Published October 12, 2006
Father J-Glenn Murray, SJ, will be the keynote speaker at a day of reflection for ministers of the liturgy, Saturday, Oct. 28, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Alpharetta.
Since 1995, Father Murray has served as the director of the Office of Pastoral Liturgy in the Diocese of Cleveland. He was the principal drafter of the United States bishops’ document, “Plenty Good Room: The Spirit and Truth of African American Catholic Worship.” He has taught at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley as well as St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Cleveland. Father Murray lectures widely in the areas of liturgy and culture, as well as conducting parish missions and priests retreats.
The day of reflection will begin with 9 a.m. Mass. Father Murray will then speak on the elements of good liturgy as outlined in the foundational document from the Second Vatican Council, Sacrosanctum Concilium. After lunch, Father Murray will discuss the pastoral issues surrounding liturgy in a multicultural setting. He will also propose models of multicultural worship for some of the major liturgical feasts.
St. Thomas Aquinas is located at 535 Rucker Road.
To RSVP or to get more information, call (770) 475-4501.