Sr. Myriam Rose
Office of Worship
"Worship pleasing to God thus becomes a new way of living our whole life, each particular moment of which is lifted up, since it is lived as part of a relatioship with Christ and as an offering to God." (Pope Benedict XVI, "Sacramentum Caritatis," no. 71)
Diocesan Worship Committee Members:
Sr. Joanne Backes, OSB; Marge Martin; Leslie Brinkman; Fr. Zach Peterson; Jean Schueller; Mary Bolek; and Sr. Myriam Rose, staff.
Hosted by the diocesan Office of Worship.
To register, contact Sr. Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org, 507-233-5302.
Conference 1 will delve into the text of "SC," exploring its main themes and their significance for liturgical theology and renewal. Fr. Johanneck holds a licentiate degree in sacred theology, with an emphasis in liturgical theology.
Conference 2 will discuss the implementation of "SC" in the 30 years since the Council, following its development through John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis, looking forward to the future! Sr. Myriam Rose is director of the Office of Worship.
"The Light is On For You"
USCCB Resources for the
Sacrament of Reconciliation
The USCCB is offering resources for parishes who would like to do a campaign to promote the sacrament of reconciliation this Lent or any other time! These resources are free on their Web site, and links are provided below for your convenience.
Resources in English:
Resources in Spanish:
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Schedule of Diocesan Events
Updated January 28, 2014.
January 1: Mary, Mother of God, Patroness of the Diocese of New Ulm - holy day of obligation
January 18: World Day for Consecrated Life Celebration, Church of St. Mary, Willmar, 5:30 PM Mass
January 18-25: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
January 22: Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children – day of penance (see Ordo for Scripture reading choices)
March 5: Ash Wednesday
March 9: Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm, 3 p.m.
April 10: Chrism Mass, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm, 7 p.m.
April 17-20: Sacred Triduum
April 19: Easter Vigil
April 20: Easter Sunday
April 27: Divine Mercy Sunday, Church of the Holy Family, Silver Lake, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., with Chaplet at 3 p.m.
April 28: White Mass for Catholic Medical Professionals, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm, Time TBD
May 4: Junior High Youth Rally, Marshall, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
June 1: Ascension of the Lord
June 8: Pentecost
June 22: The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
August 15: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - holy day of obligation
Mass in the Extraordinary Form offered in diocese: Mass in the Extraordinary Form is offered in Morgan every Sunday. This Mass is normally at 11:30 a.m., but if you are a visitor, call ahead to confirm the Mass time, as it is flexible.
Information and Resources
From the Diocese of New Ulm
From the USCCB
USCCB Committee on Divine Worship: http://www.usccb.org/about/divine-worship/
Third Edition of the Roman Missal Formation: http://www.usccb.org/romanmissal/
From other organizations
Planning a wedding? There are many Web sites to help with this, but this one is highly
recommended. Go to www.catholicbrides.com for tips on how to plan a Catholic wedding. This site will also
assist you in preparing a program/worship aid for the wedding ceremony.
Christ the King Retreat Center: http://www.kingshouse.com/
10 Pointers for Prayer (especially married couples)
(a newsletter produced by the diocesan Office of Worship)