Category Archives: Sacraments

RCIA – Celebrating the Scrutinies

On the Rites page, you can find RCIA resources for Lent, including texts for celebrating the Scrutinies (on the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays of Lent) with the Elect – those journeying towards Baptism. Here is a brief history of … Continue reading

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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults at the Easter Vigil

As use of the revised Order of Confirmation is mandatory from Easter 2016, this affects texts used at the Easter Vigil. From the Bishops’ Conference Liturgy Office, here is the text of Appendix I from the Rite of Christian Initiation … Continue reading

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Year of Mercy: 24 Hours for the Lord

This weekend sees a worldwide celebration which is an integral part of Pope Francis’ Jubilee Year of Mercy. 24 Hours for the Lord will run from Friday 4th to Saturday 5th March. Read more about it here. In his Message … Continue reading

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Marriage and Confirmation: new translations

The Bishops of England and Wales have approved the new translations of the texts to be used for Confirmation and Marriage, which have now been given their recognitio by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments. These will be … Continue reading

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