Documents and Introductory Materials
Introduction

Chapter d17 General Bibliography for Sacramental/Liturgical Theology

Websites for Theology

Websites for Liturgy

Documents

Dictionaries

Sacraments

Liturgy

Catechetical Function of Liturgy

Videos

Periodicals

Your Personal Liturgical Library

Devotional Prayer

Spanish Language Materials

Websites for Theology

A great search engine for theology and liturgy:   http://scholar.google.com

Master Degree in Theology  Over 30 degree distance learning programs are listed on the bishops' conference web site.  www.usccb.org/laity/laysurvey/schools.shtml

Theology Library at Spring Hill College.  Site contains over 8,000 links to theology sources.  Easy to use and constantly updated.  http://www.shc.edu/theolibrary/index.htm

English translations of Church documents in electronic format:  Vatican web pages for the offices of Roman Curia have prominent documents in multiple languages at:  http://www.vatican.va/roman/index.html     The Vatican website, www.vatican.va, recently (2003) added the Code of Canon Law with a hyperlinked concordance for all words that occur more than once. It also links to the Bible and the Catechism.

Another source for English language documents would be http://www.cin.org/congdoc.html

A third possibility is the document library at http://www.ewtn.com

A very useful collection of theological resources have been collected by Fr. Eugene Hensell, O.S.B. of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.   A list of Official Roman Catholic Sites -- Papal documents, etc.

Link to a theological library.  "A Catholic's collection of 118 pages with over 5,100 links ...  in the spirit of the Second Vatican Council.  http://www.shc.edu/theolibrary/  

The Auburn Center for the Study of Theological Education, a research institute, of Auburn Theological Seminary carries out sustained, in-depth studies of major issues in theological education.  http://www.auburnsem.org/study/?nsectionid=2

Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) was founded by Catholic leaders in 1964 to put social science research tools at the service of the Catholic Church in the Untied States.  http://CARA.georgetown.edu

Hartford Institute for Religion Research seeks to educate pastors, denominational leaders, religion reporters and the general public in a better understanding of research on religion to help create stronger communities of faith and a more informed society www.hirr.hartsem.edu

National Study of Youth and Religion is a Lilly Endowment-funded research project being conducted at the University of North Carolina.  www.youthandreligion.org/research

The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life gathers and disseminates objective information through polls and reports on topics related to religion and public policy.  www.pewform.org

A very fine guide to online theology schools and online theology resources is available at Guide to Online Schools

A list of all Bishops, Cardinals, and Church officials can be found at www.catholic-hierarchy.org

"Catholic Online" -- A homepage with links to various Catholic news organizations and information sites. www.catholic.org

The Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church can be found online.

Sandro Magister has composed a list of links to documents on the Catholic Church

Pew research center:  The Global Religious Landscape:  A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Major Religious Groups as of 2010 

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Websites for Liturgy

Some of the following links have been copied or adapted from an article:  "Surfing Religiously:  Links for Every Occasion" by Nick Wagner.  Ministry &Liturgy / August 2001.

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship  http://www.calvin.edu/worship/lit_arts/index.php

North American Forum on the Catechumenate http://www.naforum.org/

Common Lectionary http://divinity.lib.vanderbilt.edu/lectionary/

Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions http://fdlc.org/Liturgy.htm

FORM/REFORM: The National Conference on Environment and Art for Catholic Worship http://www.formreformconference.com/

GIA Publications Incorporated  http://www.giamusic.com/sacred_music/index.cfm

Lector Preparation / Lector's Notes  http://lectorprep.org/

Lex Orandi Liturgical Resources  http://www.lexorandi.org/index.html

Liturgical Press  http://www.litpress.org/

Notre Dame Center for Liturgy http://liturgy.nd.edu/

National Association of Pastoral Musicians http://npm.org/

Oregon Catholic Press  http://www.ocp.org/en/litprep/resources.php

Oremus: daily prayer, liturgy, hymns and prayer resources on the Internet http://www.oremus.org/

www.LTP.org (Liturgy Training Publications)

www.YearofGrace.com (information about the liturgical year - free downloads)

www.RiteMagazine.org (Rite Magazine with free downloads)

 

