Catholic Liturgical Arts Conference

As we approach the Lenten season, the Catholic Liturgical Arts Committee (CLAC) at Saint Mary’s College invites you to attend a special Lenten conference dedicated to the seasonal devotion, The Way of the Cross.


Saturday, March 9, 2013 
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Saint Mary's College of California
1928 St. Mary's Rd.
Moraga, California
Hagerty Lounge, De La Salle Hall  (Campus map)


$10. Lenten soup lunch included. 
Free for SMC students, faculty and staff.

Guest Speaker:

Brother Charles HilkenSaint Mary’s College Professor Brother Charles Hilken. Brother Charles, an expert on medieval history and author who consulted on the “Vatican Splendors” art exhibition, will speak on the history of the cross as a symbol and an object of art since the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. 

After a catered lunch, there will be a special Lenten devotion of The Stations of the Cross in the Saint Mary’s Chapel, led by the Christian Brothers of Saint Mary’s College, incorporating ancient chant, meditation to live solo flute music, and original prayers. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in the devotion. 

In a special exhibit for this conference only, 14 original engravings in the “Chemin de la Croix” series by French Expressionist Jean Charlot will be displayed for meditation at each station of the cross.


Space is limited, so please make your reservations by Friday, February 22, 2012.

For more information, please contact:

Louis Lebherz, Director
[email protected] or (831) 392-5315
Presented by the Catholic Liturgical Arts Committee at Saint Mary’s College of California

Sponsored by the Cummins Institute for Catholic Thought, Culture and Action
and a generous grant from the Lebherz Family Trust

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1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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