LRC Seminars

One of the principal activities of the Liturgical Research Centre (LRC) is to promote and organize organized serious studies and researches in history, liturgy, theology, spirituality, discipline, etc. that are relevant and pertinent to the Syro-Malabar Church. Since its inauguration on 10 April 1999, the LRC organized 52 research seminars including international and national seminars. The seminars are conducted with the participation of the experts. The topics of the research seminars are the following:

 

RESEARCH SEMINARS

YEAR

MONTH

DATE

DAYS

PLACE

1.         

LIFE AND NATURE OF THE ST. THOMAS CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN THE PRE- DIAMPER PERIOD

1999

OCT

04-06

03

KAKKANAD

2.         

SOME HISTORICAL QUESTIONS

2000

SEPT

04-06

03

KAKKANAD

3.         

LITERARY AND LINGUISTIC STUDY OF THE MALAYALAM TEXT OF THE ANAPHORA OF THE QURBANA  -I

2000

OCT

05

01

KAKKANAD

4.         

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF ST. THOMAS CHRISTIANS

2001

JAN

24-26

03

KAKKANAD

5.         

SEMINAR ON ENARXIS AND OFFERTORY PART OF THE QURBANA

2001

MAR

7-8

02

KAKKANAD

6.         

SEMINAR ON ARCHIVES I

2001

MAY

8-9

02

KAKKANAD

7.         

LITERARY AND LINGUISTIC STUDY OF THE MALAYALAM TEXT OF THE ANAPHORA OF THE QURBANA-II

2001

JUNE

06-8

03

KAKKANAD

8.         

THE HISTORY OF ST. THOMAS CHRISTIANS BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF THE PORTUGUESE

2001

OCT

24-25

02

KAKKANAD

9.         

ECUMENICAL SEMINAR ON THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF ST. THOMAS CHRISTIANS AND THE EFFORTS TO PRESERVE IT

2001

NOV

10

01

KAKKANAD

10.      

THE PASTORAL ASPECT OF THE PRAYERS OF OUR QURBANA FROM THE BEGINNING UP TO LAKU MARA

2001

DEC

6-8

03

KAKKANAD

11.      

LITURGICAL MUSIC

2002

JAN

31

01

KAKKANAD

12.      

THE SPIRIT OF THE LITURGICAL CALENDAR

2002

JUNE

25-27

03

KAKKANAD

13.      

NEW NAME FOR OUR CHURCH

2002

AUG

28-29

02

KAKKANAD

14.      

THE LITURGY OF THE HOURS

2002

NOV

26-28

03

KAKKANAD

15.      

SEMINAR ON ST THOMAS DRAVIDIAN CHRISTIANITY, HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

2003

JAN

21-22

02

KAKKANAD

16.      

ANAPHORA OF ADDAI AND MARI

2003

JUNE

23-24

02

KAKKANAD

17.      

PRE-ANAPHORA PART OF THE QURBANA

2003

OCT

07-09

03

KAKKANAD

18.      

THE POSSIBILITIES OF FURTHER INCULTURATION OF THE SYRO-MALABAR LITURGY

2004

JAN

27-29

03

KAKKANAD

19.      

SEMINAR ON THE LITURGY OF THE HOURS FOR THE CENTRAL LITURGICAL COMMITTEE

2004

MAR

APR

30-01

02

KAKKANAD

20.      

THE POST ANAPHORA & COMMUNION PART OF THE QURBANA

2004

JUN

22-24

03

KAKKANAD

21.      

THE KERALA CHRISTIAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE

2004

OCT

19-21

03

KAKKANAD

22.      

THE ANAPHORAE OF MAR THEODORE AND NESTORIUS

2005

JAN

11-13

03

KAKKANAD

23.      

THE EUCHARISTIC THEOLOGY OF POPE JOHN PAUL II

2005

APR

05-07

03

KAKKANAD

24.      

THE LITURGICAL MUSIC OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2005

JUL

19-21

03

KAKKANAD

25.      

THE SOCIAL LIFE OF KERALA IN THE FIRST MILLENNIUM

2005

NOV

15-17

03

KAKKANAD

26.      

THE VATICAN COUNCIL II AND THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2006

MAR

21-23

03

KAKKANAD

27.      

THE SACRAMENTALS OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2006

JUN

14-15

02

KAKKANAD

28.      

THE POPULAR DEVOTIONS IN THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2006

SEP

19-21

03

KAKKANAD

29.      

MISSION THEOLOGY OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2007

FEB

MAR

27-01

02

KAKKANAD

30.      

THE SPIRITUALITY OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2007

JUL

17-19

03

KAKKANAD

31.      

THE CHRISTOLOGY OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2007

DEC

18-20

03

KAKKANAD

32.      

THE PROCLAMATION OF THE WORD OF GOD IN THE LIFE AND MISSION OF THE CHURCH

2008

MAY

20-22

03

KAKKANAD

33.      

THE ROLE AND MISSION OF THE LAITY IN THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2008

JUL

11-12

02

KAKKANAD

34.      

ECCLESIAL MISSION OF THE SYRO MALABAR CHURCH IN INDIA AND ABROAD

2008

NOV

14-16

03

NEW DELHI

35.      

CATHOLIC RESPONSE TO KERALA LAW REFORM COMMISSION

2009

FEB

21

01

KAKKANAD

36.      

THE MINISTRY AND LIFE OF THE PRIESTS OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH

2009

NOV

03-05

03

KAKKANAD

37.      

THE SEMINAR ON CONSECRATED LIFE

2010

JUL

26-28

03

KAKKANAD

38.      

THE SEMINAR ON ECO – THEOLOGY

2010

NOV

26-29

03

KAKKANAD

39.      

THE EARLY CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES  OF ST THOMAS TRADITION IN INDIA (MISSION)

2011

JUL

29-31

3

MUMBAI

40.      

NEW EVANGELIZATION WITHIN AND BEYOND: AN EASTERN CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE

2011

MAR

31

01

ROME

41.      

ST. THOMAS CHRISTIANS AND EVANGELIZATION (MISSION)

2011

NOV

22-24

03

BANGALORE

42.      

ECCLESIASTICAL ARCHIVES - 2

2012

JAN

25-26

02

KAKKANAD

43.      

MISSIONARY CHALLENGES AND  PROSPECTS (MISSION)

2012

FEB

09-12

03

WARDHA

44.      

CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE SYRO - MALABAR CHURCH TO THE MISSION IN INDIA(MISSION)

2012

MAR

26-28

03

BHOPAL

45.      

NEW VISIONS AND PLANS FOR MORE EFFECTIVE EVANGELIZATION IN INDIA

2012

AUG.

17

01

KAKKANAD

46.      

the role of the syro-malabar church in the nation building  (mission)

2012

NOV.

17

01

DELHI

47.      

THE SEMINAR ON THE SYRO-MALABAR LITURGICAL YEAR       

2013

JULY

23-25

03

KAKKANAD

48.      

RECAPTURING THE SPIRIT OF VATICAN II IN THE YEAR OF FAITH

2013

NOV.

5-7

03

KAKKANAD

49.      

FORMATION OF ANAPHORAE: REVISITED

2014

APRIL

7-9

03

KAKKANAD

50.      

THE FAMILY: CRADLE OF THE FORMATION AND TRANSMISSION OF FAITH & MORALS

2015

MARCH

3-5

02

KAKKANAD

51.      

ARNOS PADIRI: HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CHURCH AND SOCIETY

2015

NOV.

3-4

02

KAKKANAD

52.      

TRADITION AND IDENTITY OF THE SYRO-MALABAR CHURCH 

2016

JUNE

24-25

02

KAKKANAD