Celebrating the Easter Mystery
Using the texts and directions from the Roman Missal, the Lectionary, and the Liturgy of the Hours, Celebrating the Easter Mystery leads participants from the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday, through Holy Week and the Sacred Triduum, to Pentecost and beyond. By examining the Church's liturgical and patristic texts, the course provides clarity to clergy and ministers for a more authentic and beautiful celebration of the Easter feasts, as well as spiritual insights for all who join in these most sacred of liturgies.
StartClass 1: Ash Wednesday, Lent, Palm Sunday, and Holy Week (53:22)
StartClass 2: Holy Thursday, Eucharist, and Priesthood (53:00)
StartClass 3: Good Friday and Holy Saturday (51:46)
StartClass 4: The Easter Vigil (70:13)
StartClass 5: The Easter Season and Pentecost (36:58)
StartFinal Quiz for Certificate of Completion
Christopher Carstens is Director of the Office for Sacred Worship in the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, an adjunct faculty member at the Liturgical Institute at the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois, and editor of the Adoremus Bulletin. He is author of A Devotional Journey into the Mass and A Devotional Journey into the Easter Season, as well as Principles of Sacramental Theology: Forming a Sacramental Vision, and The Seven Gifts of the Spirit of the Liturgy. Along with Father Douglas Martis, Chris is the co-author of Mystical Body, Mystical Voice: Encountering Christ in the Words of the Mass. He lives in Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin, with his wife and eight children.