The New Translation

Resources for celebrating Mass in Schools.The celebration of the Mass is at the heart of Catholic life and worship. It is therefore important that assistance is given to those in our schools who are responsible for planning and preparing Eucharistic celebrations.

These guidelines were revised in April 2011 in light of the new translation of the Roman Missal.

‘New Zealand Liturgy Office’
Download PowerPoints that contain the revised responses of the Mass.

‘The Two Thomases’ A short video that explain in teen talk the reasons for the new translation.  A helpful starting point for discussion on and explanation of the new translation.

‘Words in essence‘ (PDF) An extended look at the new translation including its historical context.