Art and Architecture for Congregational Worship: The Search for a Common Ground. (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press) 2019.
God’s House Is Our House: Re-Imagining the Environment for Worship. (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press) 2006. A 225-page award-winning book with illustrations.
Designing Future Worship Spaces: The Mystery of a Common Vision. Number 8 in the Meeting House Essay series. (Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago, IL) 1996. Out of print.
Through the Eye of a Rose Window: A Perspective on Church Art and Architecture (San Jose, CA: Resource Publications) 1984. Out of print.
Forewords and Chapters in Books or Other Publications
Possibly available digitally in my Archives except where noted (NA)
TO BE PUBLISHED IN 2023: "Moving Forward: Liturgical Transformations in the Roman Catholic Church” in Liturgy 38:1 Edited by Melinda Quivik and Andrew Wymer. (New York, NY: Taylor & Francis).
TO BE PUBLISHED IN 2023: "Relational Churches in the Future: As the Tide turns" in Shaping the Assembly by Thomas O'Loughlin (Dublin IRE: Messenger Publications).
TO BE PUBLISHED IN 2023: "Jewish Values Shaped By Sacred Space" in a book on the work of Rabbi Lawrence Hoffman. Edited by by Rabbi Lisa Grushcow, Ph.D. and Rabbi Joseph Skloot Ph.D. (Millburn, NJ: Behrman House).
“Trends in Christian Places of Worship: Similarities and Differences” in Sacred Architecture in East and West, Cyril Hovorun, editor. (Los Angeles, CA: Marymount University Press) 2019. A paper delivered at the 2015 Ecumenical Symposium on Sacred Space.
“Le Cattedrali Negli Stati Uniti. A keynote address delivered 16th International Liturgical Convention, Bose, Italy. Transformazione e Innovazione” in La Cattedrale, a cura di Goffredo Boselli, (Edizioni QiQajon, Communità di Bose) 2019.
FOREWORD in John Nava, Sacred Material: The Art of the Tapestries of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Santa Monica, CA: Angel City Press) 2017, 7.
“Preaching in a Digital Age” in E. Foley, C. Vincie, R. Fragomeni, Eds. A Handbook for Catholic Preaching, with Anthony Collamati and Alex Zenthoefer (Collegeville: The Liturgical Press) 2016, 254.
“Reaching for the Numinous” in Julio Bermudez, Transcending Architecture: Contemporary Views on Sacred Space. (Washington DC: Catholic University Press) 2015.
“Architektur für den Gottesdienst” in Liturgiereformen in den Kirchen. Eds Gordon W. Lathrop, Martin Stuflesser. (Regensburg: Verlag Friedrich Pustet) 2013, 177.
“Secure the Stakes: Church Architecture in Windy Times,” in The Art of Tentmaking: Essays in Honor of Richard Giles. (Norwich, UK: Canterbury Press, 2012) 1-12
“The Arrangement and Furnishings of Churches for the Celebration of the Eucharist” in the Commentary on the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, with Mark E. Wedig, OP. (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2007) 351
"Architecture for Christian Worship: The Emerging United States Experience" in Theology in Built Environments, Editor, Sigurd Bergman (New Brunswick NJ: Transaction Publ. 2009) 223.
FOREWORD - “John Nava’s Tapestries: A Union of Theology, Art and Architecture” in Art for the Cathedral. (Los Angeles, CA: Judson Studios) 2002.
FOREWORD “The Threshold of Transformation.” Robert Graham: The Great Bronze Doors for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. By Jack Miles, Peggy Fogelman and Noriko Fujinami. (Wave Publications, Venice, CA,) 2002.
“God’s House Is Our House, Too.” In Incongruities: Who Are We and How We Pray. Eds. Fitzgerald, T. and Lysik, D., (Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago, IL, 2000) 45.
