2022 Advent & Christmas Liturgical Preparation Aid

Our free, seasonal booklet to help prepare liturgies during the Advent and Christmas seasons is now available. Feel free to share it among your parishes and schools. It includes:

  • a full text for the Rite of Reconciling Several Penitents with individual Confession and Absolution
  • Alternate readings, sample penances, music suggestions
  • A liturgical calendar advisory
  • A list of lectionary readings for Sundays and solemnities
  • The Proclamation of the Nativity of the Lord  (to be used at the Christmas Vigil)
  • The Proclamation of the Moveable Feasts (to be used on Epiphany)

For additional resources, please also see our Seasonal Resources Page

As always, we are grateful to the International Commission on English in the Liturgy and the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine/USCCB for their kind permission to duplicate their copyrighted material.

Published by FDLC

Since 1970, the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions has served the clergy and faithful of the dioceses of the United States by providing leadership, scholarship, and resources to aid in the authentic implementation and celebration of the liturgy.