Art

Christians in the Visual Arts http://www.civa.org/

Vatican Art Exhibit http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/vatican.exhibit/Vaticaan.exhibit.html

Art and Image Gallery http://www.scborromeo.org/gallery.htm

Hollywood Jesus http://www.hollywoodjesus.com/

EnVisionChurch is The Georgetown Center for Liturgy's new (2007) online resource.  http://www3.georgetown.edu/centers/liturgy/envisionchurch/

Calendars

Monthly NAB readings http://www.nccbuscc.org/nab/index.htm

The Catholic Calendar Page http://www.easterbrooks.com/personal/calendar/index.html

Liturgical Lectionaries and Calendars http://www.silk.net/RelEd/lectionary.htm

Roman Catholic Liturgical Calendars http://members.aol.com/exsult2/litcals.html

Catechesis

FDLC Catechesis Project   At the 2003 National Meeting of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions in San Antonio, the delegates instructed the FDLC Board of Directors to "mark the fortieth anniversary of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy by developing an Internet based catechetical project. This project would communicate to the faithful the basic principles of Roman Catholic liturgy as articulated in the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy." This site is beginning with a basic liturgical bibliography with links to those documents that can be found on-line. The site also will be updated with articles and essays on liturgy and sacramental theology.

Resources for Catholic Educators http://www.silk.net/RelEd/index.htm

North American Association for the Catechumenate Practical Resources http://www.catechumenate.org

Internet Theology Resources   http://www.users.csbsju.edu/~eknuth/itr/index.html

Religious Education Hot-Spots on the Web:  An Annotated List of Websites http://www.archbosk-12.org/religious_education.htm

Liturgical Catechesis http://www.udayton.edu/~campmin/catechesis.htm

Catholicism, general

Catholic Web Directory http://www.saintfrancis.net/links.htm

Brother Richard's Catholic URLs http://employees.csbsju.edu/roliver/catholic.html

American University http://listserv.american.edu/catholic/

Church documents

Catholic Liturgical Library http://www.catholicliturgy.com/

Vatican Secret Archives http://www.vatican.va/library_archives/vat_secret_archives/index.htm

EWTN Document Library http://www.extn.com/vlibrary/search.asp

Catholic Document Library at American University http://listserv.american.edu/catholic/

Theology Library http://www.mcgill.pvt.k12.al.us/jerryd/cathmob.htm

Council of Trent Canons and Decrees http://history.hanover.edu/early/trent htm

 

Homilies

First Impressions English Reflections --- Jude Siciliano, OP http://www.opsouth.org/

Catholic Homilies and Sermons www.homilies.com/

Homily from the Abbot of Christ in the Desert Monastery www.christdesert.org/noframes/news/homily.html

Homily Feedback www.rpinet.com/ml/2306bi2.html

Pastoral Preaching Website www.mtsm.org/bib1.htm

An excellent site for background to the Sunday readings and other useful information for preparing your homily can be found at The Center for Liturgy at St. Louis University

Issues, Conservative

Catholic  Truth www.geocities.com/Paris/Shoppe/5604/IntroPage2,html

Peters Net www.petersnet.net/

Conservative Catholic www.conservativecatholic.com/

Issues, progressive

Call to Action www.cta-usa.org/

San Francisco By Catholic www.sfbayc.org/magazine/

We Believe http://weblieve.cc/

Issues, social justice

Salt of the Earth http://salt.claretianpubs.org/

Network:  A Catholic Social Justice Lobby www.networkloggy.org

Bread for the World www.bread.org/

Office for Social Justice, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis www.osjspm.org/

Lectors

The Effective Lector http://hometown.aol.com/liturgies/dlec_1.html

Liturgy of the Word Evaluation www.paa2000.com/mp60q.htm

Word of God www.wordofgod.ca/

Audio Bible www.audiobible.com/

Palm Sunday:  The Sunday Lectionary for Palm Handhelds www.rpinnet.com/palms.html

Liturgy

Frank Henderson, a  member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, the Canadian Liturgical Society, and Societas Liturgica, serves as editor of the Proceedings of the North American Academy of Liturgy.  He served as editor of the National Bulletin on Liturgy, a publication of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, for nine years.   He has an excellent selection of liturgical materials at  http://www.compusmart.ab.ca/fhenders/liturgicalstudies.htm

