The USCCB’s Divine Worship Secretariat has announced that the mandatory implementation date for the Misal Romano, Tercera Edición for use in the United States will be the First Sunday of Advent, December 2, 2018.  The Misal may begin to be used as of Pentecost Sunday, May 20, 2018.  There will be three publishers of this ritual book: Catholic Book Publishing, Liturgical Press, and Magnificat.

These publishers have announced that the ritual edition of the Misal Romano will be available for purchase as of May 1, 2018.  The Liturgy Office will be hosting a workshop on the new features and implementation of the Misal Romano in the spring.  More details concerning this workshop will be announced shortly.