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|Approved for use in the dioceses of the United
States of America
by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops
|Prepared by International
Commission of English in the Liturgy
A joint commission of Catholic Bishops' Conferences
The Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary was canonically approved for use ad interim by the Administrative Committee of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops on September 27, 1989 and was subsequently confirmed by the Apostolic See by decree of the Congregation for Divine Worship on March 20, 1990. As of September 8, 1992, the Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary may be published and used in the liturgy.
The following list is taken from the table of contents of the Sacramentary of the Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The texts following correspond to the titles and are explanations provided in the Sacramentary to explain the particular liturgical theme. The text has been abridged.
For more information on the background of the collection, please see additional article: Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
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