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RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NEW GENERAL INSTRUCTION OF THE ROMAN MISSAL
Various resources are becoming available for liturgical catechesis as dioceses in the United States move to implement the new General Instruction of the Roman Missal.

The Office for Liturgy and Spirituality is pleased to offer a set of 10 bulletin inserts(available in English and Spanish) to parishes and other Catholic entities in San Diego to assist with liturgical catechesis. They have been written in question-and-answer format by Fr. Dennis Smolarski, S.J., and are based on the new GIRM.


Sample Inserts: English Spanish Vietnamese

For a single set fee, users have permission to reproduce an unlimited number of the inserts, provided the copyright information on the inserts is included.
Additional Resources
GIRM Formation Resources (USCCB)
Ordering of GIRM Bulletin Inserts by Church Entities Outside San Diego
English Spanish  Vietnamese

English Bulletin Inserts:

Catholic entities outside of the Diocese of San Diego can order the entire series of English bulletin inserts on the new GIRM by directly contacting the author.

Author's EmailRev. Dennis Smolarski, S.J.

Bulletin Insert Topics (English)


Spanish Bulletin Inserts:

By special arrangement with the author, Catholic entities outside of the Diocese of San Diego can obtain the entire series of bulletin inserts on the GIRM in a Spanish translation commissioned by the diocese.

Bulletin Insert Topics (Spanish)

To purchase the inserts in Spanish, rights to the English inserts must first be purchased through the author, as indicated above.

After verification of the purchase of the English rights, duplication rights for the series of 10 bulletin inserts in Spanish can be purchased from the Diocese of San Diego.

The fee for reproduction rights of the entire series of 10 Spanish inserts is $100. Payment of this fee allows unlimited reproduction, so long as the copyright information is included.

Note: Parishes interested in the Spanish inserts may wish to arrange with their local diocesan liturgy office to purchase duplication rights for ALL the parishes of their Diocese, for a single $100 fee.

Office for Liturgy and Spirituality
Diocese of San Diego
P.O. Box 85728
San Diego, CA  92186-5728
(858) 490-8290
Email


Vietnamese Bulletin Inserts

By special arrangement with the author, Catholic entities outside of the Diocese of San Diego can obtain the entire series of bulletin inserts on the GIRM in a Vietnamese translation commissioned by the Diocese of Orange, Calif.

To purchase the inserts in Vietnamese, rights to the Englishinserts must first be purchased through the author, as indicated above.

After verification of the purchase of the English rights, duplication rights for the series of 10 bulletin inserts in Vietnamese can be purchased from the Diocese of Orange, Calif.

The fee for reproduction rights of the entire series of 10 Vietnamese inserts is $100. Payment of this fee allows unlimited reproduction, so long as the copyright information is included.

Bulletin Insert Topics

Note: Parishes interested in the Vietnamese inserts may wish to arrange with their local diocesan liturgy office to purchase duplication rights for ALL the parishes of their Diocese, for a single $100 fee.

Contact:
Office of Worship
Diocese of Orange, CA
Tel: 714-282-3040

 Titles: English or Vietnamese Bulletin Inserts on the New GIRM

Author: Dennis Smolarski, S.J.

1. Should Our Parish Have a Crucifix or a Cross?

2. When Should We Bow and When Should We Genuflect at Mass?

3. Why Should the Assembly Participate in the Mass? Why Come to Mass on Time and Why Stay until the End of Mass?

4. Why Aren’t We Processing the Lectionary Anymore?  Why Are We Using the Book of the Gospels Instead?

5. Why Should We Have Music at All Masses?

6. Are Processions Really Necessary during Mass?

7. What Is the Gesture of Reverence for Communion and How Does It Take Place?

8. Why Can’t I Dip the Consecrated Host into the Consecrated Wine Myself?

9. What Are the Appropriate Times for Silence?

10. Why Does There Seem To Be an Emphasis on the Ambo and the Chair? Why Can’t the Priest Remain at the Altar throughout the Mass?

Titles: Spanish Bulletin Inserts on the New GIRM

Author: Dennis Smolarski, S.J.

Translation: Commissioned by the Diocese of San Diego

1. ¿Debe Nuestra Parroquia Tener un Crucifijo o una Cruz?

2. ¿Cuándo Debemos Reverenciar y Cuando Arrodillarnos en Misa?

3. ¿Por Qué la Asamblea Debe Participar en la Misa?  ¿Por Qué Llegar a Misa a Tiempo y Por Qué Permanecer hasta el Final de la Misa?

4. ¿Por Qué No Hacemos Más la Procesión del Leccionario?  Por Qué Estamos Más Bien Utilizando el Evangeliario?

5. ¿Por Qué Debemos Tener Música en Todas las Misas?

6. ¿Son Realmente Necesarias las Procesiones durante la Misa?

7. ¿Cuál Es el Gesto de Reverencia para la Comunión y Cómo se Escoge?

8. ¿Por Qué No Puedo Yo Mismo Mojar la Hostia Consagrada en el Vino Consagrado?

9. ¿Cuáles Son los Tiempos Apropiados para el Silencio?

10. ¿Por Qué Parece que se Da Tanto Enfasis sobre el Ambón y la Silla?  ¿Por Qué No Puede elSacerdote Simplemente Permanecer en el Altar a lo largo de la Misa?