The Liturgy Office of the Diocese of London serves all who celebrate the liturgy, that they might share in the primary and indispensable source of Christian life, and do so “fully aware of what they are doing, actively engaged in the rite and enriched by effects.” (SC, 11)
These pages contain a wealth of information, resources and events about liturgy in the Diocese of London. For additional information, contact the Director of Liturgy.
Rite of Election
The Rite of the Christian Initiation process is celebrated each year on the First Sunday of Lent with Bishop Fabbro at St. Peter's Cathedral Basilica.
Mass of Chrism
Bishop Fabbro and priests from throughout the Diocese of London celebrate this annual Mass commemorating the founding of the priesthood by Christ. During Mass, special oils that all parishes in the Diocese will use to administer the Sacraments during the upcoming year will be consecrated.
Workshop for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Designed to advance the participant's understanding of the Eucharist, as well as to rehearse the practical aspects of serving Communion at Mass and to the home bound. This program will be offered once in each deanery, alternating years with the Lector's Workshop.
Foot Washing on Holy Thursday
Please find attached the documentation on the new Decree and the Commentary from Archbishop Roche for Washing of the Feet on Holy Thursday: