|Advent Reconciliation Service
|Guide for the Rite of Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution for the 2013 Advent Season.
|Liturgy Preparation for Lent, the Sacred Triduum, and Easter Time
||This resource from the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions contains a Rite of Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution, Readings, Sample Penances, Music Suggestions, Frequently-Asked Questions, A Liturgical Calendar for the Seasons of Lent, Triduum, and Easter, The Lectionary for Mass – Cycle A, Preparation Sheets for the Sacred Paschal Triduum, and Links to Additional Resources from the USCCB.
|The Sacred Triduum
||This document contains all of the directives from the Roman Missal for the Triduum celebration.
|Sunday Celebration of the Liturgy of the Word in an Emergency Situation
||This Liturgy of the Word document contains the information needed for leading a Sunday Celebration in the Absence of a Priest. This particular liturgy is to be used in an actual emergency only and not for convenience.
|Liturgical Ministers' Certificates
||Link to guidelines and form for requesting certificates for persons commissioned to the ministry of Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion or Lector. (To be submitted by the pastor or a delegated parish staff member)
|Roman Missal Related Links
||Links to websites from Catholic leadership, videos, and other study resources on the Roman Missal.
|Guide for the Preparation of the Confirmation Liturgy
||Confirmation Liturgy document intended for those at the parish who are responsible for preparing the Confirmation liturgy. It contains the information needed about all the options available to parishes this particular liturgy.
| How to Receive Communion in the Hand
||During his Easter sermon in the year 348, St. Cyril of Jerusalem instructed the newly-baptized in his congregation on the proper way to receive Holy Communion by hand. Complete with an easy to read diagram, this handout may be placed in your parish bulletin for all parishioners to reference.
|Handbooks and Prayer Cards
||Handbooks available through the Archdiocese of Detroit Print Shop:
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) | Lectors | Adoration of Blessed Sacrament | Layperson's Manual: Communion of the Sick
Order a printed copy or download the PDF version. Other resources are available.
|Questions & Answers
||Find answers to questions about RCIA, Ash Wednesday, Lent, Patronal Feast, Mass Intentions, Parish Liturgical Ministries and more.
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