Who We Are

The Committee on Divine Worship, a standing committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has the responsibility for all matters relating to the Sacred Liturgy for Latin Rite Dioceses in the United States.

Committee on Divine Worship

Most Rev. Steven J. Lopes
Bishop of the Chair of Saint Peter
Committee Chairman

Other Members To Be Announced


Laura Bertone
Chairperson, Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions

Rita A. Thiron
Executive Director, Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions

Vice President, National Hispanic Institute of Liturgy
To Be Determined

Other Consultants To Be Announced

Secretariat of Divine Worship

Rev. Andrew V. Menke
Executive Director

Rev. Dustin P. Dought
Associate Director

Silvina Cerezo
Multicultural Specialist

Matthew M. Godbey
Administrative Assistant

David K. Ringwald
Staff Assistant