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2022 FDLC National Meeting
Ars Celebrandi: Something More is Required
Full Meeting: October 4-6, 2022| Study Day: October 5 | New Orleans, Louisiana
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- New Apostolic Letter: Desiderio DesideraviOn the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, the Holy Father has released a new Apostolic Letter, Desiderio Desideravi, on the liturgical formation of the People of God. Its title is drawn from Luke 22:15 – “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.”
- Prayers for the Community of UvaldeHeavenly Father, You are the source of life and the seat of all wisdom…
- Liturgy Preparation AidSolemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ June 19, 2022 On June 19, 2022, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) launches a Eucharistic Revival initiative. Over the next several years, the dioceses of the USA will recommit ourselves to our Eucharistic identity and will reaffirm our faith in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. We believe that the best way to increase faith in the eucharist is the full and authentic celebration of the Mass – the source and summit of ourContinue reading “Liturgy Preparation Aid”
- Optional Text for Good Friday Solemn Intercession: For Peace in UkraineThe Roman Missal states that “in a situation of grave public need, the Diocesan Bishop may permit or order the addition of a special intention” (Roman Missal, The Passion of the Lord, no. 13) in addition to the ten solemn intercessions which are provided for the Good Friday Liturgy. Sample (Austria Bishops Conference): (Translations courtesy of Fr. Michael Lewis and Fr. Ivan Montelongo, Diocese of El Paso. Music engraved by Peter Kolar.) Sample (Diocese of Albany):
- Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary: March 25, 2022Pope Francis has invited all the Bishops of the world and their local Churches to participate in an Act of Consecration on March 25 to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. “…I intend to carry out a solemn Act of Consecration of humanity, and Russia and Ukraine in particular, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Since it is fitting that we should invoke peace with our hearts renewed by God’s forgiveness, the Act of Consecration will take place within a Celebration of Penance to be held in Saint Peter’s Basilica at 5:00 p.m., Rome time. The Act itself will take placeContinue reading “Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary: March 25, 2022”
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