CURRICULUM VITAE: The Rev. John Thomas J. Lane, SSS

In more detail, for those who have requested it: 

Vowed to Consecrated Life:
 
15 August 1988, 
Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament

Ordained 
: presbyter [priest]: 
20 June 1992 

Current positions:

Pastor, Saint Paschal Baylon Roman Catholic Church, Highland Heights,OH 2009-
  Columnist, Emmanuel Magazine, Highland Heights, Ohio, 1996-

  Liturgical consultant

  Vocation Minister 

Education: 

• Master of Arts in Theology: Liturgical Studies, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 1998. 

• Master of Divinity, specialization in Word & Worship, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL,1992.

• Bachelor of Music, Music Education,, University of Akron, Akron, OH, 1987.

Significant Professional Experiences:

  • Web master for "blessedsacrament.com" 1997-2006
  • Pastor, Saint Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, Albuquerque, NM, 2003-2008
  • Pastor, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Houston, Texas, 1999-2003
  • First Consultor for Formation & Planning, Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, 2002-2006
  • Vocation Director, Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, Highland Heights, Ohio, 1995-2000, 2004- 
  • Campus Minister/Sacramental, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH, 1996-1999
  • Adjunct Faculty, Ursuline College Graduate Ministry Program, Pepper Pike, Ohio, 1998-1999
  • Actor, role of Jesus Christ, The Death That Brought Life, A Parish Passion Play, Corpus Christi Church, Houston, TX, 1998
  • Liturgical Consultant, WorkHouse Architects, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1997-2000
  • Diocesan Director of Liturgy, Diocese of Salt Lake City, UT, 1992-1996
  • Instructor Lay Ministry/Diaconate Formation Program, Diocese of Salt Lake City, UT, 1992-1996
  • Parochial Vicar, Saint Martin de Porres Church, Taylorsville, UT, 1992-1996.
  • Co-Director & Music Director, Godspell, A Parish Musical, Corpus Christi Church, Houston, TX, 1992
  • Diaconate and Pastoral Associate, Corpus Christi Church, Houston, TX, 1991-1992.
  • Campus Minister, The University of Chicago, IL, 1990-1991
  • Chaplain, Clinical Pastoral Education, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Summer 1990.
  • Music Instructor, K-12, Akron, Kirtland and Beachwood School Districts, OH, 1983-1987.
  • Music Director, Tetelestai, 1985 , Cleveland Preforming Arts Ministry, [and played several parts] 1981-1985.
  • Youth, Music & Liturgy Director, Divine Word Catholic Church, Kirtland, OH,1984-1987.
  • Youth Group Choir Director,, Saint Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, Highland Heights, OH,1979-1984. 
  • Founding Member, Liturgy Committee, Saint Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, Highland Heights, OH, 1974-1980

Liturgical Art & Architecture Consultation:        

• St. Thomas More, Glendale, AZ, 2001-2003

• St. Francis of Assisi, Provo/Orem, UT, 1998-2000

• St. Gelasius Church, Chicago, IL, 1997

• Utah Sister of St. Benedict, Convent Worship Space , Ogden, UT, September 8, 1997 with Sr. Marilyn Mark, OSB

• As diocesan director of liturgy, Salt Lake City, UT 1992-1996 (20 church/mission projects throughout the state)

• Our Lady of the Meadows, Pueblo, CO, Fall 1994

Publications:

• Prayer in the Presence of the Blessed Sacrament (4 parts):Today's Liturgy, Portland, OR: OCP Publications, 2005/6.
• Book Reviews: http://www.blessedsacrament.com/theology/emmanuel/lane8.html
• “Sacristy Security,” with Byron Miller, CsSR, Ministry & Liturgy Magazine, July 2000
• “Communion of the People,” Manna: Volume 3, Houston: Center for Eucharistic Evangelizing, August 1999.
• “Gestures in the Liturgy,” Manna: Volume 3, Houston: Center for Eucharistic Evangelizing, August 1999.
• “Real Presence,” AIM Magazine, Fall 1999.
• Emmanuel Magazine [1987- 1997, articles, book reviews, poems and from January 1998, monthly column on liturgy]
• The Messenger [1993 to 1999,monthly column on Questions & Answers in liturgy and theology]
• Modern Liturgy Magazine, 3 articles
-most recent “Communion for the communion ministers,” November 1998
http://www.blessedsacrament.com

