Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

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Divine Worship
and the Discipline of the Sacraments


Red BallNotitiae
Notices on the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (1969-1981) from the official Journal of the Sacred Congregation For Divine Worship And The Discipline Of The Sacraments. These notes offer official interpretation and clarification of issues and questions concerning the G.I.R.M and the Roman Missal. These official interpretations are binding on the faithful in the Roman Rite until such time as they are superceded by other legislation.

Red BallAge of Confirmation: When Local and Universal Law Conflict
Reply concerning the request of a child of 11 years old, for reception of the Sacrament of Confirmation in anticipation of the local policy of conferring the Sacrament no sooner than the sophomore year of high school
December 18, 1999

Red BallInaestimabile Donum
Instruction Concerning Worship Of The Eucharistic Mystery
December 18, 1999

Red BallImmensae Caritatis
On Facilitating Reception Of Communion In Certain Circumstances
January 29, 1973

Red BallMemoriale Domini
Instruction On The Manner Of Distributing
Holy Communion
April 7, 1980

Red BallEucharistiae Sacramentum
Promulgating the Editio Typica of Rites for
Holy Communion and Worship of the Eucharist
outside Mass
June 21, 1973

Red BallVatican Communication on
Female Altar Servers

March 15, 1994