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Does it matter where we pray?

Liturgical design consultant to speak at SXU on Dec. 2

Chicago (Nov. 23, 2010) Liturgical design consultant J. Philip Horrigan, D. Min., will speak at Saint Xavier University's Theology South lecture series at 9:30 a.m. on Thurs., Dec. 2 at  the Warde Academic Center’s Butler Reception Room, 3700 W. 103rd St.

Horrigan's lecture, titled “Does It Matter Where We Pray?,” explores the importance of architecture for worship and includes a visual presentation focusing on the relationship between the space for liturgies and the action of liturgies. The lecture costs $6 and coffee will be served at 9 a.m.

From 1997 to 2009, Horrigan worked for the Archdiocese of Chicago as the Director of the Department of Art and Architecture at the Office for Divine Worship. Horrigan acted as a consultant and resource person for all the parishes involved in a building or renovation project.

For more information, contact Donatta Yates at (708) 422-1635.



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