Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy
is a standing committee of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB).
Additional information on worship can be found at their web site.
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Bishop, John LeVoir in a prayer for vocations.
General Instruction of the Roman Missal
On Holy Thursday, 2000, Pope John Paul
II approved the revised Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani, popularly known
as the General Instruction of the
Roman Missal (Pending revised version). The present revision will replace the
1975 edition of the Institutio Generalis and is now available in Latin from
the Vatican Press and in an English language study edition from the NCCB Secretariat
for the Liturgy.
is offered to our readers in order to provide an introduction to some of the
new aspects of this important liturgical document.
for the LiturgyThe
Bishops' Committee on
the Liturgy is a standing committee of the National Conference of Catholic
Bishops (NCCB). The Committee
has the responsibility in the bishops' conference for all matters relating to the
liturgy. The Secretariat
for the Liturgy carries out the work of the Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy.
It oversees the preparation and approval of liturgical books and texts and grants
the concordat cum originali for publications of liturgical texts in the U.S.A.;
it reviews all publications in the U.S. which contain excerpts from approved liturgical
books. It also provides leadership in liturgical formation and sacramental catechesis,
especially by means of its monthly
and other publications.
Finally it serves as a resource for bishops and diocesan liturgical commissions
and offices of worship, and persons seeking advice (Q&A).