Consult on documents:
  • Communion Minister Guidlines, Archdiocese of Santa Fe
  • RCIA Guidelines, Diocese of El Paso
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Diocese of El Paso 

Major Addresses/Organization Events:

  • Southwest Liturgical Study Week Workshop, Austin, TX, January 2006: Popular Piety and Devotion
  • Southwest Liturgical Study Week Workshop, Dallas, TX, January 2005: How to Begin the Liturgy of the Hours in your parish
  • HOLY COMMUNION OF THE SICK: PASTORAL CARE TO THE HOSPITALS AND HOMEBOUND
  • . Our own pastor will be hosting an archdiocesan workshop for new and experience Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Deacons, Priests, Chaplains and Liturgists on Saturday, September 18, 2004 & October 2004 in Santa Fe (repeated twice in October 2005)
  • Developing Skills for the Ministry of Cantor, May 15, 2004 & April 2005: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Prayer in the Presence of the Blessed Sacrament,  March 13, 2004: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Southwest Liturgical Study Week, January 14-16, 2004: Cheyenne, Wyoming
    • Current Practices for Benediction and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
      • This workshop will examine Holy Communion and Worship of the Eucharist Outside of Mass, the Order for Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, and the latest Vatican document on popular piety and devotion. Suggestions for parish rituals will also be given.
    • WORKSHOP 2: How and Who Makes Liturgical Choices for Eucharist?
      • This workshop will review the principles of adaptation in the Order of Mass and assist in examining the rubrics of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal. Whether the new edition of the GIRM is available or not, this workshop will look at the features or places where presiders, liturgical committee members and sacristans have choices and options within the Eucharistic liturgy.
  • Prayer Before the Blessed Sacrament Workshop, Organizer, Houston, Texas, May 13-16, 2003, Cleveland, Ohio (organizer)
  • Southwest Liturgical Study Week, January 13-17, 2003: Workshops on Popular Devotions
  • Southwest Liturgical Study Week, January 16-20, 2002: Workshop on Ministers of Communion
  • Prayer Before the Blessed Sacrament Workshop, Organizer, Houston, Texas, September 17-21, 2001
  • National Meeting of Liturgical Commissions, Organizer, Liturgy Committee Coordinator, FDLC, Cleveland, OH, October 10-14, 1999
  • Diocesan Pastoral Congress, Workshop Presenter: How to Teach Vocation Ministry, Diocese of Salt Lake City, UT, September 12, 1998
  • LITES Eucharistic Congress Workshop Presenter: Eucharistic Theology Today, Highland Heights, OH, August 1, 1998
  • Cantors in the 90's: Diocesan Workshop, Diocese of Salt Lake City, UT, February 21, 1998
  • Diocesan Pastoral Congress, Workshop Presenter: The Holy Spirit & Eucharist, Diocese of Salt Lake City, UT, September 6 & 7, 1997
  • Utah Forum on the Catechumenate, Major Speaker: Celebrating the RCIA Well, April 13, 1997
  • Parish Mission, St. Mary Church, Montrose, CO, 1-4 March 1997
  • Southwest Liturgical Conference Study Week, Host, Diocese of Salt Lake City, 17-20 January 1996.
  • Diocesan Pastoral Congress, Organizer, Workshop Presenter: Various liturgical topics:, The Catechumenate, Children’s Liturgy, Liturgy of the Hours, Diocese of Salt Lake City, September 1993, 1994, & 1995.
  • Reflection Day: Mary, Advent & Priesthood, Diocese of Pueblo, Pueblo Deanery, 12 December 1994
Memberships & Committees:
  • National Association of Pastoral Musicians
  • Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions, Board Member
  • Southwest Liturgical Conference, Board of Director
  • National Religious Vocation Conference
  • Priests’ Eucharistic League
  • Association of Consultants for Liturgical Space
  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe Diocesan Liturgical Commission (2003- ), chair 2004-
  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe Youth Advisory Committee (2004-
  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe Liturgy Committee (2004-
  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe Music Committee (2004-
  • Archdiocese of Santa Fe Ecumenical Commission (2003-
  • Province of Saint Ann Planning Commission & Formation Commission (1996-
  • Province of Saint Ann Vocation Council (1996-
FORMER SIGNIFICANT Memberships:
  • President, Southwest Ministerial Association 2001-2003
  • Braes Interfaith Ministries Board of Director 2000-2002
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