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Office of Worship and Sacramental Formation

Julie Grace Males, Director
Alexandra Danter, Bilingual Administrative Assistant

Welcome to the web pages of the Office of Worship and Sacramental Formation

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.

Fall Confirmations
at the
Archdiocese of Baltimore

Archbishop Lori will confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on adult baptized Catholics on October 9, 2016 during the 4:30 p.m. Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Candidates interested in being confirmed must contact their local parish for preparation and registration. Parish staff, catechists, and volunteers can find information for the celebration here. For other questions, please contact Alexandra Danter (Alex), Bilingual Administrative Assistant for the Office of Worship and Sacramental Formation.

Liturgical Resources

Roman Missal Resources and Links Archdiocesan information

Holy Communion under Both Kinds: Response from the USCCB Secretariat for Divine Worship, October 29, 2011. See the accompanying Archdiocesan Memo.

  • Prayer of the Faithful - How can your community write better and more relevant intentions for the Prayer of the Faithful? View this helpful guide.

By his taking flesh and coming among us, Jesus has touched us, and through the sacraments he continues to touch us even today; transforming our hearts, he unceasingly enables us to acknowledge and acclaim him as the Son of God. In faith, we can touch him and receive the power of his grace. Pope Francis. Lumen Fidei, no. 31, June 29, 2013

Sacraments of Initiation
Baptism & RCIA - USCCB
Confirmation-USCCB; Age for Confirmation-USCCB
Adult Confirmation Dates:
Spring: Sunday May 15th (Pentecost) at 3:00pm.
Reconciliation-USCCB; USCCB Pastoral Exhortation on the Sacrament of Reconciliation
Anointing of the Sick-USCCB
Anointing of the Sick-USCCB
Anointing of the Sick-USCCB
Holy Matrimony
Holy Orders
Archdiocesan R.C.I.A. information. More information and new templates for the Rite of Acceptance/ Rite of Welcoming and other resources:

Liturgical Ministers

Musical Ministers Find more information ( about musical opportunities in the archdiocese.


Sacramental Catechesis from Pope Francis

Sacramental Formation

Eucharist-USCCB ,

Sacraments of Healing

Sacraments of Vocation and Service

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults