Monthly Archives: February 2019

Pope Francis on the importance of liturgical formation and mystagogy

On Thursday 14th February, Pope Francis addressed the Congregation for Divine Worship in Rome. The subject of the Congregation’s plenary meeting was “The Liturgical Formation of the People of God.” Here is the English translation of his text, and a … Continue reading

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Study Guide: Catholic Liturgy

Written by liturgists – pastoral and academic – including our own Fr Jonathan How, this study guide offers an introduction to Catholic Liturgy. Covering the history, content and debates around the use of liturgy in the Catholic church, each chapter includes … Continue reading

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Dates for Musicians 2019

Here are details of dates and venues for the Rite of Election, Chrism Mass and other diocesan liturgies, events and opportunities for formation during the coming year. All are welcome to join the diocesan choir! On the morning of the Chrism … Continue reading

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RCIA – Rites and Celebrations during Lent and Easter

With Lent just under a month away, here are some key dates for RCIA teams in the coming weeks. The Rite of Election will be celebrated with Bishop Richard on Saturday 9th March at 2.30pm in Arundel Cathedral. RCIA co-ordinators should have received … Continue reading

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Holy Week Missal – People’s Edition

This Missal is designed to accompany you through Holy Week. As well as the texts for Mass for the week, it also includes brief reflections on the Mass readings by Dom Henry Wansbrough, and an appendix of prayers containing devotions … Continue reading

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“Book of the Chair” – Excerpts from the Roman Missal

The Excerpts from the Roman Missal Book (formerly known as the Book of the Chair) has been a much-requested publication since the publication of the new translation of the Roman Missal in 2010. The book contains prayers said by the presider from … Continue reading

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