The new translation of the Order for Celebrating Matrimony has arrived. While its use has been permitted since September 8, 2016, it must be implemented by December 31, 2016. The Department for Liturgy and Worship is offering five (5) opportunities to learn about the new edition and its implications. The workshop is open to clergy, lay ecclesial ministers, marriage preparation teams, and any interested individuals. The cost is $25.00 per person payable by check to "Diocese of Pittsburgh" with "OCM Workshop" in the memo line.
The workshop will be presented by Rev. James R. Gretz. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy at Duquesne University. He completed two years of graduate study at St. Meinrad Seminary, St. Meinrad, IN, later graduating in 1995 with a Master of Theological Studies. He also attended St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA, graduating with a Master of Divinity in 1993. He obtained his Doctor of Ministry from St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology in Wickliffe, OH, in 2014. He was ordained for the Diocese on June 25, 1994. He presently serves as the director of the Department for Liturgy and Worship, Diocesan Master of Ceremonies, and Administrator, All Saint Parish, Etna.
DATES and LOCATIONS:
November 28th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. St. Louise de Marillac, Lower Level, Administrative Center
November 28th from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at St. Paul Seminary, Cardinals’ Great Hall, O’Connor Hall
November 29th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. St. Michael the Archangel, Parish Hall, Behind Church, Butler
December 5th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Parish Hall, Lower Level of the Church, Meadowlands
December 10th from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. St. Rosalia, Greenfield, Parish Hall, Lower Level of the Church
Please mail check payable to Diocese of Pittsburgh for $ 25.00 prior to the event to complete your registration. Mail check to Department for Liturgy and Worship, St. Paul Seminary, 2900 Noblestown Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, ATTENTION: Pat Curriston.