Rite of Election

All catechumens, as a part of their faith journey to the Easter Sacraments at the Easter Vigil in 2024, must be present at the Rite of Election on Sunday, February 18. The Church has gifted us with this wonderful rite and we are called to celebrate it to its fullest. Please visit https://stcdio.org/catechumenate-rcia-process/riteofelectionandcall.

Chrism 2024

This year’s Chrism Mass will be held on Thursday, March 21. There are changes to the distribution of oils this year, so watch for more information. If you need extra oils for the parish community, please complete the order form before March 10 found at https://forms.gle/j6eSRPmmFk25RzCc6.

Welcome to the Office of Worship

“[T]he liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; at the same time it is the font from which all her power flows...”

#10, Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy

Volunteer to Minister at one of the diocesan Masses

Complete this online form to be added to a contact list of liturgical ministers (hospitality ministers, ushers, sacristans, altar servers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion or lectors. Sign up here.

About the Office of Worship

The Office of Worship assists the diocesan bishop in carrying out his function as the chief liturgist and promoter and guardian of the liturgical life of this diocese.

This office assists the people of the Diocese of Saint Cloud in liturgical formation by deepening their understanding of the liturgy and helping them to implement the vision of the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy.

The Office of Worship provides leadership and direction for the development of liturgical celebrations, prayer, music, art and environment.

Much of the information contained on this website is to assist Pastors, Liturgists, Musicians and Liturgical Ministers with their roles in liturgical preparation and implementation.

Documents of the Liturgy

If you have any questions about the Worship office for the Diocese of Saint Cloud, contact the director of the Office of Worship.