FOREWORD to Architecture for the Gods - Book One by Michael J. Crosbie features three of my projects. (Victoria, Australia: Images Publishing Group) 1999. St James Cathedral, Seattle, WA 82, St. Thomas More, Paducah, KY 96, and St. Stephen’s Church, Warwick, NY 142.
“Worship Spaces to House the Many Presences of Christ.” In The Many Presences of Christ. Eds. Fitzgerald, T. and Lysik, D., (Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago, IL, 1999) 196.
“Contributions to Religious Art and Architecture: Looking Through a Rear View Mirror.” in Finding Voice to Give God Praise. Ed. Hughes, K., (The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 2002) 14.
“Worship Environments: Between No More And Not Yet.” In Traditions and Transitions. Eds. Bernstein, E. and Connell, M. (Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago, IL, 1998) 178.
“Where We Learn Shapes Our Learning.” R. Hiemstra, Ed., in Creating Environments for Effective Adult Learning. New Directions For Adult and Continuing Education, (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1991, no. 50) 23.
“Not by Taste Alone: Aesthetics for Worship.” In The Environment for Worship (Washington, DC: USCCB and The Catholic University of America, 1980) 77.
Possibly Hard Copies Available in my Archives except where noted (NA)
"Art, Architecture & Our Search for the Sacred" an hour long DVD produced live at Corpus Christi University Parish Church in Toledo, OH. (Deeper Dimensions, Inc. Granada Hills, CA) 2006
A CBS Religious Special. “Sacred Spaces: More Than Steel and Stone.” A televised interview, June 2005.
Radio interview with Charles Osgood, The Osgood Files, August 2003.
Articles in Magazines or Journals
Possibly available digitally in my Archives except where noted (NA)
BOOK REVIEW: Art and Theology in Ecumenical Perspective. Timothy Verdon, editor. In Art and Christianity (No. 106 Summer 2021).
BOOK REVIEW: American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow, Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975 by Catherine R. Osborne in Worship (July 2022, Volume 96) 282.
“Willy J Malarcher Remembered” in Faith & Form (Vol 52, No 2, 2019) 27.
“The Response of Eco-theology to Climate Change” in Faith & Form (Volume 52, Issue 3, 2019) 6. The last issue of this interfaith journal on religion, art and architecture.
“When is Sacred Not Sacred?” in Faith & Form (Volume 50, Issue 1, 2017) 6.
BOOK REVIEW: “Come Into The Light: Church Interiors for the Celebration of Liturgy” by Daniel McCarthy, OSB and James Leachman, OSB. in Worship (July 2019, Volume 93) 276.
“The Stones Still Cry Out - The Art and Architecture of Robert E. Rambusch in Worship (April 2019, Vol 93) 110.
“A Bob Rambusch Remembrance” in Faith & Form (Vol 50, No 3, 2017) 46-47.
“In Between No More and Not Yet” in Faith & Form (Vol 50, No 3, 2017) 25.
“The Nature and Relevance of ‘Sanctuary’” in Faith & Form, (Vol 50, No 1, 2017) 6.
“The Way of Pilgrims in a 21st Century Cathedral” in Liturgy: A Journal of The Liturgical Conference (Volume 32, Number 3, July-September 2017) 47.
"Repurposing Places of Worship" On St. Vincent de Paul Church Albany, NY in Traditional Building: The Professional's Resource for Public Architecture, December 2015, p. 62-63
“Standing on Holy Ground: Encountering Revelation in Sacred Space” in Liturgy: A Journal of The Liturgical Conference (Volume 31, Number 1, January-March 2016) 42.
“A Dialog on Sacred Space” with Ozayr Saloojee, in Faith & Form (Volume 48, Issue 3, 2015) 26.
“What’s Past Is Prologue” in Faith & Form (Volume 48, Issue 3, 2015) 38.
BOOK REVIEW: “The Architecture of Barry Byrne: Taking the Prairie School to Europe by Vincent L. Michael in Worship (July 2015, Volume 89, Number 4) 375.
