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   Excerpts from the Roman Missal

                                                                         ("Book of the Chair')


Excerpts from the Roman Missal (also known formally as the "Book of the Chair") represents a worthy and welcome solution to a commonly voiced concern:  The Roman Missal is a large and heavy book, difficult for alter servers                 (who are often children) to hold for the celebrant and to carry around the sanctuary.  Developed by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and approved by the Vatican, Excerpts includes only those texts of the Missal                      that are used by the celebrant at the chair. The resulting volume is approximately half the size of the full Missal.

Book of Chair 8.5 x 11 LEATHER:  $115.00

Book of Chair 8.5 x 11 CLOTH:      $  92.00

Book of Chair 7 x 9 CHAPEL SIZE $  83.00

The Order of Confirmation
Ritual Para La Confirmacion

The Order of Confirmation/Ritual para la Confirmación has an updated English translation that the Holy See approved with its recognitio in 2015. Beginning on Pentecost 2016, this text becomes the required English translation for the Order of Confirmation for use in the United States. The Spanish-language text of the rite is also included.

The bilingual text includes rites for the following: Confirmation within Mass, Confirmation outside Mass, and Confirmation for a Person in Danger of Death. It also has Confirmation prayers from the Roman Missal and lists the lectionary readings that can be used.

The bilingual text is presented on beautiful natural white paper with a royal-red bonded leather hardcover and gold-foil cover art. The 8 1⁄2” by 11” pages offer easy-to-read text with with three ribbon markers (red, blue & gold).

$49.95 each


Children's Liturgy of the Word 2017-2018

Children’s Liturgy of the Word provides liturgy preparation pages and liturgy guides for every Sunday and Holyday of Obligation. Each liturgy guide includes words of dismissal for the priest celebrant, an open and closing prayer, petitions for the Prayer of the Faithful, and the full text of an interactive homily/feflection that connects the Word to the life experiences of children.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word allows the power of the liturgy to act on children, facilitating their growing relationship with God and allowing them to testify to their own experiences of God’s presence. Instead of following a traditional classroom model of a lesson followed by an activity or game, this resource closely follows the structure of the Liturgy of the Word being celebrated in the main assembly, as stipulated by the Directory for Masses with Children and the introduction to the Lectionary for Masses with Children. This resource makes leading a liturgically appropriate celebration of the Word easy, even for inexperienced leaders.

Paperback, 8 x 10, 272 pages
1      $30.00 each 
2 - 4 $25.00 each 
5 +   $20.00 each


2017 Lectionary for Mass Supplement

This new resoure gathers in one convenient volume those additions or changes that have been made to the current four-volume Lectionary for Mass published between 1998 and 2002.  Additions or modifications made to theLectionary affect the Proper of Time, the Proper of Saints, Ritual Masses, Masses for Various Needs and Occasions and Votice Masses.

The proper Psalms for the Extended Form of the Vigil Mass for Pentecost have been added.  The four Old Testament Readings are provided in their appropriate sequence, with the proper Psalm following each Reading.

The Readings and Psalms for the Mass for Giving Thanks to God for the Gift of Human Life, previously located through the four-volume Lectionary, are now collected altogther.  They may be used on the Day of Prayer

for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children (January 22) or on other occasions focusing on the dignity of human life.  In the Proper of Saints:  Includes Canonizations since 2002, Liturgical Celebrations Transferred to

New Dates, and Suggested Readings by the Holy See added.

Hard cover 8.5 x 11, 128 pages

$21.95 each; 10% added for shipping.

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