Roman Missal Implementation
New Roman Missal Set for First Use on November 27, 2011
Below are materials to help you understand what has changed, how and why the language has changed, and what is new.
- 12/08/2010 Implementation Policy for the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
- Implementation of New Mass Music Settings - FAQs
- Information from the USCCB
- Sacred Liturgy in the Digital Age/Disposing of Old Sacramentaries - excert from USCCB CDW Newsletter (March-April 2011)
- YouTube videos on the Roman Missal and many more handouts. This official site offers a wealth of information, including the final text of the 2010 Order of Mass and the 12-Month Parish Calendar that is recommended for the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
- Roman Missal Publishers
Are you looking for resources for your parish? Here are a number of excellent ideas to help you get your community ready to welcome the new Missal.
- Roman Missal Resources for Children and Youth
- NPM Chant website - See, listen, and download all the chants in the 3rd edition of the Roman Missal.
- Parish Guide to Implementing the Roman Missal - From the USCCB, this guide includes practical resources to create the parish implementation plan including a calendar, ministry-specific suggestions, "to do" lists, bulletin inserts, homily helps, and a comprehensive bibliography of other available materials.
Region VII Resources
These resources were prepared by Region VII of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and are posted here with their kind permission:
- Prayers to help communities prepare for the new Missal.
- An extensive annotated bibliography on the Mass.
- A shorter version of the bibliography.
Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions
The FDLC has published a "Parish Assembly Kit" - which includes 3 pamphlets, as well as bulletin, website, and pulpit announcements, for use in parishes. The resources help to explain the changes that the new translation will bring as well as revisit the core principle of active participation in the liturgy.
Liturgy Training Publications - LTP
Liturgy Training Publications provides a variety of free resources for catechesis and formation: bulletin inserts, flyers, letters of invitation, podcasts, articles, homilies and links.
Articles and other Resources
Articles as well as videos available on the web, for individual use or for use as part of a parish's catechetical efforts. Includes a comparison of the 2008 and 2010 Orders of Mass.