Welcome to the web pages of the Office of
Worship. This site is designed to reinforce, affirm and expand
upon the offerings of the Office of Worship. We invite you
to partake of the rich and varied resources you will find here
in the sincere hope that your liturgical experience on Sunday
will continue to live in every moment of your daily life.
May your spirit be nurtured and your questions answered.
NEWS AND EVENTS
Office of Worship Upcoming Events
This Spring, the Catholic Diocese of Richmond is pleased
to offer a retreat day for Liturgical Musicians, Ministers, and
Members of every congregation with a workshop titled “Texts we
Sing/ Songs We Live”, presented by Fr. Michael Renninger. There
will be 1 final workshop held. Please click on
the image below or
this link to
register. The workshop is on a Saturday from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
The workshop fee of $10 includes lunch.
"Please Join us for the rescheduled
3rd Annual Liturgy and Music Conference "Sing of the Lord's
Mercy" with Guest Speakers Robert Feduccia and Fr. Roc O'Connor,
SJ. Due to the winter ice storm we had in February, we had to
reschedule the event and both speakers have agreed to come this
June to speak on the Year of Mercy in relation to Music and
Liturgy! Registration is $20 and includes lunch. Please click on
the image below or
follow this link to register.
Holy Days to be observed in the United States in 2015
printable copy of the guidelines,
Missal 3 Workshop Resources:
On the First Sunday of Advent, 2011, Roman Catholics in the
United States began praying the Eucharistic Liturgy using the
third edition of the Roman Missal. This section on our webpage
is dedicated to assisting our communities in the work of
implementing the new Missal. While a great deal of catechesis
has already taken place, our task is just beginning. As we begin
to use this new Missal, we will be called to a deeper
appreciation of and engagement in the liturgy. Mystagogy is a
Roman Missal 3 Questions & Answers-used with the
permission of the Diocese of Davenport.
Here are some new
resources for celebrating
liturgy with children.
SCAP - Sunday Celebrations in the
Absence of a Priest
Recursos de CDAP:
Rito de CDAP (Word);
Recursos de Liturgia
Rite of Recognition for Lay Leaders of Prayer (SCAP)
Diocese now has a parish rite to officially recognize those
trained to preside at Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of
a Priest (SCAP).
Celebration of Recognition. For additional information
about the implementation of SCAP in the Diocese, click
Parishes should contact the Office of Worship to obtain
Certificates of Recognition.
of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions