Revised Marriage Rite Seminar

This Seminar took place on June 8th and 9th at St. Joseph’s Seminary and was given by Fr. Matthew Ernest, S.T.D., Director of the Liturgy Office.

Lecture notes for this presentation may be downloaded here.


Archdiocesan Summer Organ School

Learn the basics of organ playing this summer!  Members of the archdiocesan Music Commission are offering a 10-week program of private lessons for qualified keyboardists who wish to apply their keyboard skills to the “king of instruments”.  The cost for 10 lessons is $400.  Read more about our organist training program or contact the Liturgy Office for more information today!


Summer Course in Poughkeepsie – “Introduction to Liturgy”

June 20-August 1

Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-10pm

Our Lady of Lourdes High School – Poughkeepsie, New York

Professor: Fr. Matthew Ernest, S.T.D., Director of the Office of Liturgy

Tuition Rates:
First time students: $250 (audit)/$750 (3 credits)
Parish Musicians : $500 (audit)/$750 (3 credits)
Others: $500 (audit)/$1500 (3 credits)

For more information or to register, contact the Liturgy Office today!


Archdiocesan Hymn Festival

November 14, 7:00-8:30pm

St. Barnabas Church – Bronx

Join musicians from around the archdiocese in singing hymns and chants from all of the seasons and feasts of the liturgical year!

Registration begins soon!