BREAKING: Eucharistic Prayers Changed

Icon: Jesus and Saint Joseph

The redoubtable Fr. Z reports:

Decades after John XXIII placed the name of Joseph in the Roman Canon, it seems that the name of the great Patron of the Dying, Terror of Demons, will be in the Eucharistic Prayers II, III and IV in the 3rd edition of the Missale Romanum.

I received a copy of a document from the USCCB which communicates the decree – Paternas vices (Prot. N. 215/11/L) – of the Congregation for Divine Worship.

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II:
that with the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God,
with Blessed Joseph, her Spouse,
with the blessed Apostles

III:
with the most Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God,
with blessed Joseph, her Spouse,
with your blessed Apostles and glorious Martyrs

IV:
with the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God
with blessed Joseph, her Spouse,
and with your Apostles

More details at Fr. Z’s blog including the Latin and Spanish versions.

One thought on “BREAKING: Eucharistic Prayers Changed

  1. Simply put, this is a good thing. In an age of diminished manhood, St. Joseph is a superb role model and intercessor.