The new Canadian English-language version of the third typical edition of the Roman Missal was launched at the CCCB Plenary on Monday evening, 17 October 2011. The President of the CCCB, Bishop
Shipment of the Missal to Canadian parishes began today, 18 October 2011.
This is a wonderful moment in the life of our Conference – the launching of the English-language version of the third typical edition of the Roman Missal. In a few moments, I will present you with the second copy that was printed. The first copy is receiving a special binding, and will be given to the Holy Father during an audience this November when he receives the Presidency of our Conference.
This one book represents many days (and nights!) of work. It is a shared editorial enterprise, involving the Bishops across
This book has also involved many days (and nights!) of dedicated work by the staff of our Publications Service. It included proofreading; layout and design; negotiations with printers and binders; copyright permissions; selecting paper, ribbons, tabs and cover materials; and coordinating suppliers. All that was synchronized by our Publications Director, Dr.
We wish to congratulate, and thank, each supplier and the departments of our Conference for their cooperation with our Executive Committee and the
All of us are proud of the new Missal that our Conference has published for the Church in
Your Excellency, with great pleasure and pride, on behalf of our Conference, I present you with this copy of the new Canadian English-language edition of our Roman Missal.
+ Pierre Morissette
Bishop of Saint-Jérôme
President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
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