This Sacred Bond: A Pastoral Companion To The Order Of Celebrating Matrimony


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In 2016, the dioceses of the United States are welcoming the English translation of The Order of Celebrating Matrimony.  It may be used in the liturgy as of September 8, 2016 (The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary) and its use is mandatory in the dioceses of the United States on December 30, 2016 (the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph).

This book will be a useful guide for clergy, lay leaders, formation staffs, seminary professors, and others who will want to become acquainted with the contents of the OCM, the elements of its three distinct rites, and best pastoral practices.  Its appendix also includes helpful preparation sheets and prayers.

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Weight 1.1 oz
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .2 in