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...

Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Loreto

On October 7, Pope Francis inscribed the optional memorial of Our Lady of Loreto into the General Roman Calendar; this celebration will be observed on December 10. While proper liturgical texts will have to be translated into English and Spanish before receiving the...