Where can I find the Latin conclusion of the prayers?

I was asked to celebrate the Mass in Latin for an international group of young people according to the ordinary form of the rite. We found in the sacristy the Missale Parvum where the text of the prayers of the Mass end only with the words “Per Dóminum”, “Qui vivis”, etc. Where can I find […]

Is the use of flowers forbidden by Canon Law during Lent and Advent during the celebration of the main liturgical events, like the Eucharist, etc.?

It is no longer forbidden by Canon Law, but it is during Lent by the General Instruction of the Roman Missal [2002].

Chapel for the reservation of the Most Blessed Sacrament

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments gave an answer to the following question on November 7th, 2000: Does the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in the Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani Nos. 314-315, or elsewhere, intend that a separate chapel for the reservation of the Most […]

Sign of reverence to the Blessed Sacrament before the Holy Communion

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments answered the two following questions on November 7th, 2000: 1. Is it the case that the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, by No. 43 of the Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani, intends to prohibit the faithfull from kneeling during any […]

Are there other rites inside the Catholic Church than the Roman one?

Of course, there are several legitimated rites in the Catholic Church. These are divided in two great families: the Western rites and the Eastern rites. The Roman Rite belongs to the first family: the Western rites, and is the most common one.