Art & Environment
As common prayer and ecclesial experience, liturgy flourishes in a climate of hospitality and beauty. The environment in Catholic worship should support the ritual activity of the liturgy through the artistic expression of color, form and texture. Our ultimate goal is to provide the kind of environment that will draw people into prayer, an environment that will enhance, support and illumine the liturgical action that is taking place.
Activities include: evaluating our worship space, planning for the liturgical seasons and decorating with the future in mind. In doing the above, we are always mindful of the church’s directives regarding the environment and continually strive to keep the assembly in mind. While God can never be totally contained in any art form, the decorations should give us an avenue of approach and help us experience God’s presence. All members participate in preparing for Christmas and Easter seasons. Smaller groups take turns setting up and taking down other seasons or parish events. Contact Jill Mizen at firstname.lastname@example.org.