Dr Jason McFarland - School of Theology (Faculty of Theology and Philosophy)

Assistant Supervisor – Only eligible to supervise with a fully accredited Principal or Co-supervisor


Dr Jason McFarland is Lecturer in Liturgical Studies and Sacramental Theology and Assistant Director of the ACU Centre for Liturgy. He has many years of teaching experience at the university level in the areas of Liturgical Studies, Theology, and Music. He has taught at The Catholic University of America (Washington, DC), St Norbert College (De Pere, Wisconsin), and The University of South Dakota (Vermillion, SD). As a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, he taught at Zunyi Normal College (Guizhou, China) from 2012-14.


Phone :+61297014334 (Strathfield)
Email :jason.mcfarland@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Liturgy, Sacramental Theology, Ritual Studies ;

Methods Expertise

Contextual theology, Liturgical theology ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Music in Liturgical Studies, in Ever Ancient, Ever New: A Collection of Essays on Sacred Music in Honor of Leo Nestor


Commentaries on the Roman Missal and Book of Blessings, in Sourcebook of Sundays, Seasons and Weekdays 2018


A Miao Funeral Chant in Guizhou China: Translation and Preliminary Findings, in Annual Meeting of the North American Academy of Liturgy


Universal Norms for the Liturgical Year and General Roman Calendar: An Introduction, in The Liturgy Documents, Volume One: Essential Documents for Parish Worship


Mass Antiphons and the Dialectic of Liturgical Genre and Translation, in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the North American Academy of Liturgy


Announcing the Feast: The Entrance Song in the Mass of the Roman Rite