Cathedral Institute for Liturgy & Music

The Cathedral Institute for Liturgy & Music was formed in 2015. Under the direction of Scott W. Eakins, Director of Liturgy and Michael J. Batcho, Director of Music, the Cathedral formed the Institute after seeing a need for formation of Liturgical and Music Ministers, Musicians, Pastoral Staff members, Liturgical Commissions/Committees and Clergy of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Institute program for 2016-2017 include:

For Liturgical Commissions/Committees, Directors of Liturgy & Music, Parish Musicians and Clergy, the following sessions will explore the Liturgical Season and preparation for celebrating them in parishes:

Preparing for the Season of Advent
Scripture Music and Art & Environment
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 – 7:00-9:00 PM – Cathedral Atrium
Scott W. Eakins, clinician
Registration Form: ADVENT

Preparing for the Season of Lent
Scripture, Music and Art & Environment
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 – 7:00-9:00 PM – Cathedral Atrium CANCELLED
Scott W. Eakins, clinician

Preparing for the Triduum and the Season of Easter
Scripture, Music and Art & Environment
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 – 7:00-9:00 PM – Cathedral Atrium CANCELLED
Scott W. Eakins, clinician

Mary, Mother of God: An evening exploring Marian Theology, Devotional Practices and Music
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – 7:00-9:00 PM – Cathedral Atrium
Scott W. Eakins, clinician

Registration for each of the above is $10 per person or $75 per parish (with 7 or more participants). Registration materials will be distributed approximately 1 month prior to the scheduled session or be available on our website.

For Directors of Liturgy & Music and Parish Musicians:

To introit or not to introit? That is the question!
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – 7:00-9:00 PM – Cathedral
Scott W. Eakins, clinician

In this session we will look at the use of the Introit and other Propers of the Mass; various resources from the publishers will be examined. A evening of creativity!
Registration Form: INTROIT

For additional information on the Cathedral Institute, contact Scott Eakins, Director of Liturgy at 414/276-9814, ext. 303 or DD: 414/238-2703 or scottweakins (at) stjohncathedral (dot) org.