"Music for Catholic Worship": Fact Sheet on New Hymnal

Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00


FACT SHEET on New National Hymnal

  • Available in 3 versions
    • Pew*
    • Choir (much more manageable in size than CBW III)**
    • Instrumental**

* Information on projection option forthcoming

** Hardbound and E-book formats

  • Mass texts as per the 2011 Roman Missal
  • 10 Mass Settings
  • Musical settings of the NRSV Psalms matching the Lectionary: Sundays and Solemnities (the only Psalm settings approved for use in Canada)
  • Settings for Morning Prayer
  • Settings for Evening Prayer
  • Over 400 Hymns from many genres appealing to a variety of liturgical music ministries, talent and instruments:
    • Covering all the Seasons of the Liturgical Year
    • Additional Communion hymns
    • For Funerals
    • For Weddings
    • For Ritual Masses
    • For Eucharistic Adoration
  • Favorite hymns retained with some returning from CBW II
  • Introduction of fresh texts with some familiar tunes
  • Comprehensive indexing to assist with appropriate music selections
  • Donation acknowledgement inserts for donor purchases

Hymnal Content As Approved by The Episcopal Commission.

Thursday, 14 June 2018 00:00

Hymnal Content As Approved by The Episcopal Commission For Liturgy and The Sacraments
subject to Approval By The Permanent Council of The CCCB.

Please click here for the Hymnal Content list.


Excerpts from the Roman Missal (Book of the Chair) & Order of Christian Funerals: Supplement for Celebrations with Cremated Remains - Available June 2018

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:00

Excerpts from the Roman Missal and the Order of Christian Funerals: Supplement for Celebrations with Cremated Remains are currently in production.  Anticipated completion date is June 2018. 

Pre-order by phone or e-mail to ensure immediate delivery. (1-800-769-1147 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )


References to Excerpts from the Roman Missal and Lectionary: Weekdays Update

Friday, 08 June 2018 07:55

In anticipation of the release of Excerpts from the Roman Missal we have produced a “supplement with references” for the 2017-2018 and the 2018-2019 ORDO on the NLO website.

Please note: the Lectionary:Weekdays has been further delayed at the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.  Unfortunately, there is no new estimated time for completion of the approval process.  Updates will continue when available.


The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church; Memorial

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 07:16

The references for this new Memorial are as follows:  (Please note the Psalm and the Gospel passages are not in sync with what has been proposed and we do not have these texts in any of the Lectionaries.  These references are temporary until this issue can be rectified).

Roman Missal: page 1337

Lectionary: Ritual Masses, Masses for Various Needs and Occasions, Votive Masses, Masses for the Dead: # 1002, pages 824-826

This year (2018), the Memorial is celebrated Monday May 21, 2018.


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