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The Roman Missal, Third Edition

RESOURCES ON THE NEW ENGLISH TRANSLATION

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website includes explanatory materials, frequently asked questions, sample texts, videos, PowerPoint presentations, bulletin inserts, and new musical settings suitable for a variety of audiences.  http://old.usccb.org/romanmissal/

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The Archdiocese of Boston's page devoted to the new missal features audio clips and music scores of chants which will accompany the new translation. A scroll down the page provides a number of links to standard information and aides about the changes.  http://www.bostoncatholic.org/newromanmissal.aspx

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Fr. John Baldovin S.J., Professor of Historical and Liturgical Theology at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, has a five-part video lecture series on YouTube entitled, “The New Roman Missal: Challenge and Opportunity.”  In the series, Fr. Baldovin examines the history of the translation of The Roman Missal and explores the significance of the changes made in the new text.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9HfwAMqmvg

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Life Teen has a number of videos aimed at teens to help explain the changes made in the missal. These videos can be found on the vimeo website at http://vimeo.com/25418957

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Loyola Press provides articles penned by catechist Joe Paprocki and liturgist D. Todd Williamson http://www.loyolapress.com/articles-about-the-roman-missal-changes.htm. They also provide a free, three-part webinar available on demand and a slide show for download.
http://www.loyolapress.com/roman-missal-changes-webinar.htm

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Notre Dame Center for Liturgy presents “Web Catechesis: The Roman Missal.”  It includes a video series featuring various liturgical experts.  These videos can be viewed online, free of charge.
http://liturgy.nd.edu/web-catechesis/  

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Our Sunday Visitor has a blog “The Roman Missal: A New Blog on the 2011 Changes,” that keeps readers abreast of different facets of the changes. http://www.romanmissalchanges.com/

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Liturgical Training Publications hosts pages called “Revised Roman Missal,” offering articles, side-by-side views of old and new translations, videos, free downloads, and other links on the topic of the new translations. http://revisedromanmissal.org/Roman_Missal.aspx

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Sadlier Religion offers an informative series of articles by Fr. Ron Lewinski (http://www.sadlierreligion.com/webelieve/romanmissal.cfm) and commentary for catechists and parents by Kathy Hendricks (http://www.sadlierreligion.com/webelieve/resourcesforcatechists.cfm).  
It provides a free PowerPoint presentation and an event packet for a program to explore the Mass as memorial, meal, and sacrifice and to present the changes in the translation. Appropriate for a catechist training session, an adult enrichment evening, a class on the Mass, or an intergenerational parish gathering.  http://www.sadlierreligion.com/webelieve/gather.cfm

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Fr. Paul Turner, pastor, liturgist, and homilist, shares articles, videos, and transcripts of talks he has given on the new translation.  http://www.paulturner.org/Roman%20Missal.htm

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St. Louis University’s Center for Liturgy has a page of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about The Roman Missal translation.  This site continues to add questions and explanations.  You are welcome to send a question. See “New Translation FAQs” at http://liturgy.slu.edu/27OrdA100211/main.html