Recent News from the Holy See

May 14 · The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (CDWDS) gives a recognitio to the English translation of hymns for the 2nd edition of the Liturgy of the Hours. Hymns will be published by the USCCB and are authorized for...

Prayer Resources in the Absence of Mass

As was announced yesterday, all Masses in the Archdiocese of New York will be canceled beginning this weekend, March 14-15, 2020, due to continued concern surrounding the coronavirus, and at the advice of medical experts. In light of these developments, members of the...

Planning the Funeral Mass

The Order of Christian Funerals [OCF] states that family members of the deceased should take an active part in planning the funeral Mass. In coordination with the parish, they should arrange the place and time for the Mass and participate in the selection of texts and...