Liturgy Resources

News

March 24, 2020

Chrism Mass and Holy Week Guidelines

Click here to view guidelines

March 20, 2020

The Office of Liturgy awaits instruction from the Bishop

The Office of Liturgy and the Liturgical Commission submitted a recommendation sheet to the Bishop that factors in Vatican instruction and California state health regulations. We await a formal instruction on the plan ahead.

Additional Resources

Participate in Mass
Pray for our community and our world
  1. DSJ Prayer Booklet for Coronavirus – English and Spanish
  2. Daily Readings in English and Spanish
  3. Daily Prayer offered for free through Give Us This Day
  4. Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer recordings: http://catholictv.org/masses/notre-dame-mass
  5. Liturgy of the Hours text: http://www.universalis.com/-700/today.htm
  6. Pray the Rosary: https://therosary.online/#luminous
  7. Light a virtual candle: https://stjohnneumann.org/faith-miracles/light-a-candle-online/
  8. Free onelicense.net license available to download liturgical song sheet music for personal prayer: https://www.onelicense.net/
  9. Pray with liturgical music: (one playlist included here)
Continue deepening your knowledge of the liturgy and music through distance learning
  1. Build.Plant.Grow. For reflecting on the Sunday scripture
  2. Liturgical Training Publications virtual workshops
  3. Read Compassionate Christ, Compassionate People: Liturgical Foundations of Christian Spirituality by Bob Hurd (Kindle edition) (Bob spoke on this book at CaCMC 2019; the book is excellent and is medium difficulty)
  4. Musictheory.net to work on note reading, ear training, and other music theory skills
  5. Read the GIRM to refresh on what the Church calls us to do during liturgy
  6. Read Sing to the Lord: Music in Divine Worship to refresh on what the US bishops call us to do in serving as liturgical musicians
  7. Read Sacrosanctum Concilium to refresh on the spirit of the liturgy in light of Vatican II
  8. Read The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life by Joan Chittister (kindle edition): this book is easy – medium difficulty