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Music for Catholic Worship - New Hymnal for Canada

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 13:29

A new hymnal for Canada, Music for Catholic Worship was named and approved by the Permanent Council of the CCCB.  There will be a Pew Edition, Choir Edition and coil bound Instrumental Edition.  Instrumental parts will not  be included in the Choir Edition.  Discounted prices (through Diocesan Offices) will be $20, $50 and $90 respectively.  It is estimated they will be available in Lent 2020.  Digital editions of the Choir and Instrumental editions will be available as well.  A format for projectioin is currently being worked on by CCCB Publications.  For more details on the Hymnal and the approved content please see the announcements below.


"Music for Catholic Worship": Fact Sheet on New Hymnal

Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00


FACT SHEET on New National Hymnal

  • Available in 3 versions
    • Pew*
    • Choir (much more manageable in size than CBW III)**
    • Instrumental**

* Information on projection option forthcoming

** Hardbound and E-book formats

  • Mass texts as per the 2011 Roman Missal
  • 10 Mass Settings
  • Musical settings of the NRSV Psalms matching the Lectionary: Sundays and Solemnities (the only Psalm settings approved for use in Canada)
  • Settings for Morning Prayer
  • Settings for Evening Prayer
  • Over 400 Hymns from many genres appealing to a variety of liturgical music ministries, talent and instruments:
    • Covering all the Seasons of the Liturgical Year
    • Additional Communion hymns
    • For Funerals
    • For Weddings
    • For Ritual Masses
    • For Eucharistic Adoration
  • Favorite hymns retained with some returning from CBW II
  • Introduction of fresh texts with some familiar tunes
  • Comprehensive indexing to assist with appropriate music selections
  • Donation acknowledgement inserts for donor purchases

Hymnal Content As Approved by The Episcopal Commission.

Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Hymnal Content As Approved by The Episcopal Commission For Liturgy and The Sacraments
subject to Approval By The Permanent Council of The CCCB.

Please click here for the Hymnal Content list.


Excerpts from the Roman Missal & Order of Christian Funerals: Supplement for Celebrations with Cremated Remains - Available June 2018

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:00

Excerpts from the Roman Missal and the Order of Christian Funerals: Supplement for Celebrations with Cremated Remains are currently in production.  Anticipated completion date is June 2018. 

Pre-order by phone or e-mail to ensure immediate delivery. (1-800-769-1147 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )


References to Excerpts from the Roman Missal and Lectionary: Weekdays Update

Friday, 08 June 2018 07:55

In anticipation of the release of Excerpts from the Roman Missal we have produced a “supplement with references” for the 2017-2018 and the 2018-2019 ORDO on the NLO website.

Please note: the Lectionary:Weekdays has been further delayed at the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.  Unfortunately, there is no new estimated time for completion of the approval process.  Updates will continue when available.


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