Pontifical Institute of Liturgy

I have been invited to teach liturgy at the Pontifical Institute of Liturgy beginning in February of 2016. My course that semester will be:

The Latin Language and Structure
of Selected Orations of Sundays and Feasts

A detailed study and analysis of selected Latin collects
of the Lent and Easter seasons

See the web-page for that course here.


Sant'Anselmo - Pontifical Institute of LiturgyPontifical Institute of Liturgy

The Pontifical Institute of Liturgy was founded by Pope John XXIII in 1962 to provide a teaching institute for liturgy directly under pontifical auspices. It is housed at the Benedictine house of studies, Sant’Anselmo

Piazza Cavalieri di Malta, 5
00153 Roma, Italia

More information on the house of studies, called an athenaeum, is available here.

More information on Sant’Anselmo as the Benedictine residence in Rome is available here.

Contact information is available for the Athenaeum and for the Benedictine residence.



Sant’Anselmo is located on the crest of the Aventine hill of Rome (see map below or link here).


Office Hours

Please do not phone the instructor. Rather email him at danielmccarthyosb AT mac DOT com.

He is available outside of class time by appointment.