conscious and active” participation of the faithful associated with these elements.
Fee: Free will offering.
Fr. Joncas currently serves as Artist in Residence and Research Fellow in Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. Author and co-author of 6 books and over 250 articles and reviews, he was honored with the Pax Christi Award from St John’s Monastery and University, Collegeville, MN, along with Marty Haugen and David Haas. His compositions are sung by congregations and choirs and ensembles around the world and across a wide variety of Christian traditions. Most well known of his hymns is “On Eagles’ Wings”.