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TITLE Liturgy as a Source of Spirituality

LEVEL 05 - Postgraduate Modular Diploma or Degree Course


DEPARTMENT Pastoral Theology, Liturgy and Canon Law

DESCRIPTION The course will cover the following topics:
Beginning to pray; praying a communal prayer; praying the prayer of the Church; praying liturgy and human growth;
the experience of responding in the liturgy; the liturgical experience and symbols; praying the Eucharist; praying the Psalms.


By the end of the course the student should:
a) understand that worship is God’s work for us, not something we do for God.
b) accept the invitation to experience more profoundly the action of God in a world overshadowed by God’s grace, even when the world does not recognise its creator.

Reading List:

- L. Artuoso, Liturgia e Spiritualità, Messaggero, Padova 2002.
- M. Augè, Spiritualità Liturgica. Offrite i vostri corpi come sacrificio vivente, santo e gradito da Dio, San Paolo, Cinisello Balsamo (MI) 1998.
- J. Corbon, The Wellspring of Worship, Paulist Press, NY 1988.
- R. Guardini, Lo Spirito della Liturgia, Morcelliana, Brescia 1930.
- Rivista Liturgica, 4, luglio-agosto 1986: “Liturgia: Spiritualità della chiesa”.


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment Yes 100%

LECTURER/S Jesmond Manicaro

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