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The Office of Worship provides tools and resources that support parishes with the preparation of liturigcal celebrations and with liturgical formation.

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Communion Rite Posture Resource: Elements of the Catholic Mass video series

Posted on: March 27, 2019

This video series, produced by The Liturgical Institute, Saint Mary of the Lake University, Chicago, IL, contains much helpful information on why we do what we do during Mass. Episode 11, "Unity and Diversity," addressed some issues similar to Communion Rite Posture, and may be helpful.

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Communion Rite Posture Resource: General Instruction of the Roman Missal, third typical edition

Posted on: March 28, 2019

The liturgical regulations of the Church for celebrating Mass.

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Communion Rite Posture Resource: Letter from Bishop Perez

Posted on: March 27, 2019 | File size: 135KB

A letter to the Faithful from Bishop Nelson J. Perez, D.D., intended to be published in parish bulletins on the Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday), April 28, 2019.

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Communion Rite Posture Resource: Posture During Mass Chart

Posted on: March 26, 2019 | File size: 41KB

A chart showing all the normative postures the Church asks of us during Mass, with documentation. You may wish to also read the referenced sections of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, third typical edition, which is found on the USCCB website, and is linked to in the Resources section.

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FDLC 2021 Advent-Christmas Preparation Guide

Posted on: November 9, 2020 | File size: 969KB Download

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Liturgical Policies

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Age for Confirmation

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | File size: 72KB

CDC policy on the appropriate age for the celebration of the sacrament of Confirmation.

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Clarification on Communion Services in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | File size: 78KB

Clarification on Communion Services in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

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Deacons Assisting at Mass in the CDC

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | File size: 1.29MB

Instruction for Deacons assisting at Mass in the CDC.

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Eulogies/Words of Remembrance at Funeral Masses

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | File size: 79KB

CDC policy on eulogies

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Instruction: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Assisting at Mass in the CDC

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | File size: 368KB

The guidelines for extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion in our diocese.

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Liturgical Publications

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Newsletter: Committee on Divine Worship (USCCB)

Posted on: January 3, 2019 Open Link

Liturgical Year and Calendar

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2021 Annual Liturgical Calendar and Notes

Posted on: November 16, 2020 | File size: 6.47MB Download
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2021 Diocesan Solemn Annual Exposition Calendar

Posted on: November 2, 2020 | File size: 262KB Download
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2021 Mass for Life Seating Chart REVISED

Posted on: January 21, 2021 | File size: 140KB Download
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Advent and Christmas Resources for Families from the FDLC

Posted on: November 20, 2020 | File size: 142KB Download
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Advent-Christmas During the Pandemic

Posted on: October 9, 2020 | File size: 1.42MB

Powerpoint slides from the October 10, 2020 webinar

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Blessing of an Advent Wreath

Posted on: November 9, 2020 | File size: 132KB Download
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Blessing of an Advent Wreath at Home

Posted on: November 9, 2020 | File size: 59KB Download
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CDC Annual Liturgical Calendar

Posted on: August 19, 2019 | File size: 7.05MB Download
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Days on which a Ritual Mass may not be Celebrated

Posted on: October 22, 2020 | File size: 79KB Download
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Wedding Within the Mass of the Day Chart

Posted on: May 16, 2019 | File size: 84KB

A chart outlining a Wedding Within Mass when the Ritual Mass for Marriage may not be used.

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Music

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"How Can We Sing a Song to the LORD?" webinar ppt slides

Posted on: August 17, 2020 | File size: 3.13MB Download
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Instruction: Music at the Celebration of Mass in the CDC

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | File size: 52KB

CDC policies on music at Mass.

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Music and Copyright

Posted on: March 5, 2019 | File size: 60KB

Information on properly citing and reprinting music and texts in worship aids.

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Musician Salary Guidelines

Posted on: July 9, 2019 | File size: 90KB Download
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Substitute Musicians

Posted on: August 3, 2020 | File size: 88KB Download
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Virtual Choir Tutorial webinar

Posted on: November 12, 2020 | File size: 12.24MB

Becky Harper's ppt slide presentation from our 2020 Nov 10th webinar

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Publications

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Holy Love Decree

Posted on: September 13, 2019 | File size: 58KB Download

RCIA

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Team RCIA

Posted on: January 3, 2019 Open Link

Sacraments

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Baptism Sponsors - Orthodox Christians

Posted on: November 11, 2019 | File size: 8KB Download
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Confirmation and the Code of Canon law

Posted on: August 19, 2020 | File size: 96KB Download
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Confirmation liturgy planning form

Posted on: August 19, 2020 | File size: 260KB Download
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Gluten Intolerance, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Reception of Holy Communion

Posted on: October 1, 2019 | File size: 47KB Download
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Ritual Guide for Confirmation During the Pandemic - revised 8/22/2020

Posted on: August 22, 2020 | File size: 263KB Download

Vatican & the USCCB

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Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments

Posted on: January 3, 2019 Open Link
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Holy See / Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (Vatican II)

Posted on: January 3, 2019 Open Link
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Liturgiam Authenticam (CDWDS)

Posted on: January 3, 2019 Open Link
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Liturgy of the Hours

Posted on: January 3, 2019 Open Link
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USCCB Committee on Divine Worship

Posted on: January 3, 2019 Open Link

Worship

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2020 Litany of Loreto

Posted on: November 16, 2020 | File size: 16KB Download
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Family Prayers when gathering for Mass is not possible

Posted on: March 17, 2020 | File size: 220KB Download
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Ordinary Ritual of Communion to the Sick by an emHC

Posted on: November 20, 2020 | File size: 101KB Download

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