Musicians

Exsultet with Real Audio Sound Clip www.op.org/domcentral/life/exsultet.htm

National Pastoral Musicians www.npm.org/

References

New American Bible www.nccbuscc.org/nab/bible/index.htm

Catechism of the Catholic Church www.scborromeo.org/ccc.htm

Religion news

Washington Post religion section www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/metro/religion/

Catholic News Service www.catholicnews.com/

ZENIT --- The World Seen from Rome www.zenit.org/english/english.htm

National Catholic Reporter www.natcath.com/ncr_onli.htm

Holy See News Service, Liturgy www.vatican.va/news_services/liturgy/index.htm

Search engines and directorie

Catholic City www.catholiccity.com/

Catholic Information Center on the Internet www.catholic.net/

Black Catholic Information Mall www.bcimall.org/

Shopping

Sacred Home www.sacredhome.com/

Bibliofind www.bibliofind.com/

Trends

The Changing Face of the Church www.msnbc.com/news/556337.asp

Postmodern Liturgy www.repinet.com/ml/2604post.html

Cloistered Nuns on the Web www.nccbuscc.org/comm/article2.htm

Youth Ministry

The National Conference of Catholic Bishops liturgy site:   http://www.nccbuscc.org/liturgy.htm

Or with their new name:  United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:  http://www.usccb.org/liturgy.htm

Ancient maps of Jerusalem are available at  http://www.jnul.huji.ac.il/maps-of-jerusalem/

www.cin.org  Catholic Information Network.  Contains recent papal documents and meditations on the daily liturgical readings.  Contains reference to all the saints in the Martyrology. 

Archdiocese of Los Angeles has good things at  www.laliturgy.org

Catholic Internet Directory:  www.catholic-church.org/cid/

Ecclesia Web Service: www.catholic-church.org/

The Catholic Community Forum:  www.catholic-forum.com/

Order of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota:  www.osb.org/osb/gen/topics/liturgy/

Jill Maria Murdy:  www.geocties.com/Athens/Forum/9386

Ala Padre Catholic Corner:  alapadre.net/

Calculation of the ecclesial calendar: http://cssa.stanford.edu/~marcos/ec-cal.html

Charts of calendar and lectionary:  www.udayton.edu/~campmin/lectionary.htm

Roman calendar -- solemnities, feasts and memorials:  www.swo.com/~pentrack/catholic/romcal.html

Sacraments:  www.mcgill.pvt.k12.al.us/jerryd/cm/sac.htm

Selections of Cardinal Mahony's pastoral letters on liturgy and parish communities:  www.la-archdiocese.org/

Archbishop Rembert Weakland's Eucharist Without Walls:  A vision of the Church for the year 2000www.archmil.org

Bible Commentary Page: www.cyberhighway.net/~chochac/library.htm

Duke Divinity School:  www.lib.duke.edu/divinity/divlist.html

New American Bible Lectionary Selections:  www.nccbuscc.org/nab/

Sermons and Sermon-Lectionary Resources:  www.rockies.net/~spirit/sermon.html

United Church of Christ link to resources:  www.ucc.orb/worship/samuel/

Homiletics links:  www.nd.edy/~csatterl/preach/htm

"Lift Up Your Hearts".  www.golden.net/

United Church of Christ Web Links Page:  www.ucc.org/links3.htm

Internet Christian Library:  www.iclnet.org

Catholic Theological Union:  www.ctu.edu

Catholic University of America:  www.cua.edu/

Oxford University:  www.ox.ac.uk

Also try:  www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/olig/

Rensselaer Program of Church Music and Liturgy:  www.saintjoe.edu/~dept51/ 

Saint John's University School of Theology:  www.csbsju.edu/sot/

University of Notre Dame, Department of Theology:  www.nd.edu:80/~theo/

Washington Theological Union:  www.wtu.edu/ Also try http://wtu.library.net/

Listing of websites of diocese throughout the world www.cs.cmu.edu/people/spok/catholic/dioceses.html

National Catholic Conference of Bishops and USCC:  www.ncccusz.org/

Canadian Conference of Bishops:  www.cccb.ca/

Vatican City Homepage:  www.vatican.va/ ; John Paul II's Dies Dominini: www.vatican.va

Catholic New Service:  www.catholicnews.com/

Church World Service (National Council of Churches):  www.ncccusa.org/cws/

National Catholic Reporterwww.natcath.com/index.htm

Americawww.americamagazine.org.

