Study Day Via Pulchritudinis 2020 in Antwerp (COVID-19 update)

Imagine an aesthetical experience that hits you in the deepest of your hart and helps you to get closer to God. This is the aim of the study day of the VWHLL (which stands for Flemish Workgroup of Contemporary Latin Liturgy) on Sunday 4 October 2020 in Antwerp, Belgium.

At 11:30 a.m. H. Mass sung in Latin (according to the missal of 2002), celebrated ad orientem, in the Saint James church (Sint-Jacob, Lange Nieuwstraat 73) of Antwerp; the choir Lux Amoris will not be able to enhance the beauty of the liturgy as foreseen, but we are looking for another choir.

At 12:30 p.m. a lunch will be served nearby the church: either a three-course menu (@ € 60 pp), or a bread meal with a bowl of soup (@ € 20 pp). Registration (see below) is necessary for lunch and conference.

At 3:00 p.m., the Meditative concert by the choir Lux Amoris will be canceled due to COVID-19.

At 4:00 p.m., still in the church, Gregorian vespers, with adoration and blessing of the Most Holy Sacrament, and followed by a cup of coffee (also canceled due to the virus).

Registration must happen before 29 September 2020, by bank transfer to the account of the VWHLL (see address below), IBAN: BE97 8900 2429 0649, BIC: VDSP BE91, mentioning the number of persons for:

  • lunch with three-course menu (€ 60 per person)
  • lunch with bread meal with a bowl of soup (€ 20 per person)

Registration is necessary for lunch.

COVID-19: this day will be organized in compliance of the rules to limit as much as possible the spreading of the COVID-19 disease. Please apologize us if the circumstances force us to change the program in the last minute due to the pandemic.

Study Day Via Pulchritudinis 2019 in Antwerp

Imagine an aesthetical experience that hits you in the deepest of your hart and helps you to get closer to God. This is the aim of the study day of the VWHLL
(which stands for Flemish Workgroup of Contemporary Latin Liturgy) on Saturday 14 September 2019 in Antwerp, Belgium.

At 11 a.m. Holy Mass sung in Latin (according to the missal of 2002), celebrated ad orientem by the bishop of Rotterdam, Hans Van den Hende;
the choir Voces Capituli will enhance the beauty of
the liturgy, in the Saint James church (Sint-Jacob, Lange Nieuwstraat 73) of Antwerp.

At 12:30 p.m. a lunch will be served nearby the church: either a three-course menu (@ € 60 pp), or a bread meal with a bowl of soup (@ € 20 pp). Registration (see below) is necessary for lunch and conference.

At 2:30 p.m., conference in Dutch by Msgr. Hans Van den Hende about “Eucharistie, bron en hoogtepunt, aanzet tot gebed en missie”, on the occasion of 50 years Novus Ordo Missæ.

At 4 p.m., always in the church, Gregorian vespers will be sung, with adoration and blessing of the Most Holy Sacrament, and followed by a cup of coffee.

Registration must happen before 22 September 2018, by bank transfer to the account of the VWHLL (see address below), IBAN: BE97 8900 2429 0649,
BIC: VDSP BE91, mentioning the number of persons for:

  • lunch with three-course menu (€ 60 per person)
  • lunch with bread meal with a bowl of soup (€ 20 per person)

Registration is necessary for lunch.
For people attending the conference without having applied for lunch, a free contribution will be asked.

Study Day Via Pulchritudinis 2018 in Antwerp

Imagine an aesthetical experience that hits you in the deepest of your hart and
helps you to get closer to God. This is the aim of the study day of the VWHLL
(which stands for Flemish Workgroup of Contemporary Latin Liturgy) on Sunday 30
September 2018
in Antwerp, Belgium.

At 11:15 a.m. H. Mass sung in Latin (according to the missal of 2002),
ad orientem, where the vocal ensemble Wishful Singing will enhance the beauty of
the liturgy, Saint James church (Sint-Jacob, Lange Nieuwstraat 73) of Antwerp.

At 12:30 p.m. a lunch will be served in a hotel nearby (Keizerstraat 63): either a
three-course menu (@ € 50 pp), or a bread meal with a bowl of soup (@ € 12
pp). Registration (see below) is necessary for lunch.

At 2:30 p.m., at the same place, a panel (entrance: € 8 pp) will take place about
Via Pulchritudinis, Beauty, a pathway leading to God”, with:

  • Selina De Maeyer, photographer and filmmaker, who will present her
    short film—twice awarded—about Eucharist Come and See,
  • some of the singers of the vocal ensemble Wishful Singing,
  • Angeline Flor Pua, Miss Belgium 2018,
  • Kevin Colle, European gemmologist,
  • a.o.
  • the proclamation of the winner of the First Contest of Short Films Granda about “Via Pulchritudinis, Beauty, a pathway leading to God”

At 4:30 p.m., back in the church, Gregorian vespers will be sung, with adoration and blessing of the Most Holy Sacrament, and followed by a cup of coffee.

Registration must happen before 22 September 2018, by bank transfer to the account of the VWHLL (see address below), IBAN: BE97 8900 2429 0649,
BIC: VDSP BE91, mentioning the number of persons for:

  • lunch with three-course menu (€ 50 per person)
  • lunch with bread meal with a bowl of soup (€ 12 per person)
  • panel (€ 8 per person)
  • simultaneous translation to English for the panel (free)

Registration is necessary for lunch and simultaneous translation.

Latin Readings of the Mass

With the assistance of Jean Pflieger, we decided to start publishing the Latin version of the readings of the Sunday Masses on www.romanliturgy.org.

The format choosen is PDF. The numbers in the title refer to the Ordo Lectionum Missæ.

We would be very thankful, if you find typos, that you communicate these to us.

On the long running, we hope to get the lectionnary online, starting with Sundays and Solemnities, and we will see how far we reach.