The Liturgy Documents, Vol 1: Fifth Edition


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The Liturgy Documents, Vol 1
Fifth Edition

Essential Documents for Parish Worship

In one convenient place, this volume assembles the essential, important, and current liturgical documents needed by pastoral ministers and students to prepare and learn about parish liturgical celebrations, especially for Sunday celebrations. This fifth edition has been updated to include the revised documents found in the third edition of The Roman Missal, recent documents from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and important encyclical letters. Pastoral overviews are provided for each document. These overviews explain the theology, purpose, and authority of each of the included documents. The Liturgy Documents, Volume 1: Fifth Edition also includes introductions to the Rites, a detailed index and a glossary of terms related to liturgical documents and liturgical law. It provides ready access to the following primary documents:

Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy
Dies Domini
General Instruction of the Roman Missal
Norms for the Distribution and Reception of Holy Communion Under Both Kinds
Universal Norms on the Liturgical Year and the General Roman Calendar
Ecclesia de Eucharistia
Redemptionis Sacramentum
Lectionary for Mass: Introduction
Book of the Gospels: Introduction
Sing to the Lord: Music in Divine Worship
Built of Living Stones
Fulfilled in Your Hearing
Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest
Directory for Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest
Gathered in Steadfast Faith



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