The Liturgical Advisory Committee held its two day residential meeting on 2nd and 3rd November 2010 which, as is the nature of residential meetings, provided an opportunity for more in depth consideration of a wider range of liturgical matters than is afforded by the one day meetings.
In time for the coming liturgical year beginning on Advent Sunday (26 November 2010), a new publication – the last in a series of three – has been produced by the Church of Ireland designed to encourage more psalm singing in churches.
Liturgical Space and Church Re-ordering: issues of good practice has just been produced by Church of Ireland Publishing.
The Liturgical Advisory Committee has met three times this year in Church of Ireland House Dublin, on January 29th, May 18th and September 28th.
Church of Ireland Publishing has announced the availability of Sunday and Weekday Readings 2011. The Liturgical Advisory Committee has now made the text of the weekday readings accessible on the Church of Ireland website
The Liturgical Advisory Committee held its two day meeting on 24th & 25th November. One of the main emphases of the two-day meeting is to receive updates from the sub-committees and to prioritise the ongoing work of those groups. Another is to give some focus to other subjects the Committee has been considering.
A new book of engaging simple psalm chants for the coming liturgical year has been produced and will be launched at All Saints, Clooney, Londonderry on Saturday the 14th November at 11.00 a.m and at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork on Sunday the 22nd November at Evensong at 7.00 p.m.
The Liturgical Advisory Committee met in Church of Ireland House Dublin on May 20th, when a variety of subjects were discussed, many of which will form the agenda for future meetings.
A sub-committee of the LAC has produced a green paper on Liturgical Space. All dioceses are asked to consider the implications of this paper during 2009 and to send their views and findings to the Revd Gerald Field.