Liturgy

Advent Calendar

Archbishop Eamon Martin has launched a specially commissioned Advent calendar on the homepage of the Irish Catholic bishops’ website www.catholicbishops.ie. Archbishop Eamon said, “I am delighted to launch our new Advent calendar which each day up to Christmas Eve...

Introducing the New Missal – part 2

Why the Irish Church is introducing the new Missal, when we will start to use it, the changes we can expect from September 2011 and the changes we can expect from November 2011.

The new Translation of the Roman Missal

Picture shows Bishop Gerard Clifford, Ms Orla Walsh and Ms Colette Dower reading the New Missal.
Brief video explanations on the importance of having a good translation of the Roman Missal; whether the Mass is going to change; and, why are we getting a new edition of the Roman Missal?

Bishops welcome the new edition of the Missal

PRESS RELEASE 19 April 2011 Bishops welcome the new edition of the Missal The new edition of the Roman Missal will be introduced at Mass from the first Sunday of Advent, 27 November 2011.  The changes to the current text that affect the congregation are relatively...

Introducing the New Missal – Questions and Answers

Find out here answers to: whether the Mass is changing; what is the Roman Missal; when and why are we getting a new edition; is the Catholic Church in Ireland alone in introducing the new Missal; what differences can we expect at Mass from September 2011; where do I find the changes in the people’s prayers at Mass; why the response ‘And with your Spirit’; what differences can we expect in November 2011; and, what should we, as a faith community, reflect on as we prepare to use the new Missal?