In addition to assisting the Bishop in his ministry as high priest and promoter of the liturgy in the diocese, this office serves as a resource to the parishes and ministers of the diocese as they strive to promote the full, conscious, and active participation of all in the liturgical life of the Church.
Please remember to see our News section below for current information of particular note.
Click here for the 2016-2017 Confirmation Schedule.
Liturgy Events: Information on the liturgical year and calendar. Diocesan liturgies. Continuing formation. The Extraordinary Form. Eastern Catholics.
Liturgy Library: Liturgy policies (including for liturgical ministries).Liturgy preparation forms (including for Masses with the Bishop, such as Confirmation). Other resources produced by the Office of Liturgy (articles, bibliographies, prayers).
Liturgy Links: Resources on the liturgy from outside the diocese. Church documents. Other organizations.
LiturgyNotes: Current or past issues of our LiturgyNotes newsletter.
New Order of Celebrating Matrimony: Resources for implementing the new OCM. Information about and registration for diocesan workshops.
New Roman Missal: Resources for using the new Roman Missal. Chant resources. There is also a sub-page that addresses specific questions on the Missal and the effect of the new Missal on other rites.
Preaching Links: Resources for scripture study and preaching.
Influenza page: Questions regarding the flu (and other infections) and liturgical practice.
Monsignor Thomas Zinkula, of the Archdiocese of Dubuque, has been named as the 9th Bishop of Davenport!
Click here for instructions regarding the Eucharistic Prayer and Intercessions.
Diocesan Prayer for 2017 - card format - English
Diocesan Prayer for 2017 - card format - Spanish
Diocesan Prayer for 2017 - card format - Vietnamese