The Committee on Divine Worship, a standing committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has the responsibility for all matters relating to the Liturgy. (Read the Committee's mandate here.) The Secretariat of Divine Worship carries out the work of the Committee on Divine Worship, by:
- overseeing the preparation and approval of liturgical books and texts and granting the concordat cum originali for publications of liturgical texts in the United States;
- reviewing all publications in the United States which contain excerpts from approved liturgical books;
- providing leadership in liturgical formation and sacramental catechesis, especially by means of its monthly Newsletter and other publications; and
- serving as a resource for Bishops and Diocesan liturgical commissions and offices of Worship seeking advice.
Roman Missal, Third Edition from USCCB Communications
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