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LITURGICAL YEAR - CALENDAR
 
   

 FROM THE DIRECTOR
Todd Williamson

 

CLICK ON THE ICON ABOVE for the Lent / Easter Issue of The Collect, the quarterly Newsletter of the Office for Divine Worship! Pass it along and share it with other members of your parish staff. We welcome your feedback and any comments!


A Free Lent and Easter Resource from the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions
An Order for a Lenten Communal Reconciliation Service,
Lenten Scriptures, Liturgical charts, and more
Click Here

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From the FDLC and the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, a collection of Mystagogical Reflections on the Collects and the Prayers after Communion for the Sundays and Feasts of Lent
Click Here

Collects and Prayers after Communion for the Sundays and Feasts of Easter
Click Here

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Lenten Regulations on Abstinence and Fasting

in English, Spanish and Polish

Click here


 

Triduum information in Polish and Spanish:

 TRIDUUM PASCHALNE 2015

 EL TRIDUO PASCUAL 2015


 

Forms to request delegation to Confirm a baptized Catholic at the Easter Vigil

Click here to download the forms issues by the Office for Canonical Services.

 


  UPCOMING ODW PROGRAMS AND EVENTS:

Click on the links for more information about any of these upcoming offerings.

Programa de seis sesiones
Marzo 25, Abril 8,15,22,29 y Mayo 6, 8pm-10pm
Mision San Juan Diego, Arlington Heights, IL
 
 
RCIA BASICS SERIES
Monday nights: April 13, 20, 27 and May 4
Sacred Heart Parish, Winnetka
Click here for Registration Form
 
Monday nights: June 1, 8,15, and 22
St. John of the Cross,  Westchester
click here for registration form
 
 
The Sacraments and Social Justice: Celebrating Gaudium et Spes
featured speaker: Rev. Paul Turner
Wednesday, April 22: 7pm, Dominican University
 
 
LITURGY BASICS SERIES: Renewing Our Worship
Tuesday Evenings, May 19—June 23; 7:00—9:00
St. Thomas of Villanova Parish, Palatine, IL
click here for registration form
 
Thursday evenings, May 28-July 2; 7:00-9:00
St. Mary, Star of the Sea Parish, Chicago, IL
click here for registration form
Offered twice as a 6-part series which can be taken as a unit or individually, this course is excellent, comprehensive training for the whole liturgy team. It is designed as an introductory course for those new to liturgical planning, but can also serve as a refresher for more experienced members of the team. Topics include such areas as: An overview of Catholic Liturgy and Ritual; Environment and Art; Liturgical Music; Seasonal Planning, etc.

 

Multi-Publisher Music Reading Session
Monday, June 8, 11:30-3pm - St. Francis of Assisi, Orland Park
Thursday, June 11: 7-9:45pm - St. Edmund, Oak Park
Gather with choir directors from around the archdiocese to sing through packets of music from several different publishers. Music for SATB choirs, 2 and 3 part choirs, and music especially for children's voices will be featured. $20 registration fee includes all music and lunch or refreshments. Registration is required - see the flyer for more information and a registration form.
 
 

 


NEW FOR 2015: LTP Virtual Workshops

LTP VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ON THE SCRIPTURES OF
LENT AND EASTER
This is a great opportunity for preachers, RCIA Teams, Catechists and Musicians!
 
 
Click here to download a schedule of workshops for your RCIA TEAM or for your LITURGICAL MINISTERS!

 


 Upcoming Events and Programs around the Archdiocese

Click on the event/concert title for an informational PDF flyer.
 
*To include your parish or regional concert or event,
contact Wendy Silhavy at wsilhavy@archchicago.org
 
St. Christopher Music Ministry
Phil and Amy Switalski, directors
Thursday, March 26, 7pm
St. Christopher Church, 147th and Keeler
 
Niles Metropolitan Chorus and soloists/Musica Lumina Orchestra
Marek Rachelski, conductor
Sunday, March 29, 3:00pm
St. John Brebeuf, Niles
 
St. Xavier University Chapel Choir
Monday, March 30, 7:00pm
 
Brecksville-Broadview Heights H.S. Orchestra and Choir, Ohio
Wednesday, April 1: 7:00pm
St. Michael's Church, Old Town
 
Stations of the Cross
St. Gall Church, Chicago
55th & Kedzie
Good Friday, April 3rd, 12pm
 
Friday/Saturday, April 24/25
St. viator Church, 4170 W. Addison, Chicago
 
Sacred Heart Parish, Palos Hills
James Grzadzinski, director
June 7 and July 1 - 7pm; July 12 and August 9 - 4pm
 
2015 Summer Study in Rensselaer
For information on the Three-Day Intensive courses, June 28-30 and July 1-3, along with information on the Master's degrees, Diploma, and the Chicago Series in Liturgical Music, click here.

 

 

 


 

Inclusion of names in the Eucharistic Prayer

The Office for Divine Worship has received inquiries in regard to the request of Archbishop Cupich that the name of Cardinal George be included in the Eucharistic Prayer (cf., remarks he made at the conclusion of his Mass of Installation).

The wording for this would be:

“…Francis our Pope, Blase our Bishop and Francis our Bishop-Emeritus…..”


 

 

 

 

Mystagogical Reflections on the Collects and the Prayers After Communion of the Roman Missal, for Sundays and Holydays of the Liturgical Year of Grace!

Go to: www.fdlc.org

 


 

 

 

 


   En Espanol pueden ver lo siguiente:

Serie de cuatro sesiones sobre las Etapas del RICA

Para más detalles por favor comuníquense con Jackie Moyeno (312)534-8012
jmoyeno@archchicago.org

  


 

THIRD EDITION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL AND OTHER LITURGICAL RITES

     The Committee on Divine Worship of the USCCB has recently offered clarification in regard to those parts of the Roman Missal that are also part of other Liturgical Rites.

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