Announcements

Mass in Time of Pandemic

Friday, 03 April 2020 10:25

On March 30, 2020 the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments issued a Decree concerning the texts for Mass in Time of Pandemic.

 

Good Friday Solemn Intercession

Friday, 03 April 2020 10:19

The Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments issued a decree for a proposed intention to be added to the Solemn Intercessions for the Celebration of the Passion of the Lord on Good Friday this year.

 

Decrees concerning new liturgical texts for the extraordinary form of the Roman rite

Friday, 03 April 2020 10:02

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has released two decrees and explanatory notes concerning new liturgical texts for the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite.

 

Decree Cum sanctissima (in Latin only) concerning the liturgical celebration in honour of the saints in the extraordinary form of the Roman rite and an explanatory Note.

 

Decree Quo magis (in Latin only) approving seven new Prefaces for the extraordinary form of the Roman rite, together with an explanatory Note.

   

DECREE In time of Covid-19 (II)

Friday, 03 April 2020 09:34

Considering the rapidly evolving situation of the Covid-19 pandemic and taking into account observations which have come from Episcopal Conferences, the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments offers an update to the general indications and suggestions already given to Bishops in the preceding decree of 19 March 2020.

 

New English-language ritual for "Ordination of a Bishop, of Priests, and of Deacons"

Thursday, 05 March 2020 09:30

CCCB Publications announced that the Ordination of a Bishop, of Priests and of Deacons is now available for purchase. Having received confirmatio from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, this publication contains the newly translated English-language texts (2018).

This is the sole English-language translation and version hereby approved for use in the Dioceses of Canada immediately upon publication. Its use is mandatory beginning on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles, 29 June 2020.

Information for purchasing this publication is found at CCCB Publications or by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by phone (1-800-769-1147).

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