posted on 17 October 2012
Resources to assist those entrusted with the responsibility of preparing the Liturgy for celebration - especially in schools.
Gathered together on this page are a range of resources prepared to assist parishes and individuals to celebrate Funerals according to the mind of the Church.
Texts from the now out-of-print Diocesan Supplement can now be downloaded from this website.
Guidance and resources for singing the Mass in parishes and schools
Resources produced for the diocese of Westminster for use in Stage 2 of Praying the Mass, together with resources produced by the Liturgy Office of the Bishops Conference of England and Wales.
Page updated 6th August 2011.
A range of resources are being produced to assist parishes and others begin to use the new edition of the Roman Missal.
This page seeks to gather the details of them all to assist those deciding what will best serve local needs.
This page was last updated on 6th August.
A guide to the use of music at Catholic funerals
Resources for parish use in cases where it is necessary to restrict the ways in which Holy Communion is distributed.
Guidance and resources regarding the burial of the ashes remaining after cremation.
A range of new liturgical formation resources prepared by the Liturgy Commission.
An introductory leaflet has been prepared to assist those with primary responsibility for the pastoral care and support of liturgical ministers.
The Liturgy Commission has produced introductory leaflets to assist parishes in providing opportunities for ministers to ‘step aside’ for prayer and reflection, for formation in the responsibilities entrusted to them.
The Liturgy Commission has produced a range of materials to help those who have a ministerial role in the celebration of the Liturgy of the Word understand their responsibilities.
The Liturgy Commission has produced a range of materials to help lay ministers called to serve as extraordinary (commissioned) ministers of Holy Communion, understand their responsibilities.
The Liturgy Commission has produced a range of materials to help those called to assist as musicians and singers in the liturgy to understand their role and responsibilities.
Spirit of the Season is a seasonal liturgy resource for teachers and for parish ministers working with children.
Prayers for the commissioning of Readers; Altar servers, sacristans, musicians and ushers; those who exercise other pastoral service; and for extra-ordinary ministers of Holy Communion.
A resource for parishes to use as they send to the Rite of Election those catechumens and candiates for that they have discerned are ready to celebrate the sacraments of Initiation at the Easter Vigil.
Those preparing for the Easter sacraments are invited to use the season of Lent to help them know more deeply their need of God's saving grace.
The Church is to celebrate the Scrutinies with those preparing for baptism. However often parishes are not familiar with the Scrutinies. A simple leaflet offers an introduction.
The diocese has prepared a rite, downloadable from this site, similar to the Scrutinies for use with those already baptised but who are preparing to complete their initiation, or to be received into full communion with the Catholic Church.
Arrangements of the gospel readings set for the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays of Lent in Year A and whenever the scrutiny rites are being celebrated.
These arrangements are espcially suited for use in catechetical sessions and times of special prayer.