Sectoral Commissions

Commission for Liturgy and the Sacraments (English Sector)


The Episcopal Commission for Liturgy and the Sacraments of the English Sector, assisted by the National Liturgy Office, serves the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) by carrying out the following tasks:

– to produce ritual and liturgical books for use in Canada in accordance with the Guidelines for Liturgical Publications and the requirements of the Holy See;
– to studying questions regarding the liturgy and liturgical adaptations which may be proposed to the Holy See (cf. Sacrosanctum Concilium, no. 44);
– to coordinate work and national studies, wherever possible, with the French Sector Commission pour la liturgie et les sacrements and its corresponding Office national de liturgie.
to review music and hymns for approved liturgical use by the Catholic Church in Canada.
– to facilitate education and training in liturgical matters.


The Most Rev. Wayne Lawrence Lobsinger, Chairman
The Most Rev. Stephen A. Hero
The Most Rev. Vincent Nguyen

Liturgy and Sacraments

Director and Commission Secretary

Christina Ronzio, M.A.

National Liturgy Office


2500 Don Reid Drive
Ottawa (ON) K1H 2J2

613-241-9461, ext. 108