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The New Roman Missal

The Easter Proclamation/Exsultet Recording

2013 Lent and Easter Guidelines

These recordings below are provided for your use as you learn the Chants of the Roman Missal.

Chants of the Roman Missal – Participation Aid

1.  Greeting 
2.  Penitential Act 
3.  Gloria 
4.  Gloria Antiphonal 
5.  Credo I 
6.  Credo III 
7.  Orate, Fratres 
8.  Preface Dialogue 
9.  Sanctus 
10. Memorial Acclamation A 
11. Memorial Acclamation B 
12. Memorial Acclamation C 
13. Doxology 
14. The Lord's Prayer 
15. Agnus Dei 
16. Invitation to Communion 
17. Final Blessing 
18. Dismissals  

Office of Divine Worship Saint Cecilia Schola
Richard J. Clark, Director

Many thanks to music ministers from the Archdiocese of Boston who volunteered their time and talent:

Allesandra Cionco, Richard J. Clark, Mark Donohoe, Rev. Jonathan Gaspar, Liz Kerigan, Emily Lau, Clare McNamara, Michael Olbash, Elisabeth Pifer, Tanya Skypeck, Jason Villarreal

The implementation of the third edition of the Roman Missal has gone very smoothly in the Archdiocese of Boston, thanks to the clergy and parish leaders who worked so hard to prepare their communities for this new translation of the Mass.  The Archdiocesan Office of Divine Worship has received very good reports from people throughout the Archdiocese, and we hope that in this next year of praying with new texts the reports will continue to be favorable.  The new texts are rich in theological meaning, and invite us all to a deeper understanding of our faith.  They also encourage us to look at ways of improving our celebration of the Eucharist.  The goal of the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council was for full, conscious and active participation on the part of all the faithful.  As we pray with the new Roman Missal we are part of an ongoing liturgical renewal.  As we pray with new texts, we will encounter words that may seem unfamiliar.  The challenge for us in these days is to discover the rich theological meaning of these words, so as to come to a deeper understanding of our faith.  The Liturgy is the source and summit of our faith and of our life as Christians.  Check out these resources below that will help you to understand the meaning behind the words we pray at Holy Mass:

If you’re interested in learning more about the revised Roman Missal, please visit some of the websites we’ve listed below.  For a more comprehensive bibliography, click here. 

Resources for the New Roman Missal:

Click here for a presentation: Learning the Words of the New Roman Missal.
Additional Resources:

npm-logo National Association of Pastoral Musicians   The resources on this page are designed for priests, deacons, and musicians to learn and/or teach the music found in The Roman Missal (2010).


Music for the English Language Roman Missal 

Music for the Roman Missal – One of the new features of the Revised Roman Missal is the inclusion of simple, beautiful chants for use throughout the celebration of Mass.  One of the best ways to introduce the changes is to do so through song.  Please note that the texts and music available on this site are for study rather than immediate liturgical use.  We are not authorized to use these chants until the First Sunday of Advent, 2011.


USCCB ROMAN MISSAL WEBSITE – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have created a website filled with helpful information that will assist parishes in implementing the Revised Roman Missal.  This is the most helpful website for those who want to see the new translations.  You’ll find great resources for use in parish bulletins and newsletters.  You’ll also find the most frequently asked questions about the new translation, and answers that will prepare you to grow in your understanding of the new text.

For more information regarding the New Roman Missal, click here. 

newromanmissal-bctv At this page,, each week, Monsignor Maroney will offer a reflection on the Collect prayer, or what is commonly referred to as the opening prayer, for the Sunday Mass. There is also video from the “Preparing for the New Roman Missal” symposium for priests held at Saint John's Seminary. This workshop for priests was designed to provide an understanding of the origins of the third edition of the Missale Romanum and the translation principles and process followed for its completion.



Related Videos


Easter Proclamation - Exsultet - New Translation of the Roman Missal - ICEL

Posted: 03/01/2012


Easter Proclamation - Exsultet - New Translation of the Roman Missal - ICEL

01 Greeting

Posted: 08/04/2011


01 Greeting - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

02 Penitential Act

Posted: 08/04/2011


02 Penitential Act - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

03 Gloria

Posted: 08/04/2011


03 Gloria - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

04 Gloria Antiphonal

Posted: 08/04/2011


04 Gloria Antiphonal - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

05 Credo I

Posted: 08/04/2011


05 Credo I - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

06 Credo III

Posted: 08/04/2011


06 Credo III - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

07 Orate Fratres

Posted: 08/04/2011


07 Orate Fratres - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

08 Preface Dialogue

Posted: 08/04/2011


08 Preface Dialogue - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

09 Sanctus

Posted: 08/04/2011


09 Sanctus - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

10 Memorial Acclamation A

Posted: 08/04/2011


10 Memorial Acclamation A - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

11 Memorial Acclamation B

Posted: 08/04/2011


11 Memorial Acclamation B - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

12 Memorial Acclamation C

Posted: 08/04/2011


12 Memorial Acclamation C - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

13 Doxology

Posted: 08/04/2011


13 Doxology - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

14 The Lord's Prayer

Posted: 08/04/2011


14 The Lord's Prayer - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

15 Agnus Dei

Posted: 08/04/2011


15 Agnus Dei - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

16 Invitation To Communion

Posted: 08/04/2011


16 Invitation To Communion - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

17 Final Blessing

Posted: 08/04/2011


17 Final Blessing - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic

18 Dismissals

Posted: 08/04/2011


18 Dismissals - Produced by RJCCeciliaMusic