P 104 Liturgy

This course will introduce the candidate to liturgy and homiletics, with particular attention to the priest’s role. The course will include instruction in how to lead Morning Prayer, Eucharist, Evening Prayer, funerals, taking reserve sacrament to those who are ill and shut-in, Reconciliation, anointing for healing and in preparation for death, both the BAS and BCP services will be included. The course will include both theory and practice. The course will follow the liturgical year, demonstrating the liturgical role of the priest throughout. Primary to this area of instruction is the history, theology, and use of the church’s principal liturgical books and other authorized resources, with particular attention to the priest’s traditional functions in all the liturgies of the Church. Candidates will prepare and deliver a sermon for critique for the course.