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Ritual Life in the Medieval Dominican Order – Liturgical Expressions

March 6, 2023 @ 9:00 am - March 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

The Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
Ritual Life in the Medieval Dominican Order – Liturgical Expressions
Monday, 6 March to Tuesday, 7 March 2023
This conference will focus on the rituals, chant, and texts of the Dominican liturgy during the medieval period, after the reform of the Rite under the Master of the Order Humbert of Romans (1256). Attention will also be paid to recent manuscript discoveries for the Translation of the Relics of St Thomas Aquinas (1368/69).
Sessions will be held in person at PIMS (59 Queen’s Park Crescent E., Toronto) and The Yorkville Royal Sonesta.
Featured Speakers:
Margot Fassler – University of Notre Dame, USA
Eleanor Giraud – University of Limerick, Ireland
Dominik Jurczak, O.P. – International Dominican Liturgical Commission, Rome
Constant Mews – Monash University, Australia
M. Michèle Mulchahey – Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto
Marika Räsänen – University of Turku, Finland
Innocent Smith, O.P. – St Mary’s Seminary and University, Maryland, USA
Richard Sundt – University of Oregon, USA
Augustine Thompson, O.P. – Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto

Registration is free but required to register.

For further information please contact cynthia.watson@utoronto.ca

For the full programme, please open the website link at: https://pims.ca/event/ritual-life/

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

M O N D A Y,   6  M A R C H  (The Royal Sonesta Hotel, Portman Room)

9:30 a.m.                Continental Breakfast

9:45 a.m.                Welcome and Introduction

Augustine Thompson, O.P., Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto

Humbert of Romans’ Reforms and their Reception

10:00 a.m.              Dominik Jurczak, O.P., C.L.I.O.P., Santa Sabina and San Anselmo, Rome

“The Idea and Need for Change of the Early Dominican Liturgy in Light of the Humbert of Romans Reforms.”

10:30 a.m.              Eleanor Giraud, University of Limerick, Ireland

“The Humbert Codex, (Santa Sabina, MS. XIV L1): Prototype, Final Product, A Work in Progress, All of the Above?”

11:00 a.m.              Coffee Break

11:30 a.m.              Innocent Smith, O.P., St Mary’s Seminary and University, Maryland, USA

“A Tale of Two Missals: The Missale Conventuale and Missale Minorum Altarium in Post- Humbert Dominican Missals.”

12:00 p.m.              Augustine Thompson, O.P., Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto

“The Officium for Dominican Penitents: and that of the Lay Brothers, 1200s to 1400s.”

12:30 p.m.              Questions and Discussion Period

1:00 p.m.                Lunch

Dominican Music and Chant

2:00 p.m.                Margot Fassler, University of Notre Dame, USA

“The Dominican Magdalene: An Overview of the Liturgical Sources.”

2:30 p.m.                Constant Mews, Monash University, Australia

The Custom of the Poets: John of Garland and Jerome of Moray on Literature and Music.”

3:00 p.m.                Question and Discussion Period

3:30 p.m.                Coffee Break (Reconvene in the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto Library Paleography Room)

Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Library – Palaeography Room

Dominican Liturgical Manuscripts in Toronto

4:00 p.m.                Missals, Breviaries, and Bernard Gui

Comments: Innocent Smith, O.P., Augustine Thompson, O.P., M. Michèle Mulchahey

St. Basil’s Church

4:30 p.m.                Solemn First Vespers of St. Thomas Aquinas

with Prof. Michael O’Connor and Toronto Student Choir

His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins will preside in choro at this liturgy

Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Laurence K. Shook Common Room

5:00 p.m.                Reception (Followed by Dinner for the Invited Speakers)

T U E S D A Y,  M A R C H 7 (The Royal Sonesta Hotel, Portman Room)

9:30 a.m.                Continental Breakfast

The Liturgies of St. Thomas Aquinas

10:00 a.m.              Marika Räsänen, University of Turku, Finland

“The Matins Lessons of the Office of the Translation and their Relation to the Chants, particularly the Antiphons and Responories.”

10:30 a.m.              Richard Sundt, University of Oregon USA

“The Functioning of the Dominican Church in Toulouse and the Shrines of St. Thomas Aquinas.”

11:00 a.m.              Health Break

11:30 a.m.              M. Michèle Mulchahey, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto

“Preaching Thomas Aquinas: Newly Discovered Sermons for the Feast and Translations.”

12:00 p.m.              Questions and Discussion Period

12:30 p.m.              Lunch (and preparation for Mass/Performance)

St. Basil’s Church

2:30 p.m.                Dominican Rite Solemn High Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas

Music by Professor Michael O’Connor and Student Choir

Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Laurence K. Shook Common Room

4:00 p.m.                  Closing Reception

 

 

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March 6, 2023 @ 9:00 am
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March 7, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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