Clergy, religious, and lay faithful are invited to attend a ten-week course on the liturgical year and the environment of worship.  The class will be taught by Fr. Matthew Ernest, S.T.D. and will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, from June 12-July 24, at 7:00-10:00pm.  Class meetings will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes High School in Poughkeepsie and televised via in-classroom technology to Saint Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers.

Tuition Rates:

First-time students: $250 (audit)/$750 (3 credits)

Parish Musicians : $500 (audit)$750 (3 credits)

Others: $500 (audit)/$1500 (3 credits)

This course is being offered in conjunction with the Saint Cecilia Academy for Pastoral Musicians, a four-course, fully accredited program offered through Saint Joseph’s Seminary in the field of liturgical music for the purpose of introducing musicians to the history, theology, and pastoral principles of liturgy and sacred music.  For more information about this summer liturgy course or the Saint Cecilia Academy, visit the Liturgy Office website.