Liturgical Ministries
Corpus Christi Sunday
This year for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, every member of the clergy in the Diocese of Bridgeport has been asked by Bishop Caggiano… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Pope: Find Good Readers for Mass
“We must look for good readers!” the Holy Father said Jan. 31, in off-the-cuff comments during the general audience. Good readers and psalmists understand what they are reading and can… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
The Role of the Laity in the Church
That the laity have no agency in the church is not magisterial teaching; it is not, in fact, true. Yet it is the paradigm through which we relate to each… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Selected Readings for Liturgical Musicians
Bishop Caggiano told musicians in February that their job is to build a “bridge to the beautiful one.” We are at our best, the Bishop said, when we worship well… Read More
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Beauty and Liturgy: A Program for the New Evangelization
For many Catholics worshipping on a regular basis, the experience of liturgical beauty is noticeably absent from their lives. Churches, rather than eliciting awe and wonder from the worshipper, are… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Lift Up Your Hearts
Looking for a way to liven your Sunday liturgical experience this Lent? Spiritandsong.com is a virtual faith community, a place where Christians of all ages can experience faith-building music, online prayers,… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Altar Server Resources
Since formation for Altar Servers happens at the local level, we thought we would put together a collection of resources parishes could use when creating a manual or list of… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Selected Scripture for EMHCs
Your role as an Extraordinary Minister comes later in the Mass, but your attention to Scripture is still paramount to your ministry. To help with your reflections, we have put… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Selected Scripture for Readers
You are a reader at your parish, so you are familiar with Sacred Scripture. But when was the last time you spent time in prayer with the Scriptures? To help,… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Pope Francis on Sacred Music
Liturgical and sacred music can be a powerful instrument of evangelization, because it gives people a glimpse of the beauty of heaven, Pope Francis said recently at an international meeting… Read More
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The Real Presence of Jesus
On the night before he suffered and died, Jesus shared one last meal with his disciples. We remember this meal every time we attend Mass. We remember that, during this… Read More
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The Reader At Mass
Have you ever attended Mass and wondered to yourself if the person reading the Scriptures has ever even seen the words before? This article, by the USCCB, offers reflections on… Read More

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