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Sr. Myriam Rose

Shaffer, ACJ


Parish Directory

Office of Worship

Office Description:
The Office of Worship provides consultation and resources to parishes for developing vibrant liturgical worship and educational opportunities for parish liturgy committees and parish leaders.

"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.

"The Light is On For You"

Confession Campaign

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:

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Reconciliation Guide

Sample Bulletin Announcements

Bulletin Insert on Penance from US Bishops

Intercessions for Mass

Homily Helps 1    Homily Helps 2


Resources in Spanish:

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Reconciliation Guide

Sample Bulletin Announcements

Bulletin Insert on Penance from US Bishops

Intercessions for Mass

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Schedule of Diocesan Events

2013-2014 Schedule of Diocesan Events (PDF)

Updated July 10, 2014.



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

Liturgical Ministers: Norms and Guidelines for Formation and Training

Manual for Musicians

Guidelines for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Funeral Brochure - order form

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.

National Association of Pastoral Musicians: www.npm.org

Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions: www.fdlc.org

Institute for Liturgical Ministry: http://ilmdayton.org/

Christ the King Retreat Center: http://www.kingshouse.com/

10 Pointers for Prayer (especially married couples)


Prairie Praise

(a newsletter produced by the diocesan Office of Worship)

Fall 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2010
Winter 2009

Fall 2009

Lent 2008

Winter 2007-2008
Spring 2007

Winter 2006
Fall 2006

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