3rd Edition of the Roman Missal

USSCB website information on the 3rd Roman Missal: http://old.usccb.org/romanmissal/

This website from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops provides plenty of information on the 3rd Roman Missal. Click on to the above link and explore through the various resources that will explain the reasons for the new Mass translation.


Click on the above link to read the new translation of Mass that will begin on November 27, 2011.
Changes in the People’s Parts: http://old.usccb.org/romanmissal/samples-people.shtml  See a side-by-side comparison of the current and new translations. Don’t forget to click on the Commentary links to read the reasons for the changes.



There is a new emphasis on returning to the traditions of our Church by reintroducing chant with the new translation. Click on the above link and print out the musical notations which you can bring with you to Mass. Learn to sing the Mass and not just sing at Mass.


Click on the above link to watch the videos and learn how to chant the Mass. With the new translations of the Gloria, the Sanctus, and the Memorial Acclamation debuting in September at St. Joachim’s, these videos are a very useful tool to prepare ourselves for the 3rd Roman Missal.



General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM): http://old.usccb.org/liturgy/current/GIRM.pdf


Want to read the official rubrics (rules) of Mass? Click on the above link and read through the 399 articles that a seminarian learns in order to celebrate Mass properly. (Note: the GIRM will be updated with the release of 3rd Roman Missal)


Lifeteen has done 4 excellent  videos that explain succinctly the reasons for the new Mass translation. Originally intended for young people, theses videos are great for any age.


This is the study program that is being used at Saint Joachim’s to prepare parishioners for the 3rd Roman Missal.



No comments yet

Comments are closed

QR Code Business Card