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About Devotio Lab
An exhibition dedicated to religious products and services is the perfect occasion to study the Catholic Church main topics from a cultural point of view. Dealing with important and sensitive topics is not easy; for this reason DEVOTIO is supported by a scientific committee whose members are experts in this field.
DEVOTIO was born with the aim to contribute to the cultural growth of the religious industry and, as for the first edition, a cultural program has been created to focus on art, management of sacred architecture, liturgy and catechesis.
CULTURAL AIMSDevotio’s program aims to promote the cultural exchange through professionals and priests’ point of views and experiences.
THE FIVE SENSES IN LITURGY this is the main topic of DEVOTIO, focusing on what the Second Vatican Council identifies as Church’s peak and source of action. In the earthly liturgy, thanks to the five senses, the Church takes part in the liturgy celebrated in heaven as reported by the Roman Missal.
- Cultural meetings
- Young Artists Project
- Experiential area
- Priests consultation meeting point
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEEThe cultural program is managed by the SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE of DEVOTIO:
Claudia Manenti, architect, head of Dies Domini - Centro Studi per l'architettura sacra e la città, Fondazione Card. Giacomo Lercaro, Bologna
Emanuele Cavallini, architect, Centro Studi Architettura e Liturgia - THEMA, Pescara
Don Stefano Culiersi, director of the Liturgical Office - Diocese of Bologna
Padre Andrea Dall'Asta SJ, director of Raccolta Lercaro, Bologna e Galleria San Fedele, Milan
Barbara Fiorini, architect
Giovanni Gardini, vice director Faenza-Modigliana Diocesan Museum, professor of iconography and Christian archaeology
Don Paolo Tomatis, president of Professors of Liturgy Association, director of the Liturgical Office - Diocese of Torino, member of National LIturgical Office Consultancy - CEI, professor of liturgy
Don Amilcare Zuffi, liturgist and priest - Diocese of Bologna