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The New Roman Missal

The last Mass translation had been used since the early 1970s and underwent a complete new translation and update over the last 10 years. Approved by the United States bishops and confirmed by the Vatican, the new translation aims to be more faithful to the Latin original texts and more fully express the scriptural foundation of the Liturgy. On November 27, 2011, the First Sunday of Advent, we will begin to use the new translation. To help you become familiar with the new translation and deepen your understanding of the Sacred Liturgy, we have made these documents available for you to download and read at home.

What Is the Roman Missal?

The Introductory Rites

“And with Your Spirit”

The Confiteor (I confess to Almighty God…)

The Liturgy of the Word

“Consubstantial with the Father” (Creed)

The Liturgy of the Eucharist

The Concluding Rites

The Order of Mass with annotations

Translation Comparisons (Latin, current English translation, new English translation)

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St. Francis of Assisi located at
135 W. 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
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