2017-2018 Diocesan Liturgical Calendar
The official diocesan calendar for the 2017-2018 liturgical year is now available. The calendar contains a new appendix with seasons and solemnities outlining when a Funeral Mass, Funeral liturgy outside of Mass, Wedding Mass, or a wedding ceremony outside of Mass is permitted. Click here to download and view the document.
2017-2018 Advent/Christmas Advisory
The 2017-2018 Advent/Christmas Advisory is now available. It contains useful information regarding the seasons of Advent and Christmas including important information regarding the the obligations for the Fourth Sunday of Advent and Christmas Masses. Click here to download and view the document.
Supplement to the Lectionary for Mass
On April 1, the Bishops of the United States officially released the new Supplement to the Lectionary for Mass. Please see the March/April 2017 Praenotanda for details regarding the supplement and publishers.
Vatican Instruction regarding the burial of the deceased
and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation, Ad resurgendum cum Christo
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith published the instruction Ad resurgendum cum Christo on October 25, 2016 regarding the burial of the deceased and the conservation of the ashes in the case of cremation. The full text is available in both English and Spanish.
Resources for the Order of Celebrating Matrimony, Second Edition
The following resources are available for the Order of Matrimony, Second Edition:
- Liturgical planning
- Music Resources
The Offices of Liturgy and Music support the work of our Bishop as chief liturgist of the Diocese by modeling and supporting a vision of the Liturgy as set forth by the Second Vatican Council, promoting the “full, conscious, and active participation” of our people, encouraging the gifts of our rich diversity as a multicultural Church, collaborating with the Bishop’s office and other Diocesan offices in preparing Diocesan liturgies, assisting parishes through resources, guidelines, workshops, and responding to questions, directing the work of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission, the Diocesan Music Committee and its sub-committees, administering the Orlando NPM Chapter (National Association of Pastoral Musicians) and maintaining the resources of our Liturgy Library as a lending library for parish staffs.
Director of Music
Director of Liturgy
Manager, Offices of Liturgy & Music