Commonweal:  www.commonwealmagazine.org

The Tablet (London):  www.thetablet.co.uk

Worshipwww.litpress.org Under "Journals"

Committee on the liturgy, U.S. Bishops Conference [BCL]:  www.nccbuscc.org/liturgy

Federation of Diocesan Liturgy Commissions [FDLC]:  www.fdlc.org/

The Liturgical Conference:  www.litconf.com

National Pastoral Musicians [NPM]:  www.npm.org/

St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh, North Catolina:  www.catholic-forum.com/churches/337sfa/

Christ in the Desert Monastery:  www.christdesert.org/ Includes Website scriptorium

Bollandistes:  www.kbr.be/~socboll/ Good for saints and history

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Documents

The Vatican Apostolic Library is in the process of posting hundreds of thousands of historical manuscripts, previously accessible to a privileged few, on its Web page. Manuscripts of Emperor Justinian, love letters of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn, and missives of Lucrezia Borgia to her father, who had become Pope Alexander VI -- all may be consulted at www.vatican.va.  The presentation of the new Internet resource was made today by Cardinal Jorge María Mejía, archivist and librarian of the Holy Roman Church.  Cardinal Mejía said that on the Web page there will now be a special new site for the Apostolic Library, fully accessible to the public.  (November 1, 2002)

The Liturgy Documents:  A Parish Resource (3rd edition).  Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications. ISBN:  0-929650-46-8. $15.00 (Also available on computer disk.)

The Sacramentary.

The Lectionary.

Second Vatican Council, The Rites of the Catholic Church, Volume I (Third edition). Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1990. ISBN 0-916134-15-6.

Second Vatican Council, The Rites.  Volume 2. Revised Edition.  Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, A Pueblo Book, 1990.  ISBN:  0-8146-6037-1. 312 pp.  $14.50.

Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy. Norms Governing Liturgical Calendars. Liturgy Documentary Series number 6. USCC publications 1984. Publication number 928-9. $6.95.

General Instructions of the Roman Missal, Liturgy Documentary Series. Washington: United States Catholic Conference, 1982. [This publication of the GIRM is helpful for desktop use since it is of a manageable format. An appendix to the General Instruction for the Dioceses of the united States and one with clarifications and interpretations of the General Instruction of the Roman Missal are helpful. The second appendix is perhaps a bit dated. Br. William 11/11/92]

The Code of Canon Law can be found at  http://www.intratext.com/IXT/ENG0017/_INDEX.HTM

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Dictionaries of Liturgy and Sacramental Theology

Collins, Komonchak, Lane (editors). The New Dictionary of Theology. Michael Glazier Books, Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1987.

Cross, F. L.  (editor). The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, London: Oxford University Press, 1971. [I started using this in graduate school and have been using it ever since as my standard "dictionary" for theology.]

Fink, Peter. The New Dictionary of Sacramental Worship, Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, Michael Glazier Books, 1990. $69.50. [Peter has selected contributors from throughout the English-speaking world to voice the vision framed by Vatican II. The dictionary is structured as a theological and pastoral resource, covering a wide range of activities that are constitutive of a sacramental church.]

Lang, Jovian. Dictionary of the Liturgy, New York: Catholic Book, 1989. 687 pp. $10.95. ISBN 0-89942-273-X

Rahner, Karl  and Vorgrimler, Herbert (editors). Dictionary of Theology, New York: Crossroad, revised edition 1981.

Rahner, Karl  (editor). Encyclopedia of Theology: The Concise Sacramentum Mundi, New York: Seabury, 1975.

Smolarski, Dennis C.  S.J. Liturgical Literacy: From Anamnesis to Worship, Paulist Press. $10.95. [This is a good resource for parish worship commissions and includes over 650 names, dates, liturgical objects and actions with their definitions.]

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Sacraments in General

A list of books and other materials regarding "Sacraments in General" can be found in the  Bibliography section of Chapter d31 Sacraments.

