The new Roman Missal does not contain Eucharistic Prayers for Masses with Children. Can we still celebrate Masses for Children?

  • The texts for this document are in the process of being re-done
  • They will not be included in the Roman Missal
  • The current texts may continue to be used with modification of the responses to match the Roman Missal
  • Please remember the use of the Eucharistic Prayers for Masses with children is restricted to Masses which are celebrated for children only or Masses at which the majority of the participants are children. Furthermore, an assembly of children is to be understood as one consisting of children who have not yet reached the age of preadolescence.

Since the Eucharistic Prayers for Masses with Children and the Directory for Masses with Children are no longer included in the Roman Missal, the prayers are available in a new publication of the USCCB: