National Centre for Liturgy: Day for Artists & Architects 9th Feb 2017


January 19th


St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Tel (01) 708 3478 Fax (01)708 3477

in association with the Advisory Committee on Sacred Art and Architecture of the Irish Bishops’ Conference (ACSAA) 

 Annual Day for Artists and Architects 

 Renehan Hall, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth

Thursday: 9 February 2017

GUEST SPEAKER Rev. Dr Richard S. Vosko USA – Sacred Space Planner.  His over 100 new build and renovation projects include the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angles, Los Angeles; the Cathedral of St James, Seattle; Central Synagogue, New York and San Fernando Cathedral, Texas. Richard also works with the Episcopalian, Presbyterian and Methodist churches in the USA. Read More 

EXHIBITION An exhibition of Liturgical Art for Public Worship has been compiled for the Annual Day.


10.00 Registration Renehan Hall – Tea / Coffee

10.30 Msgr Joseph McGuinness, Irish Bishops’ Conference 10.45 Mr Brian Quinn, Chairperson ACSAA,

10.55 Dr Richard Vosko: The Role of Art in the Environment for Worship: Non-Verbal Signs and Symbols 11.40 Q&A

11.55 Dr Seamus O Connell, Pontifical University 12.00 PJ Lynch: Laureate na nÓg, Mosaic – Knock Basilica 2016

12.40 Lunch (Pugin Hall adjacent to Renehan Hall)

13.40 Dr Liam Tracey: The Sacrament of Baptism (Christian Initiation)

14.15 Dr Richard Vosko: The Architectural Setting for Christian Initiation: Fonts of Living Water

14.45 Q&A

15.00 Artists & Mgt Becker, Curator, Liturgical Art Exhibition

15.30 Launch of Religious Art for the Home Competition for World Meeting of Families, Dublin, 2018

15.40 Transfer to the College Chapel for Rufratti Organ Recital – Chapel Overview – Prayer

16.00 Visit adjoining cloister for Liturgical Art Exhibition.

COST €50.00 (Lunch separate) Click here for an Application Form 

The art exhibition is open to staff, Students and the Public from Friday 10th February to Friday 24th February.  

Location: North Cloisters

Monday to Friday 12:00-14:00

Saturday and Sunday – 14:00-16:00.


We're always fundraising to improve Saint Patrick’s College so why not donate and help make us better!