Liturgical Resources

On this page, you will find various guidelines and instructions that assist in the preparation and implementation of liturgical celebrations.


Catechesis on the Mass

Links to Pope Francis’ catechesis on the Holy Mass delivered in fifteen parts from November 17 – April 2018, delivered during his weekly General Audience at the Vatican.

Topics by collective dates:

Initial Considerations

November 8 – December 13, 2017

 

Introductory Rites

December 20, 2017January 10, 2018

 

Liturgy of the Word

January 31February 14, 2018

 

Liturgy of the Eucharist

February 28 – March 21, 2018

 

Concluding Rites

April 4, 2018

 


Confirmation Liturgies


Copyright

It is essential for parishes to be aware of copyright law in regards to reprinting text and melody for assemblies, and for projection purposes, during liturgies and other gatherings in the parish. If you have questions regarding copyright, please contact the Office of Worship.


Liturgical Celebrations

Advent and Christmas Seasons Resource
The Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions has prepared this free resource for the Advent and Christmas Seasons in collaboration with the USCCB and the International Commission on English in the Liturgy. You are free to use it as you wish in your parishes.

It includes:

  1. The complete text of a Rite of Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution
  2. Music suggestions
  3. Sample penances
  4. A liturgical calendar advisory for the Advent and Christmas seasons
  5. A summation of the seasons’ readings
  6. The Proclamation which may be sung on The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ (Mass During the Night)
  7. The Proclamation of the Date of Easter and the Moveable Feasts  (to be sung on the Epiphany of the Lord)

 

Lent and Easter
The Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions has prepared this free resource for the Lent and Easter Seasons in collaboration with the USCCB and the International Commission on English in the Liturgy. You are free to use it as you wish in your parishes.

It includes:

  1. The complete text of a Rite of Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution
  2. Music suggestions
  3. Sample penances
  4. A liturgical calendar advisory for the seasons
  5. A summation of the seasons’ readings

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Aaron Carpenter in the Office of Worship: 320-255-9068 or aaron.carpenter@gw.stcdio.org.