Kathleen Hughes.  A Mystagogy of Sacrament:  Saying Amen.  Liturgy Training Publications, 1999.  ISBN:  1-56854-239-9.  $17.00

Louis-Marie Chauvet.  The Sacraments:  The Word of God at the Mercy of the Body.  The Liturgical Press, 2001.   ISBN 0-8146-6143-2.   $29.95 

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Liturgy

Keith Pecklers, S.J., Liturgy: The Illustrated History, Paulist Press (September 30, 2012) ISBN-13: 978-0809106042 St. Meinrad Library BV 5. P4313 2012

Corbon, Jean.  The Wellspring of .  Paulist Press,  1988. ISBN  0-9091-2968-X  New $12.95.  2003 out of print; available used for $40.00Worship.   Excellent on the role of the Trinity and the Holy Spirit in Liturgy.  Used as a text at Mundelein Seminary

Liturgy Plus. Resource Publications, Inc; 160 E. Virginia St., Suite 290; San Jose, CA 95112-5876. [This is a computer data base that facilitates Liturgical planning. It contains the text for the readings and the prayers, it is available at seasonable installments at $35 per season or $360 per year. A demonstration disk is available for $20.]

Osborne, Kenan B.  O.F.M. Sacramental Theology: A General Introduction, New York: Paulist Press, 1988. $7.95. ISBN 0-8091-2945-0.

Richstatter, Thomas  O.F.M. The Sacraments: How Catholics Pray. Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger Press, June, 1995. $7.95.

Richstatter, Thomas  O.F.M. "Changing Styles of Liturgical Law," The Jurist 1978:3/4 415-425.

"Canonical Implications Related to the Ordination of Married Men to the Priesthood in the Unites States of America," 59 (1997) 130-135, James A. Coriden and James H. Provost

"Communicatio in sacris : An Effort to Express the Unity of Christians or Simply and Exercise in Politeness?" 63 (2001) 173-214, Adrian McCgrath, OFM

"Current Issues in Liturgical and Sacramental Law,: 62 (2000) 245-262, Ann Rehrauer, OSF

"Principles of Litugical Adaptation in Light of Justice and Forgiveness," 61 (1999) 1-25, John M. Huels, OSM

" The Relationship of Public and Private Worship," 64 (2002) 121-143, John J. M. Foster

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Catechetical Function of Liturgy

We are pleased to announce the inauguration of  Liturgical Catechesis Pages as part of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions website. We would ask that you include on your web page a link to the FDLC Liturgical Catechesis web site (www.fdlc.org/Liturgy_Resources.htm)
 

Evenou, Jean. "La Liturgie a-t-elle une fonction de catechese?" in Notitiae 318/319 (January - February 1993) pp 49-63.

 

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Videos

"Adult Baptism: Exploring Its Meaning." Catholic Update Video, V2020, $39.95. Order from St. Anthony Messenger Press; 1615 Republic Street; Cincinnati, OH 45210. 1-800-488-0488.

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"Understanding the Sacraments." Catholic Update Video, V2000, $39.95. Order from St. Anthony Messenger Press; 1615 Republic Street; Cincinnati, OH 45210. 1-800-488-0488.

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Periodicals

Listed here are the more important periodical resources for the study of sacramental / liturgical theology:

Acta Apostolicae Sedis. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, on microfilm.]

Archiv für Liturgiewissenshaft. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Assembly. The publication of the Notre Dame Center for Pastoral Liturgy. It is devoted to promoting the authentic spirit of the liturgy and concerned with helping develop an appreciation of the riches of our liturgical tradition. Subscription: $6.00. Notre Dame Center for Pastoral Liturgy, P. O. Box 81, Notre Dame, IN 46556. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy Newsletter. See above. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Bulletin [of the archdiocese or diocese]. Usually the Worship office of each diocese will publish some kind of bulletin or newsletter. This will be an immediate source for local conventions etc. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Celebration. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Consilium. The February issue of each year is devoted to the liturgy in some way. Scholarly and very sound. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Ecclesia Orans. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Ephemerides Liturgicae. Published bimonthly by the Vincentian Fathers. Commentarium bimestre de re liturgica cura et studio presbyterorum congregationis missionis. Order from: 21 Via Pompeo Magno, 00192 Roma, Italy. $13.00 per year. Contains scholarly articles, many of which are in English. Contains many of the doctoral dissertations and papers given at the liturgy institute in Rome. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanensis. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

