Living Liturgy 2018 Liturgical and spiritual formation for the whole parish!

Introducing our new team of authors!

Brian Schmisek

Brian Schmisek is associate professor and dean of the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago. Prior to coming to Chicago in 2012, he was the founding dean of the School of Ministry at the University of Dallas. His published works include Ancient Faith for the Modern World: A Brief Guide to the Apostles' Creed (ACTA), A Greek Reader for Chase & Phillips (Wipf & Stock), Resurrection of the Flesh or Resurrection from the Dead: Implications for Theology (Liturgical Press), many other books coauthored for biblical study, and articles.

Diana Macalintal

Diana Macalintal has served as a liturgist, musician, author, speaker, and composer for the last twenty-five years, and her work can be found in Give Us This Day and many other publications. She is the author of The Eucharist Catechist's Guide (Saint Mary's Press), as well as The Work of Your Hands: Prayers for Ordinary and Extraordinary Moments of Grace and Joined by the Church, Sealed by a Blessing: Couples and Communities Called to Conversion Together (Liturgical Press). Macalintal is a cofounder of TeamRCIA.com with her husband, Nick Wagner.

Jay Cormier

Jay Cormier is editor of Connections, a monthly newsletter for homilists and preachers. He is an adjunct professor of humanities and communications at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, and leads preaching and liturgy workshops for clergy and laity. Cormier has contributed to America, U.S. Catholic, Worship, and Give Us This Day; and is the author of The Deacon's Ministry of the Word and previous editions of Waiting in Joyful Hope: Daily Reflections for Advent and Christmas and Not by Bread Alone: Daily Reflections for Lent (Liturgical Press).

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Available July 2017

Living Liturgy

Spirituality, Celebration, and Catechesis for Sundays and Solemnities Year B (2018)

Brian Schmisek, Diana Macalintal, and Jay Cormier

Living Liturgy™ integrates daily living, prayer, and study in one inviting and easy-to-use resource. It is an indispensable guide that deepens and strengthens the worship experience for the whole parish. It includes featured liturgical texts, supports for ministry, and utility features. Consider it an essential resource to connecting the liturgy to leadership so that celebrating the liturgy and living a liturgical spirituality become the focus of each ministry.

Paperback, 320 pp., 8 1/2 x 10 7/8, $16.95 (1-4 copies); $13.95* (5-19 copies); $9.95* net (20 or more copies)

eBook, $13.99

*Asterisk indicates discount price available only on “no-returns” basis. No further discounts apply.

Available July 2017

Living Liturgy Sunday Missal 2018

Living Liturgy™ Sunday Missal combines essential liturgical content with the finest presentation on the market today. This annual, one-issue Sunday Mass guide is compatible with any hymnal program and affordably priced for parishes.

  • High-quality cover and paper
  • Gospel reflection for each Sunday
  • Readings and congregational dialogue in large, 13-point, bold type
  • Two-color text in sense lines
  • Includes the rite of the Liturgy of the Word and the Rite for Distributing Holy Communion Outside Mass

Paperback, 456 pp., 5 1/4 x 8 1/4, $2.25* net (50 or more copies); $2.95* net (25-49 copies); $3.95* net (5-24 copies); $9.95 (1-4 copies)

Price per subscription per year (one volume shipped annually). Shipping and handling additional. No returns accepted.

Available July 2017

Living Liturgy for Music Ministers

Year B (2018)

Brian Schmisek, Diana Macalintal, and Jay Cormier

Inspire music ministers to lead the assembly more effectively in the Liturgy of the Word with Living Liturgy™ for Music Ministers. Fresh content and a new team of contributors offer music ministers the spiritual preparation they need to be confident, strong leaders of sung prayer. The Liturgy of the Word, and particularly the psalm, will come alive in new ways for those involved in music ministry and the entire worshiping assembly. It is the perfect support tool for your parish music ministry.

Living Liturgy™ for Music Ministers begins with the First Sunday of Advent 2017 and includes the following:

  • Readings and responsorial psalm for every Sunday
  • Readings and responsorial psalm for Ash Wednesday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil Mass, and holy days of obligation
  • Reflection on the day's gospel reading
  • Suggestions for psalmist's spiritual preparation and prayers
  • "How-to" guide for using this book

Paperback, 216 pp., 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, $9.95 (1-5 copies); $7.95* net (6 or more copies)

eBook, $7.99

*Asterisk indicates discount price available only on “no-returns” basis. No further discounts apply.

Available July 2017

Living Liturgy for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Year B (2018)

Brian Schmisek, Diana Macalintal, and Jay Cormier

This concise, easy-to-use resource from a team of fresh new voices provides spiritual nourishment and encouragement to help extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion prepare for their role during liturgy or visits to the sick and homebound. By focusing on the Sunday gospels and the Communion minister's own personal reflection, this indispensable aid helps those involved to reverently and prayerfully prepare and carry out their ministry.

Living Liturgy™ for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion begins with the First Sunday of Advent 2017 and includes the following:

  • Sunday-by-Sunday gospels
  • Personal reflections for Communion ministers
  • A brief theology of the ministry
  • A separate insert card with the rite for Administration of Communion to the Sick by a Special Minister
  • Page for inscription of the minister's name and church

Paperback, 136 pp., 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, $9.95 (1-5 copies); $6.95* net (6 or more copies)

eBook, $7.99

*Asterisk indicates discount price available only on “no-returns” basis. No further discounts apply.

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