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.
Schedule of Diocesan Events
Updated November 12, 2013.
December 1: First Sunday of Advent
December 8: Advent Prayer Service, Church of St. Anne, Wabasso, 4 p.m.
December 9: Immaculate Conception – not a holy day of obligation this year
December 25: Nativity of the Lord - holy day of obligation
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)