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International liturgical organization meets in Germany

At its 24th Congress held in Würzburg, Germany August 5-10, the members of Societas Liturgica elected CDSP professor Lizette Larson-Miller as the organization's president.

Larson-Miller, Nancy and Michael Kaehr Professor of Liturgical Leadership 
and Dean of the Chapel at CDSP, specializes in liturgical and sacramental theology and Eastern Christian liturgy. She has taught at CDSP and the GTU for eleven years and previously taught at the University of Notre Dame (South Bend) and Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles). She holds a B.A. from the University of Southern California
, and M.A. from St. John's University
 and a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union.

Societas Liturgica, an international society for liturgical study and renewal founded in 1967, encourages research in the field of worship and allied subjects, explores the pastoral implications of such research, seeks to deepen the mutual understanding of liturgical traditions and seeks to make clear the relevance of liturgy in the contemporary world.

photo: Larson-Miller with Prof. Dr. Martin Stuflesser, Societas Liturgica president-elect (left) and Gordon Lathrop, Societas Liturgica past president (right), in Würzburg.