L7250
Liturgical Rites

The unit Liturgical Rites builds on the Introduction to Worship with a particular focus on rites other than those of Christian initiation. It enables sacramental and non-sacramental Christian traditions to study the role of rites in their ecclesial life

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Theology

Sub Discipline

Worship and Liturgy

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

L7100 Introduction to Christian Worship

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a sound knowledge of history, structure, and symbolism of particular rites
  2. explain the spiritual richness and transformative power of liturgical rites
  3. employ a ritual framework to devise rites and sacramental expressions where required.
  4. Give appropriate pastoral expression to liturgical rites
  5. participate with greater intellectual and spiritual awareness in the worship and mysteries of the Church.
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