Welcome to the web pages of the Office of Worship. This site is designed to reinforce, affirm and expand the offerings of the Office of Worship. We invite you to partake of the varied resources you will find here in the sincere hope that your liturgical experience on Sunday will continue to live in every moment of your daily life. May your spirit be nurtured and your questions answered. Mission of the Office of Worship
The Year of Faith: October 11, 2012 - November 24, 2013
"...They called the church together and reported what God had done with them and how he had opened the door of faith,,," (Acts 14:27) Porta Fidei
NEW! Catholicism Project - An outstanding online project by the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois to complement the Catholicism Series by Fr. Robert Barron. This includes a Journal Book, Questions, Handouts, a Prayer Book and a wide array of web resources and links.
USCCB Resources: Holy Communion: Gluten and Alcohol Intolerance
Archdiocese of Baltimore: Wine for Celebrating Eucharist.
USCCB Guidelines for the Reception of Holy Communion - Guidelines to be placed in all worship aids.
Prayer of the Faithful - How can your community write better and more relevant intentions for the Prayer of the Faithful? Here's a guide that you may find helpful.
Alliance for the Certification of Lay Ecclesial Ministers: If you're interested in learning about national certification as a Director of Worship/Liturgy, go to Alliance.
See new templates for the Rite of Acceptance/ Rite of Welcoming and other resources
Sacrament of Confirmation
For information on Group Confirmation Liturgies, Intercessions, guidelines for celebrating Confirmation with Archbishop Lori, go to Adult Confirmation.
RCIA - NEW Resources, Articles & Links