most obviously realizes its identity as the dying and
rising Body of Christ at the Great Vigil of Easter. This
yearís conference will consider the Vigilís rich variety
of imagery, song, and story. The celebration of the
Easter Vigil depends on a generous complementarity of
roles: deacons, presbyters, musicians, readers, and
especially baptismal candidates.
clergy and musicians lead in such a way that the
Churchís Paschal imagination is ignited? How is the
Easter Vigil a model for the mission and ministry of the
Church throughout the year? How can we more faithfully
sing the vast mystery of the death and resurrection of
the Lord? How can the celebration of Easter become the
living center of the Churchís life?