The Society for Catholic Liturgy is a multidisciplinary community of scholars and professionals dedicated to sacred liturgy.  Members of the Society receive Antiphon: A Journal for Liturgical Renewal, are invited to all sessions of the annual conferences, and determine the Board of Directors by their vote. Associate members also receive Antiphon and may attend all open sessions of the annual conference.

Membership Criteria

(1) Member of the Catholic Church (Roman or Eastern Rite); (2) Fundamental sympathy with the principles enunciated in the Society’s Statement of Principles; (3) Ability to participate in the activities of the SCL in a prudent, charitable, and constructive manner; (4) Ability to bring a substantive contribution to the work of the SCL; (5) Strong academic expertise in area(s) relevant to the Church’s liturgical life, coupled with an ability to make practical applications OR Strong practical, pastoral or professional expertise in area(s) relevant to the Church’s liturgical life, coupled with an ability to articulate that expertise theoretically.

Associate Members
Same criteria as for Members, but without the level of expertise required in number five (5).

Bishop Members
Bishops who seek membership will be admitted as honorary members of the Society.

Application Procedures

Those wishing to join the Society for Catholic Liturgy must fill out the membership Application Form and mail it to the following address below.

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Sr. Esther Mary Nickel, RSM
Board Secretary – Society of Catholic Liturgy
St. John Vianney Theological Seminary
1300 S. Steele St.
Denver, Colorado 80210
secretary [a t] liturgysociety [d o t] org


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Are you a member of the Society for Catholic Liturgy who has not received any information from the Society for some time? If so, please be sure your current contact information and dues are up to date by submitting them to the above address. If you have not been receiving Antiphon, see “Subscriptions” on the Antiphon page.