Summer Webinar Series


The Celebration of the Liturgy Is an Encounter with the Risen Lord: Challenges Presented by COVID-19

A free webinar series on the liturgical, theological, and pastoral principles guiding the Church’s celebration of the Sacred Liturgy during COVID-19.

Thursday, June 4, 2020 (3:00 PM-4:15 PM)

Adjustments to Given Liturgical Norms: What is the Starting Point?  


  • Fr. Gerald Dennis Gill, Director of the Office for Divine Worship, Archdiocese of Philadelphia; Rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
  • Fr. Daniel Cardó, S.C.V., Pastor of Holy Name Parish in Englewood, CO.
  • Dr. Christopher Carstens, Director of the Office for Sacred Worship, Diocese of La Crosse; Editor of Adoreumus Bulletin; Visiting Faculty Member at the Liturgical Institute, University of St. Mary of the Lake.

Thursday, June 11, 2020 (3:00 PM-4:15 PM)

The Love of Christ Compels Us: Why We Sing the Liturgy


  • Dr. Mary Catherine Levri, Music Director of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology in Cincinnati, OH.
  • Dr. Jennifer Donelson-Nowicka, Associate Professor and Director of Sacred Music, St. Joseph’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY.
  • Ms. Alexis Kazimira Kutarna, Teacher of Music at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School in Houston, TX; Adjunct Faculty Member, University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX).

Thursday, June 18, 2020 (3:00 PM-4:15 PM)

Devotional Catholicism and the Domestic Church—A Timely Retrieval


  • Dr. Timothy P. O’Malley, Academic Director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, McGrath Institute for Church Life.
  • Ms. Carolyn Pirtle, Program Director, Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, McGrath Institute for Church Life.
  • Dr. Brett Robinson, Director of Communications and Media Studies, McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Registration Available Via Zoom

Co-Sponsored by McGrath Institute for Church Life, University of Notre Dame and The Liturgical Institute, University of Saint Mary of the Lake