Parish Ministries

Guidelines for Ministers of the Word

Proclaiming the Word of God: An Introduction Essential Materials – Lectionary – Book of the Gospels – Intercessory Prayers/ Prayer of the Faithful – Some Readers may find it helpful to have their own personal Daily and Sunday Lectionary Approaching the Text Preparation is the key to success and being a competent Minister of the(…)

Reflections for Ministers of the Word

Scriptures and Reflections “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God…and the Word became flesh and his dwelling among us, and we saw his glory, the glory of the Father’s only Son, full of grace and truth.” (Jn 1: 1-14) “I will pray with the Spirit,(…)

Weekday Liturgy when Mass is not celebrated

Weekday liturgy when Mass is not celebrated  This guidance, prepared by a working group of the Irish Commission for Liturgy, is offered as a resource for the consideration of individual Bishops in their dioceses.  Irish Episcopal Conference Dec 2009 Daily Mass is a feature of parish life everywhere in . However, it is becoming increasingly(…)