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Office of Worship and Sacramental Formation

Welcome to the web pages of the Office of
Worship and Sacramental Formation

This site is designed to reinforce, affirm and expand the offerings of the Office of Worship. We invite you to partake of the varied resources you will find here in the sincere hope that your liturgical experience on Sunday will continue to live in every moment of your daily life. May your spirit be nurtured and your questions answered.


First Sunday of Lent - Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 3:00 P.M.

  Click HERE to access registration form

To be filled out by RCIA Coordinators or Parish Representative from each parish planning to attend. Note: This year, you do NOT need to submit names of candidates and catechumens.


The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen at 3:00 P.M.

The Most Reverend William E. Lori, Celebrant

St. Mary - Annapolis at 3:00 P.M.

The Most Reverend Mark E. Brennan, Celebrant

National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton at 3:00 P.M.

The Most Reverend Adam J. Parker, Celebrant

Liturgical Resources

Roman Missal Resources and Links

Archdiocesan information

Holy Communion under Both Kinds: Response from the USCCB Secretariat for Divine Worship, October 29, 2011.

See the accompanying Archdiocesan Memo.

  • Prayer of the Faithful - How can your community write better and more relevant intentions for the Prayer of the Faithful? View this

    helpful guide.

By his taking flesh and coming among us, Jesus has touched us,

and through the sacraments he continues to touch us even today; transforming our hearts, he unceasingly enables us to acknowledge and acclaim him as the Son of God. In faith, we can touch him and receive the power of his grace. Pope Francis.

Lumen Fidei, no. 31, June 29, 2013

Sacraments of Initiation

Baptism & RCIA - USCCB

Confirmation-USCCB; Age for Confirmation-USCCB

Adult Confirmation Dates:

Spring 2017


Fall 2017



USCCB Pastoral Exhortation on the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Anointing of the Sick-USCCB

Anointing of the Sick-USCCB

Anointing of the Sick-USCCB

Holy Matrimony

Holy Orders

Archdiocesan R.C.I.A. information. More information and new templates for the Rite of Acceptance/ Rite of Welcoming and other resources: (Date of Celebration for 2017 and registration form will be available soon )

Liturgical Ministers

Musical Ministers Find more information

( about musical opportunities in the archdiocese.


Sacramental Catechesis from Pope Francis

Sacramental Formation


Sacraments of Healing

Sacraments of Vocation and Service

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults