Past Public Resource

 

'KEEP IN MIND': PRAYERS & PRACTICES FOR REMEMBERING THE DEAD DURING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER (2020)

This resource includes: 

  • An introduction

  • About the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed

  • Lectionary citations for the Masses for the Dead

  • Announcement from the Vatican regarding the Extension of November indulgences for the Dead

  • A Reminder about the Mass in a Time of Pandemic

  • Praying the psalms

  • Select Prayers from the Order of Christian Funerals

  • Best Practices for Parishes – Remembering the Dead in a  time of Covid

  • Music Suggestions

  • A prayer for those who have died from Covid-19

You have permission to share this resource with your parishes and constituent groups  (including the prayer on page 11).

 

ADVENT-CHRISTMAS SEASONAL PREPARATION AID 2020 (YEAR B): ENGLISH  |  SPANISH

This resource includes:

  • Information regarding preparing liturgies during the pandemic

  • Handouts which you might provide for families and the homebound (about the Advent Season, the Advent Wreath, and the Jesse Tree)

  • Full text for a Rite of Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution (to be used in regions where permissible) including Readings, Alternative Readings, Sample Penances, & Music Suggestions

  • The Liturgical Year Calendar Advisory                                                                     

  • Lectionary Readings for Sundays and Solemnities (Year B)                                                                           

  • The Proclamation of the Birth of Christ   (to be sung before Mass)

  • Proclamation of the Date of Easter (to be sung on the Solemnity of the Epiphany)

  • The O Antiphons (December 17-24)

  • Information about the FDLC  

 

LITURGY PLANNING AID FOR THE GREAT NINETY DAYS (2020): ENGLISH  |  ESPAÑOL

Once again, the FDLC offers a liturgical preparation aid for Lent, the Sacred Paschal Triduum, and the Easter Season.

The document contains:

  • A full presider’s text for the “Rite of Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution”

  • Sample Music Suggestions

  • Sample Penances

  • A Liturgical Year Calendar Advisory

  • Frequently-asked Questions and Their Answers

  • A summary of the Lectionary readings for Sundays and Solemnities

  • Preparation sheets for the Rites belonging to the Period of Purification and Enlightenment

  • Preparation sheet for Palm Sunday

  • Preparation sheets for the Sacred Paschal Triduum

  • An Order of Service for Evening Prayer on Easter Sunday evening

Many thanks to the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (USCCB-CCD) and to the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL) for their kind permission to share copyrighted material.

 

For Immigrants, Migrants, and National Unity

 

"In Every Age, O Lord, You Have Been Our Refuge" - Liturgies and Prayers in Response to Recent Events (August 2018): ENGLISH  |  ESPAÑOL

 


 

YEAR OF MERCY (2016-2017) RESOURCE ARCHIVE

Part I: Introduction to Year of Mercy

Part II: Holy Door

Part III: A Liturgy Preparation Aid for the Seasons of Advent and Christmas

Official Rites for the Opening of the Holy Door and the Closing of the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Part IV: A Liturgy Preparation Aid for Lent, Triduum, and the Easter Season

First - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Works of Mercy - Prayer Cards

Weeks 14-22, July and August

Weeks 14-22, July and August (Abbreviated)

Weeks 23-30, September and Mid-October

Weeks 23-30, September and Mid-October (Abbreviated)

Weeks 31-CTK, Mid-October and November

Contrition and Conversion | Spanish

Examining Your Conscience | Spanish

How to Celebrate the Sacrament of Penance | Spanish

Lent and Reconciliation | Spanish

Some Thoughts about Sin | Spanish

Why Do I Have to Tell My Sins to a Priest? | Spanish

Praying in Summer I: The Love of the Shepherd