The Spirit of the Liturgy

taught by Fr. Robert Bolding


About our Seminars:  Inspired by the famous gatherings of JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis at Oxford’s Eagle and Child pub, these seminars feature a presentation on an influential piece of Catholic literature, conversation, prayer, and glass of your favourite beverage.  Please “Bring your own Beverage” of either beer, wine or soft drink to share.

In this six-week seminar, Fr. Bolding will lead a discussion on Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger's The Spirit of the Liturgy.

Please purchase the book on your own.

Dates:  Tuesdays, September 25, October 2, 9, 23, 30, Nov 6

Times:  6-8pm

Location: St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 2312 E. Campbell Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016

The Institute Classroom is located to the west of the church, in the parish office building, south of the gift shop, towards Campbell Ave.

Phone: 602-954-9089

Fr. Robert Bolding
Fr. Robert Bolding

Fr. Robert Bolding is a priest in the Diocese of Phoenix. He is the President-Rector of St. Mary’s High School, where he has taught and ministered since 2009. Fr. Bolding attended the Pontifical College Josephinum and holds a Master’s degree in education from the University of Notre Dame.


Session 1 - Introduction
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Session 2 - Ethics, Law and Justice
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Session 3 - The Idea of Sacrifice
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