“Architecture for Worship: Portraits of Re-Formation” in Studia Liturgica, (Vol 44, 2014) 118. The closing major address at the 26th Congress of Societas Liturgica, Würzburg, Germany, August 10, 2013
“Sacred Ancestors: Images of Unity and Peace” in Faith & Form (Volume 47, Issue 1, 2014) 20.
“Avenues to the Holy” in Faith & Form (Volume 45, Issue 4, 2012) 45.
“Worship Centers: Places of Myth or Magic” in Worship Facilities Designer (Raleigh NC: Production Media, Inc) Fall, 2012
“Worship Space Today,” with Roberto Chiotti in America magazine, May 23, 2011, Vo. 204, No. 17) 14.
“The Language of Liturgical Space: Archetypes or Clichés” in Worship, (Volume 86, Number 1, January 2012). The text of the address given to the Academy upon receiving the Berakah Award, January 2011.
“The Language of Liturgical Space: Archetypes or Clichés” with Lawrence Hoffman introduction in (NAAL Proceedings, January 2011) 21.
“What is IFRAA: A Look at the Group’s History and Purpose” in Worship Facilities Designer (Raleigh NC: Production Media, Inc) Fall, 2011 Preview Edition
“The Changing Face of Religion in America: What Does It Mean for Architects and Artists” in Faith & Form (Volume 44, Issue 3, 2011)
“Liturgical Technology, Social Media and the Green Church.” In Liturgical Ministry, Collegeville, The Liturgical Press (Volume 20, Spring 2011)
BOOK REVIEW: The Sacred In-Between: The Meaning of Architecture by Thomas Barrie in the IFRAA eJournal (AIA Knowledge Network, Spring 2011)
BOOK REVIEW: The Sacred In-Between: The Meaning of Architecture by Thomas Barrie (in Faith & Form, No 2., 2001, 33.) Same as in eJournal.
BOOK REVIEW: Seeking the Sacred in Contemporary Religious Architecture by Douglas R. Hoffman in the IFRAA eJournal (AIA Knowledge Network, Fall 2010)
BOOK REVIEW: Sacred Power Sacred Space: An Introduction to Christian Architecture and Worship by Jeanne Halgren Kilde in Worship (September 2010, Volume 84, Number 5) 471.
“Shaped By What We Shape: How the Environment for Worship Affects Ritual Behavior” in Liturgy (Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis Group Volume 25, Number 1, 2010) 4.
“The Search For Symbolism in Religious Architecture” EJournal of the American Institute of Architects, Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture, Fall 2009
"Ecclesiology and Church Design: A Balancing Act in Times of Transition" in Colloquium: Music, Worship, Arts (New Haven CT: Yale Institute of Sacred Music) Volume 4, Autumn 2007) 50.
Built of Living Stones: Seven Years Later … A commentary on the US Bishops’ Pastoral Instruction on Church art and Architecture, in Liturgical Ministry, (Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, Vol. 17, May 2008) 85.
“Keeping Balance in Times of Transition.” in Faith & Form, 2007, Vol 40, No. 3) 18.
“Things to Remember When Building or Renovating Your Church” March 7, 2007. Online source of Envision Church series no longer available.
“Houses For Worship: Emerging Trends.” In Faith & Form, The Interfaith Journal on Religion, Art & Architecture, Volume XL, Number 3, 2007.
“Cathedrals for the 21st Century” in Ministry & Liturgy, 2006, Vol 33, No. 4, 5.
"Pilgrimage to Sainthood: The Solanus Casey Center" in Faith & Form, a Journal of the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture, Volume 39, Number 1, 2006.
“Commissioning Art for the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.” In Faith & Form, Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture, Volume 37, Number 3, September 2004.
“Architecture for Worship: Re-Thinking Sacred Spaces in the Contemporary United States of America.” In Colloquium: Music, Worship, Arts, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University, New Haven, CT. (Vol. 1, September, 2004) 113.
