What should be done when preparing a liturgy for children? How do we involve them in the celebration? What sort of formation is needed for those who plan and lead these celebrations?
To help answer such questions, the Publications Service of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has released Celebrating the Liturgy of the Word with Children. This helpful resource provides practical assistance to all involved in the important ministry of planning and leading liturgies where children are present.
Written by recognized experts under the authority of the CCCB Episcopal Commission for Liturgy and the direction of the National Liturgy Office, Celebrating the Liturgy of the Word with Children will prove useful for pastors, parish teams, teachers, catechists, parents, lay presiders and lectors. This guide will help organizers in choosing both music and texts, and inspire questions for reflection.
Also included in the resources are specific suggestions for facilitating the participation of children in the liturgy of the Eucharist within larger assemblies, and a useful glossary with clear explanations of liturgical terms.
This book is one of hundreds of titles in the CCCB Publications Service catalogue, specifically developed to meet the needs of Catholics in Canada. Its website http://www.cccbpublications.ca/ is visited regularly by people from all over the world.