by Paul Turner
With a theological and historical overview of the newly translated texts of the Order of Confirmation, this practical resource provides your parish team with a collaborative approach to catechizing about and preparing for the Confirmation liturgy. Paul Turner walks through each part of the rite, noting best practices and highlighting differences in the newly translated ritual; provides guidance selecting Scripture readings, prayer texts, and music; advice for preparing the liturgical environment; and offers suggestions for evangelization and hospitality.
As part of the Preparing Parish Worship™ series, this book includes:
Theological explanations of the Sacrament of Confirmation
Historical contexts for the development of the Confirmation liturgy
Answers to frequently asked questions and advice for complicated situations
A glossary and suggestions for additional resources
Inspirational and instructive quotations from Scripture and Church documents
Ritually instructive photos , and foster a welcoming spirit.
84 pages, 15 x 23 cm, paperback, Liturgy Training Publications
Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops