The Roman Missal, Third Edition, the ritual text containing prayers and instructions for the celebration of the Mass, has been approved by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. First use of the new text of the new Roman Missal will be on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2011.
Additional resources and communications from the parish regarding the Third Edition of the Roman Missal will be ongoing over the period of time before Advent 2011.
St. Patrick Church of Merna Information:
Changes in the parts of the People
Changes in the Order of Mass
Diocese of Peoria: Video on Mass changes:
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Diocese of Peoria : Catholic Post Articles:
Use of new Roman Missal to begin in U.S. at Advent 2011
Series of talks on the Mass begins Sept. 29, 2010
Vatican issues final text of the Roman Missal, Third Edition,
New Words: A Deeper Meaning, but the Same Mass
for the Dioceses of the United States of America
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