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Order of Blessing the Oil of Catechumens and of the Sick and of Consecrating the Chrism

The Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales published the revised translation of the “Order of Blessing the Oil of Catechumens and of the Sick and of Consecrating the Chrism” from the Roman Pontifical, and distributed it to Bishops in February … Continue reading

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Liturgical texts for St Mary Magdalene, St John XXIII and St John Paul II

The English translation of the liturgical texts for theFeast of St Mary Magdalene (including the new Preface),for St John XXIII, and St John Paul II, have received the confirmatio of the Holy See and are now available for download from the … Continue reading

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Texts for the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Eternal High Priest (Thursday after Pentecost)

In 2013,  Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Eternal High Priest was inserted into the proper Calendar of England and the proper Calendar of Wales, with the rank of feast, on the Thursday after Pentecost. This new feast was celebrated for … Continue reading

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St John Henry Newman – Liturgical texts

The Bishops’ Conference Liturgy Office has provided liturgical texts – readings and prayers – for Mass and the Divine Office on the Feast of St John Henry Newman, celebrated on 9th October. Readings are provided from the Jerusalem Bible and … Continue reading

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Liturgical Calendar 2019: Year C – the Year of Luke

The new liturgical year begins on the First Sunday of Advent, 2nd December 2018. The Calendar notes on the Liturgy Office website provide information about feasts and seasons and the Cycle of Prayer intentions. Further details to follow from the … Continue reading

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Liturgical Calendar 2018: Year B – the Year of Mark

The new liturgical year began on the First Sunday of Advent. The Calendar notes on the Liturgy Office website provide information about feasts and seasons and the Cycle of Prayer intentions. The monthly pages for the liturgical year 2018 are now … Continue reading

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Cycle of Prayer – Model Intercessions

The Cycle of Prayer is how the various days of special prayer are organised into a whole year’s calendar. When it was created in 1996 the hope was that parishes and communities would reflect, pray and act on the various … Continue reading

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Liturgical Calendar 2017: Year A – the Year of Matthew

The new liturgical year began on the First Sunday of Advent. The Calendar notes on the Liturgy Office website provide information about feasts and seasons and the Cycle of Prayer intentions. The monthly pages for the liturgical year 2017 are now … 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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Liturgical Calendar 2016: Year C – the Year of Luke

The Calendar notes on the Liturgy Office website provide information about feasts and seasons and the Cycle of Prayer intentions. The monthly pages for the liturgical year 2016 are now available. As well as the web pages there is a downloadable … Continue reading

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