“A Master Plan for Art.” The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Faith & Form, (Vol 39, No. 1, 2004) 18.
“Building And Renovating Places Of Worship.” in America, (Vol. 189, No. 14, November 3, 2003)
“Designing Places For Worship In a Post-Conciliar Age: Forty Years Of Mixed Blessings.” National Bulletin on Liturgy. The Canadian Catholic Conference of Bishops. Ottawa, Ontario. Number 175, Volume 36, Winter 2003) 238.
“The Role Of The Arts In Seminary Education: Connecting The Human And The Divine.” The Seminary Journal, NCEA Seminary Dept., Washington, DC., Spring 2003
“Broken, Saved, Honored and Shared: The Place for Reserving Eucharist” in FDLC Newsletter (Dec 1999-Jan 2000) 37-39. A reprint of the Sep 1997 LTP Assembly article.
“A House for the Church: Structures for Public Worship in a New Millennium” in Worship, Collegeville, MN, May 2000, Volume 74, Number 3, page 194.
“The Architectural Setting for the Music Ministry.” National Bulletin on Liturgy. The Canadian Catholic Conference of Bishops. (Ottawa, Ontario. Vol. 31, No. 154, Fall, 1998) 156.
“Broken, Saved, Honored and Shared: The Place For Reserving Eucharist.” In Assembly. University of Notre Dame. Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago, IL. Vol. 23, No. 5, September 1997.
“Liturgical Design Consultants: Who Are They and What Do They Do?” In Faith & Form, Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture, Washington, DC, (Vol. XXX, No. 3, 1997)
“Toward A Systematic Methodology for the Evaluation of Worship Environments.” Proceedings of the North American Academy of Liturgy, (January 1995) 105-113.
“Planning Space for the Music Ministry.” Pastoral Music. (December-January 1995) 35-38.
“The Future of Worship Spaces in America.” Catholic World, (March-April 1994) 88-92
“The Community Table.” Modern Liturgy, (1992, 19, 4) 17-19.
“Art, architecture, ecology are wings worship flies on.” National Catholic Reporter. (December 13, 1991) 21-22.
“Music Space Locations” in Modern Liturgy (March 1991) 5.
“My Favorite Worship Space” in Modern Liturgy, (1990, Vol 17, No. 4) 5.
“The Adult Learning Environment: Importance of Physical Features.” With R. Hiemstra. International Journal of Lifelong Education. 1988, 7) 185-195.
“Holy People: Holy Church.” Pastoral Music, April-May, 1988, 12 (4), 27-29.
A Four-Part Series on the Environment for Worship in Service: Resources for Pastoral Ministry, Editor, Jean Marie Hiesberger. Ramsey, NJ: Paulist Press, 1985.
“Shaping Spaces For Lifelong Learning.” In Lifelong Learning, 1984, 9 (1), 4-7, 28.
“American Culture vs. American Worship.” Pastoral Music, December-January, 1982, 6 (2), 24-33. A reprint of “Arresting the Decline of Quality.”
“Aesthetics and Worship.” In Building and Renovation Kit for Places of Catholic Worship, Section IV, ed. Bill Brown (Chicago, IL: Liturgy Training Publications, 1982),172-3
“Building or Renovating?” in Pastoral Life, 1981, Vol. 30, No. 3, 28.
“Arresting the Decline of Quality.” in Liturgy, 1981, 1 (4), 51-59.
“Advice for Church Building Committees.” in Pastoral Life, 1980, Vol. 29, No. 5, 30.
“The Christian Water Bath,” in Liturgy, January-February, 1980, 25 (1), 25-28.
My review of Environment and Art in Catholic Worship, in Celebration Newsletter, August 1978, 5.
“The Aesthetics of Entry,” in Faith & Form, Vol XI, Spring 1978, 18.
Many articles in Newspapers by or about my work are also available