G.I.A. Quarterly. Published by G.I.A., 7404 S. Mason Ave., Chicago, IL 60638. $10.00 per year. New (1990) publication. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Gottesdienst. Monthly newsletter on the liturgy. In German. Information und Handreichung der Liturgischen Institute Deutschlands, Osterreichs, und der Schweitz. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Homiletic. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Irenicon. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Kirchenmusikalisches Jahrbuch. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Liturgical Arts. Was published quarterly by the liturgical Arts Society until the society ceased activity in 1972. The magazine has excellent pictures of churches and floor plans. Even the old issues are important today. Vol 1 (1931) to [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Liturgisches Jahrbuch. Published quarterly. Articles in German. Official publication of the Liturgical Institute in Trier. Excellent scholarly articles. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Liturgy. See above: Liturgical Conference. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Liturgy Bulletin. Mimeographed bimonthly by the Cistercians of the strict observance. Fr. Chrysogonus, Gethsemani Abbey, Trappist KY 40073. Most of the articles relate to the Cistercian liturgy, but many are of general interest. Also contains music and prayers for monastic use. Contains some very interesting scholarly articles. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Liturgy Digest. Edited by Nathan Mitchell. A resource designed for educators, liturgist, pastoral ministers, students and clergy who want to keep abreast of developments in the liturgical field but don't have the time or leisure to tackle the mountain of new material that appears every few months. Pubished by Notre Dame Center for Pastoral Liturgy 1994, $36.00 per year.

Liturgical Ministry: A Thematic Liturgical Quarterly. Published by Institute for Liturgical Ministry at Maria Stein Center. Written for diocesan and parish liturgy committee members, parish liturgist and musicians, teachers, clergy, and liturgical scholars alike. $20.00 for a U.S. subscription. Liturgical Ministry, Institute for Liturgical Ministry at Maria Stein Center, P.O. Box 128, 2365 St. John's Road, Maria Stein, OH 45860-0128.

Liturgy 90. A 16 page magazine published eight times year by Liturgy Training Publications, Archdiocese of Chicago. 1800 North Hermitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60622-1101. Short, practical articles for clergy, committees and ministers. Regular features include Music, Environment, Questions and Answers. $10.00. Group subscription rates available. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Louvain Studies. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Maison-Dieu. Revue de pastorale liturgique. Published four times a year by the Centre National de Pastoral Liturgique, Order from: Les Editions du Cerf, 29 Bd Latour-Maubourg, 75340 Paris-Cedex 07, France. 243FF [app. $50.00 USA] per year. All articles are in French. This is the journal of the liturgy school I attended in France. It contains excellent material, often the lectures and papers of the professors at the Institut Superieur de Liturgie. If you can read French, this is an excellent source. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Modern Liturgy. Magazine published 9 times a year by Resource Publications Inc., 160 E. Virginia St. #290, San Jose CA 95112. phone 408-286-8505 FAX 408-287-8748. Ten issues a year at $40.00 per year with special purchase plans. I find this to be a very helpful magazine. Its articles are contemporary and usable. Contains the spirit of the "california school" -- good reviews on books and music. Gives sample music. Keeps you up to date on resources available. Each issue is usually around a theme. Sometimes articles are uneven in quality; some say they are too "popular". Until 1984 Modern Liturgy was edited by Rev. James Empereur, S.J. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Music and Liturgy. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Musical Quarterly. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Musical Times. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

National Bulletin on the Liturgy. Pastoral in scope. Edited by the National Liturgy Office of Canada. $15.00 per year. Published five times a year. Each issue on one theme. Consistently high quality and very usable. Individual issues $3.50. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Notitiae. See above. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Origins. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

Pastoral Music. See above. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Sacred Music. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, on microfilm.]

Studia Liturgica. An international, ecumenical review for liturgical research and renewal. The official publication of the Societas Liturgica (see above). 22.50 (in 1993) P.O. Box 597, Notre Dame, IN 46556 USA. [Not available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library.]

