Resources

From daily reads to planned journeys, discover a library designed to fulfill a diocesan community.

Liturgical Ministries
Ministers of Holy Communion at Mass
From the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, comes a discussion on the function of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, and the liturgical norms regarding Eucharistic Ministers… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Catholic Teaching On The Eucharist & The Mass
“The miracle of God’s physical presence to us at every Mass is the truest testament to Christ’s love for us and His desire for each of us to have a… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Catechesis On The Eucharist
As ministers serving in the Catholic Church, the Eucharist is a central part of our worship. The Vatican provides a concise resource in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. This… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
More Than Just The Right Notes
The Second Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy brought about the concept of the music performed during Mass is more intentional and integrated in ways that suit both the… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Music and Instruments in the Liturgy
Providing music for Liturgical Services is a long-held tradition. During the twentieth century, musicians began to incorporate many different styles and instruments into the Mass. That is until the Second… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
First Rule For Readers: Remember That You’re Not A Public Speaker
According to author Russell E. Saltzman, “It is the readers’ job to read a passage into life so we may hear God’s story for us, first hand, for ourselves.” In… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Word Pronunciation Guide for Readers
The Biblical Word Pronunciation Guide from Net Ministries is designed to help Readers learn how to pronounce words from Sacred Scripture. Visit Site
Liturgical Ministries
The Reader at Mass
From the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops comes an article titled “The Lector at Mass” This article discusses the purpose of the reader and mass, and… Read More
Seniors
Embracing The Gift of Aging In The Church
“Thanks to the progress of medicine life-spans have increased: but society has not “expanded” to life! The number of elderly has multiplied, but our societies are not organized well enough… Read More
Seniors
Ministering to Seniors
In his article, author Michelle Van Loon recognized that churches that provide a ministry to seniors citizens often focus on social activities instead of study and fellowship. Loon’s article ask… Read More
Young People Today
What Your Teenage Catholic Daughter Needs & Thinks
Are you the parent of a teenage daughter? This can help you with understanding their relationship with faith, peers, technology, and the afterlife. This is a valuable resource as it… Read More

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