Who We Are

The Society for Catholic Liturgy is a multidisciplinary association of Catholic scholars, teachers, pastors, and professionals – including architects and musicians – in the Anglophone world. Founded in 1995, the non-profit Society is committed to promoting scholarly study and practical renewal of the Church’s liturgy.


  • An annual three-day conference in¬†January combining model liturgical celebrations, lectures, round table sessions, a business meeting, and social events.
  • Publication of Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal, which deals with significant theoretical and practical questions in the fields of liturgy and sacramental theology.
  • Cooperation with other groups and institutions in activities and programs consistent with the aims of the Society.
  • Provision of advice and input to ecclesiastical leadership on liturgical matters.

Features of this Website

  • The Antiphon pages include information about subscriptions and submission of articles to Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal. The contents of issues and some full text articles can also be accessed on these pages.
  • The Board page lists the current members of the Board of Directors of the Society for Catholic Liturgy. Board members are elected at the annual conferences of the Society.
  • Information about the conferences of the Society for Catholic Liturgy past and future is available on the Conferences pages.
  • The Membership page provides information about the membership of the Society for Catholic Liturgy, along with instructions for those who wish to apply for membership.
  • Current and recent activities of the Society for Catholic Liturgy are presented on the News page.
  • The Statement of Principles of the Society for Catholic Liturgy is presented on the Principles page.

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