Sacred Worship

Liturgical Resources

The Office for Christian Worship will provide Basic Formation in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults for parishioners in the diocese that are new to or that are interested in becoming part of the parish RCIA Team.

Resources and Descriptions

Mary Mother of the Church - Readings for the new Marian feast day, for the Monday after Pentecost

Universal Prayers of the Faithful for use during the Lenten Season - This resource provides examples of Prayers of the Faithful utilizing the theme of the new Evangelization. You might choose one to use each week of the Lenten Season.

Roman Missal Related Links - Links to websites from Catholic leadership, videos, and other study resources on the Roman Missal.

How to Receive Communion in the Hand  - During his Easter sermon in the year 348, St. Cyril of Jerusalem instructed the newly-baptized in his congregation on the proper way to receive Holy Communion by hand. Complete with an easy to read diagram, this handout may be placed in your parish bulletin for all parishioners to reference. 

Handbooks and Prayer Cards - Order a printed copy through the Archdiocese of Detroit Print Shop:

  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC)
  • Lectors
  • Adoration of Blessed Sacrament
  • Layperson's Manual: Communion of the Sick

Worship Newsletter - A monthly publication of all the events and happenings of the Archdiocese of Detroit Office of Christian Worship.