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Come and experience Chant as “Full, conscious, and active participation” in the Sacred Liturgy.”

  • Sing Chant in the fullest participation of the Church’s eternal Liturgy.
  • Transcend in chant to the most conscious participation in the Church’s eternal Liturgy
  • In chant enter into the most active participation in the Church’s eternal Liturgy
  • Pray the psalms and biblical texts in the Chant of the Church’s Liturgy.

Saturdays, November 1, 8, 15 & 22 


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Sessions Schedule

Morning

9:00 –  Morning Prayer

9:15 –  Schola I: Principles and Soul of chant

10:30 –  Refreshment break

10:45 –  Schola II: Pedagogy and chant singing

12:00 –  Lunch

Afternoon

1:15 – Schola III – Liturgical Chant and singing

2:30 – Break

2:45 – Schola IV – Chant Repertoire

4:00 – Closing prayer

4:14 – Departure


Schola One:  November 1, 2014

9.00 am – Morning Prayer

9.15 – 10.30 – Introduction to chant, beginning repertory and singing skills

10.30 – 10.45 – Refreshments

10.45 – 12.00 – Opening lecture: ‘Chant in History and Worship: the Handmaid of Liturgy’

12.00 – 1.00 pm – Lunch

1.15 – 2.30 – Lecture and singing:  learning to read chant notation

2.30 – 2.45 – Refreshments

2.45 – 4.00 – Discovering and singing from historic chant manuscripts

4.00 – 4.15 – Afternoon Prayer, dismiss

 


Schola Two:  November 8, 2014

9.00 am – Morning Prayer

9.15 – 10.30 – Building a chant repertory, singing skills

10.3- – 10.45 – Refreshments

10.45 – 12.00 –  The ‘ ordinary’ chants of the mass I & II: praise, adoration; prayer and faith

12.00 – 1.00 pm  –  Lunch

1.15 – 2.30  –  The ‘proper’ chants of the mass I & II: processions and meditations at each mass

2.30 – 2.45 – Refreshments

2.45 – 4.00 – Increasing repertory: singing the ‘ordinary’ and ‘proper’ chants of the mass

4.00 – 4.15  –  Afternoon Prayer, dismiss


Schola Three:  November 15, 2014

9.00 am  –  Morning Prayer

9.15 – 10.30  –  Singing skills, repertory, and singing the psalms

10.30 – 1045  –  Refreshments

10.45 – 12.00  –  Psalmody: an examination of the psalter and its role in Catholic worship

12.00 – 1.00 pm  –  Lunch

1.15 – 2.30  –  Hymnody: an examination of the role of hymnody in the Roman rite

2.30 – 2.45  –  Refreshments

2.45 – 4.00  –  Singing ‘psalms, hymns and spiritual songs’

4.00 – 4.15  –  Afternoon prayer, dismiss


Schola Four:  November 22, 2014

9.00 am  –  Morning Prayer

9.15 – 10.30  –  A review of repertory, mastering our chants for the mass, for devotions

10.30 – 10.45  –  Refreshments

10.45 – 12.00  –  A closer look at scripture and faith in the chant repertory

Lunch Break:   Complimentary: Crooker courtyard – UST Campus.

1.15 – 2.30 – Some theological considerations: Catholic belief as found in our heritage of chant

2.30 – 2.45  –  Refreshments

2.45 – 4.00  –  Perfecting our chant in praise of Christ the King: preparing for mass

5.00  –  Solemn mass in the Chapel of St. Basil: the Vigil of the Solemnity of Christ the King

Post Liturgy: Class dinner at the “Black Lab

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