Liturgy Class Notes for 3-8-08 - these are GREAT!
Set up Google Documents for Class Notes
Body and Movement- take focus off yourself- Try to not be too noticable, try to blend in at all cost, do it well and try not to draw attention to yourself.
Things you will be handling
Think it through -- TIT - think ahead, be aware of what is happening in service, don't get caught off guard with different parts of the Liturgy.
Voice - main instruments -
Eyes- make eye contact with congregation - do not focus too much on book - engage with person/people
Give people the opportunity to respond by keeping focused on people
If you do not make eye contact -expect to be punished during class - people think you do not value them or their opinion
Opportunity to change lives by making good contact - take interest in person you are talking with -
Posture - Keep hand away from face - keep eyes open aware of what is going on around you.
Stand erect (who chose this word?) - happy, excited and proud about what you are doing
Hands - when leading prayer - orans position - extend hands - get in position and stay there - if you make a mistake just stay with it, don't try to change mid-prayer.
Communion Service - place book directly in front of you. Gifts in front of book -
Clean lines with hands and arms
Next class - focus on Form C of Penitential Rite - come up with similarities, preconceived notions, be ready to do form C - correctly - write your own form C - "Other invocations" (check internet)