2022 Advent Penitential Services

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and to the anniversary of Our Lord’s birth on Christmas. Click for a schedule of all the Advent Penitentials that parishes have sent to the Archdiocese:

ADVENT PENITENTIAL LIST

Liturgy

The Mass or ‘Liturgy’ is the center of Catholic Life. We gather for Mass along with Catholics all over the world to sit at God’s Eucharistic table as brothers and sisters. Learn more about celebrating Catholic Mass:

Liturgy Resources

  • Ordo, Lectionary, Liturgical Calendars, Hymnal, Publications, and Resources
    The entire collection is now available on-line on the CCCB Liturgy & Sacraments website. Liturgical calendars and Weekday Lectionaries are within the CCCB site here, and also in French.
  • Composing Catholic Prayers
    A helpful guide for anyone tasked with composing a prayer for a special occasion: click here to view and download.
  • Funerals
    Download our handy brochure which explains the vigil, funeral liturgy, rite of committal, and general information about Catholic funerals: A Guide for Planning Catholic Funerals.
    For printed copies of the booklet, please contact Sophie Chlebek Phone: 780-469-1010 ext. 2135
  • Liturgical Music
    The “revised” Guidelines for Liturgical Music are now available on the CCCB website: Click here.
    Specific sections will be updated as the Rituals are updated. In this resource, the Episcopal Commission for Liturgy and the Sacraments, assisted by the National Liturgy Office, aim to provide guidelines, which were approved by the Bishops of the English Sector of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. These guidelines may help the Church in Canada sing praises to the Lord when celebrating liturgies and to use musical styles, melodies, and musical instruments appropriate for the Church’s public prayer: Guidelines
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