Essential Documents for Parish Worship
In one convenient place, this volume assembles the essential, important, and current liturgical documents needed by pastoral ministers and students to prepare and learn about parish liturgical celebrations, especially for Sunday celebrations. This fifth edition has been updated to include the revised documents found in the third edition of The Roman Missal, recent documents from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and important encyclical letters. Pastoral overviews are provided for each document. These overviews explain the theology, purpose, and authority of each of the included documents. The Liturgy Documents, Volume 1: Fifth Edition also includes introductions to the Rites, a detailed index and a glossary of terms related to liturgical documents and liturgical law. It provides ready access to the following primary documents:
- Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy
- Dies Domini
- General Instruction of the Roman Missal
- Norms for the Distribution and Reception of Holy Communion Under Both Kinds
- Universal Norms on the Liturgical Year and the General Roman Calendar
- Ecclesia de Eucharistia
- Redemptionis Sacramentum
- Lectionary for Mass: Introduction
- Book of the Gospels: Introduction
- Sing to the Lord: Music in Divine Worship
- Built of Living Stones
- Fulfilled in Your Hearing
- Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest
- Directory for Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest
- Gathered in Steadfast Faith
Joyce Ann Zimmerman
Joyce Ann Zimmerman, CPPS, is the director of the Institute for Liturgical Ministry in Dayton, Ohio, and is an adjunct professor of liturgy, liturgical consultant, and frequent facilitator of workshops. She is consultant to the Committee on Divine Worship and has published numerous scholarly and pastoral liturgical works. She holds civil and pontifical doctorates of theology.
Michael S. Driscol
The Liturgy Documents, Volume I: Fifth Edition gathers in one resource the essential curriculum for those responsible for preparing for the celebration of Mass within the local community. This volume introduces each document with a scholarly overview offering theological, liturgical and pastoral insight into its content s and its significance.
- Kathleen Harmon, SNDDEN, PHD, Music Director for The Institute for Liturgical Ministry
A fundamental resource for liturgical ministry, pastoral practice and ministerial education.
- Daniella Zsupan-Jerome, PHD Assistant Professor of Liturgy Catechesis and Evangelization, Loyola University New Orleans