Sacred Worship

Mission and Purpose of the Office of Sacred Worship

“In the restoration and promotion of the sacred liturgy, this full and active participation by all the people is the aim to be considered before all else; for it is the primary and indispensable source from which the faithful are to derive the true Christian spirit . . .”

--Vatican II, Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, 14

 

The Office of Sacred Worship is a pastoral service agency of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and serves as a liturgical resource for the parishes of the Archdiocese. Its administration includes:

 

Christian Initiation

Church Building - Renovations and Reclamation

Eucharistic Adoration

Events, Conferences and Resources

Rites and Sacraments

Sacred Music

Liturgical and Sacramental Questions

Order for Celebrating Matrimony

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