Presented by Rev John Baldovin SJ, this public lecture will discuss questions relating to the Sacrosanctum Concilium. Fr Baldovin will explore how the Constitution has been received, the vision of the Reform, recent statements of Pope Francis in light of the liturgy, and prospects for the future.

Fr Baldovin is a professor of historical and liturgical theology at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. He received his BA from the College of the Holy Cross, an MDiv from Weston School of Theology, and MA, MPhil and PhD degrees from Yale University. Fr Baldovin has taught at Fordham University, the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, and Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, MA.

Fr Baldovin is past president of the North American Academy of Liturgy (which presented him its Berakah Award in 2007), Societas Liturgica and the International Jungmann Society for Jesuits and the Liturgy.

If you are unable to attend in person, you can register to join online. A Microsoft Teams link will be emailed to you before the lecture.

For more information, contact the ACU Centre for Liturgy or call 9701 4751.

Registration by 29 November is essential for this public lecture.

Event Date

Sunday 3 December 2023


The Julien O’Connell Lecture Theatre, St Teresa of Kolkata Building, 115b Victoria Parade, Fitzroy