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Guide for Sacristans (Third Edition)

Guide for Sacristans (Third Edition)



The work of the sacristan is extremely important, for without their preparations, the Mass cannot begin. Sacristans work behind the scenes to help ensure proper celebration of the liturgy, setting out the books, the vestments, the vessels, the bread, and the wine. Grounded in Church doctrine and liturgical practice, this updated guide provides newly formed and experienced sacristans with the skills and theological insights to help them fulfill these crucial tasks.


This guide includes:

- Theological and historical reflections on the liturgy and the ministry

- Practical skill-building and advice for serving in this role

- Ways to deepen your spirituality and call to discipleship

- Answers to frequently asked questions

- Recommended resources

- A glossary

- Questions for discussion and reflection


Author: Corinna Laughlin and Paul Turner
Publisher: Liturgy Training

Pages: 96

Publication Date: 2021

ISBN: 9781616715847

No. 2202200022

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