The Deacon at Mass: A Theological and Pastoral Guide

The Deacon at Mass: A Theological and Pastoral Guide

by William T. Ditewig
     
 

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Far more than a simple how-to manual, this book situates the role of the deacon at the Eucharist-based on the new General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) and related documents. A step-by-step pastoral guide for deacons and all those concerned with the liturgy, this text looks at everything a deacon must do, may do, and may never do, and offers solid theological… See more details below

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Far more than a simple how-to manual, this book situates the role of the deacon at the Eucharist-based on the new General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) and related documents. A step-by-step pastoral guide for deacons and all those concerned with the liturgy, this text looks at everything a deacon must do, may do, and may never do, and offers solid theological and practical rationale for each. This superb work of liturgical catechesis is written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, offering lucid and helpful tips for liturgists and liturgical ministers to make the deacon's service at Mass more effective and meaningful for them and their parishioners. Study questions follow each chapter.

About the Author:
Deacon William T. Ditewig, PhD, is executive director of the Secretariat of the Diaconate and interim executive director of the Secretariat for Evangelization at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, DC

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ISBN-13:
9780809148523
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
11/22/2013
Pages:
106
Sales rank:
575,278
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 5.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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