Parish Liturgical Life


Diocese of Colorado Springs Liturgical Calendar (2017 to 2018).pdf

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

OLV Parish Volunteer Booklet on Ministries and Activities (061717).pdf

Bulletin Insert, What constitutes a ministry.pdf

Article, When should we bow and when should we genuflect in the Mass.pdf

Celiac Disease, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Church's Pastoral Response.pdf

Liturgical Roles within the Mass (USCCB) (020915).pdf

Musicam Sacram.pdf

Diocese Directive on Sunday Celebrations in the Absence of a Priest (SCAP Service) (012113).pdf

PASCHALES SOLEMNITATIS (Circular Letter Concerning the Preparation and Celebration of the Easter Feasts).pdf 

Vatican Ltr to Bishops on the Sign of Peace.pdf 

Article, Those unable to receive the Eucharist can have spiritual communion (2017).pdf

Receiving a Blessing during the Communion Rite (2009).pdf 

Bulletin Insert, Receiving Communion while holding a baby (2017).pdf

Bulletin Article, Catechesis on Liturgical Abuses (2017).pdf

Article, Questions on Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (2017).pdf

Article, Those unable to receive the Eucharist can have Spiritual Communion (2017).pdf

Can the Communion Host (Body of Christ) be gluten free bread (2017).pdf

Article, How Many Times Can a Person Receive Communion per Day (2018).pdf  

Why do we strike our chest during the Confiteor Prayer (2018).pdf

Article, Communion for Late Arrivals (English) (2018).pdf    

Sanctuary Reverencing Article (041418) (revised).pdf

       Monthly Eucharistic Adoration

        (for an increase in Vocations)

            First Wednesday Evening

       (following the 6:30 p.m. Mass)

                  (7:00 – 8:00 p.m.)

 

 

WEDDINGS:

Please refer to the Sacrament of Matrimony (under the section tab entitled "Sacrament Policies") for further information on universal, diocesan and parish norms.


FUNERALS:

Please refer to the Funerals Section of this website for further information on universal, diocesan and parish norms.

 

ADVENT / CHRISTMAS:

Meanings of the Candles on the Advent Wreath.pdf

What does the Bible say about the 3 Wise Men.pdf

What is the origin of the Nativity Créche.pdf

Going to Confession and Examination of Conscience.pdf 

 

 

LENT / EASTER:

Bulletin Article, Anger (2013) (Season of Lent).pdf

Bulletin Article, Ordo Triduum (2015).pdf

Eighteen Questions on the Paschal Triduum and Paschal Candle (2014).pdf

Going to Confession and Examination of Conscience (2014).pdf

Holy Week LTP Info Sheet.pdf

Informational Season of Lent Article (2015).pdf

Lent FAQs (bulletin handout) (1 page).pdf

What am I doing for Lent this year (bulletin insert) (2016).pdf

Parish Sacrament of Reconciliation booklet (022816).pdf




      PALM SUNDAY:

      Article, Why do Christians carry palms on Palm Sunday.pdf

 

      TRIDUUM INFORMATION:

      2016 Lent-Triduum Bulletin Liturgical Reminders.pdf

      Triduum Information Bulletin Insert (2016) (English).pdf

      PASCHALES SOLEMNITATIS (Circular Letter Concerning the Preparation and Celebration of the Easter Feasts).pdf

 

      HOLY THURSDAY:

       Holy Thursday Liturgy (foot washing of women article) (2016).pdf

       Holy Thursday Catechetical Bulletin or Service Handout (English).pdf

 

       GOOD FRIDAY:

       Article, Why Do We Venerate the Cross on Good Friday (2016).pdf

 

       EASTER VIGIL:

       Bulletin Insert, Explaining the Easter Proclamation (Exultet) (2015).pdf

       EASTER SUNDAY:

       Easter Sequence.pdf 

       WHAT DOES EASTER MEAN IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH (BULLETIN INSERT).pdf