Worship. A review concerned with the liturgical renewal. Founded in 1926 (the first twenty-five volumes are under the title Orate Fratres. Worship continues with volume 26 (1951). Published bimonthly. Order from: Worship, St. John's Abbey, Collegeville MN 56231. $17.00 per year. This is the scholarly American liturgy journal. It is also the organ of the North American Academy of Liturgy. Until 1988 the July issue contained the proceedings of the annual January meeting of the Academy. [Available in the St. Meinrad Archabbey Library, not on microfilm.]

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Your Personal Liturgical Library

I have been often asked to suggest a list of basic books for a liturgical minister's personal library. My suggestions are as follows:

The Sacramentary

The Lectionary .

Second Vatican Council, The Rites of the Catholic Church, Volume I (Third edition). Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1990. ISBN 0-8146-6015-0. $29.95

Second Vatican Council, The Rites. Volume 2. Revised Edition. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, A Pueblo Book, 1990. ISBN: 0-8146-6037-1. 312 pp. $19.95.

The Liturgy Documents: A Parish Resource. 3rd Edition. Liturgy Training Publications, 2000. ISBN 0-929650-46-8. Paper 371 pp., $15.00. (Also available on computer disk.)

The Liturgy Documents: A Parish Resource. Volume 2. Chicago Training Publications, 2000. ISBN 1-56854-2453. Paper 371 pp.

ICEL. Documents on the Liturgy 1963-1979. The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN 56321. 1982. 1500 pp. $45.00. ISBN 0-8146-1281-4. Cloth.

Canon Law Society of America. New Commentary on the Code of Canon Law.  Paulist Press, 2000 Mcarthur Boulevard, Mahwah, N.J. 07430. 2000. 1952 pp. $89.95. ISBN 0-8091-0502-0.

Fink, Peter S.J. (editor). The New Dictionary of Sacramental Worship, Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, Michael Glazier Books, 1990. $69.50.

ICET. Prayers We Have in Common. Fortress Press: Philadelphia, 1975. Contains: Lord's Prayer, Apostles' Creed, Nicene Creed, Kyrie, Gloria in Excelsis, Sursum Corda, Sanctus and Benedictus, Agnus Die, Gloria Patri, Benedictus, Te Deum, Magnificat, Nunc Dimittis. $1.25. Contains a line by line commentary on why each word was translated as it was.

USCCB Document Service.

USCCB Committee on Divine Worship Newsletter.

USCCB Committee on the Liturgy Document Series.

USCCB Committee on the Liturgy Study Text Series.

Your local worship office's bulletin.

Devotional Prayer

The way of the cross used at St. Johns can be found at www.intrust.org/stations 

Also of interest:
www.abcgallery.com/list/2002apr01.html --has photos of the sites in Jerusalem

www.beliefnet.com/story/21/story-2151-1.html --has a multimedia presentation

http://landru.i-link-2.net/shnyves/The_Way_of_the_Cross.html --has meditations by John Cardinal, Henry Newman, among others, and a gallery of artwork illustrating the stations.

The stations of the cross images are photographs of stained glass windows at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.  More can be found at http://www.hsnp.com/~htc/

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Spanish Language Materials

Spanish Speaking Bookstore -- Liberia de Habla Hispana. 5127 North Clark Street, Chicago IL 60640. Tel 312-878-2117

The Liturgical Press at Collegeville now (2002) also carries all of the (Mexican-published) Spanish liturgical books including the Sacramentary (Misal Romano), lectionary, and both 4 volume and 1 volume editions of the Liturgy of the Hours, etc.

Commentary on the Code of Canon Law – May 11, 1998 "El comentario exegetico es mejor adquirirlo directamente a traves de nosotros. El precio de este es de 57.692 pesetas mas los gastos de envio que los Calcularemos una vez que sepamos su direccion completa, que nos la suede Enviar por esta via. Laura" "El precio del "comentario exegetico" es de 57.692 pesetas, mas 13.000 pts de gastos de envio. Total: 70.692 pts. [as of 5/10/98, US$464.47] Aproximadamente tardara el llegar 15 dias. Con los mejores saludos. laura" eunsaedi@ibernet1.ibernet.com (Editorial EUNSA)

"LecturaDelDia" -- A Spanish language scripture resource www.lecturadeldia.com

"Biblioteca Electrónica Cristiana" -- A New Evangelization site in Spanish www.multimedios.org

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