The Department for Christian Life and Worship has prepared a guide for composers to the Order of Mass. As well as providing texts for composers to set and guidance on the role of music in the Mass it also provides details of the Process for Permission to Publish settings of the liturgical texts. Any setting of liturgical texts published in England and Wales have to be submitted to the Department prior to publication.
Composer's Guide 333.32 kB
Music - permission to publish (Word) 37.50 kB
Music - permission to publish (pdf) 45.33 kB
Email submissions to the Liturgy Office
As there have been fewer submissions the Panel will be meeting at intervals of about 8 weeks. This will be kept under review. Publishers who have projects which may need to be processed outside this timetable should consult Information Sheet 5 and contact the Liturgy Office.
Monday 30 September (submissions received by Monday 23 September)
Tuesday 26 November (submissions received by Tuesday 19 November)
Tuesday 14 January 2014 (submissions received by Tuesday 7 January)
A list of settings which have been approved for publication in England and Wales by the Department for Christian Life and Worship.
The Department for Christian Life and Worship has prepared a guide for composers to the texts of the Liturgical Year in the Missal.Read more
Additional information and guidance for publishers and composers engaged with the Process for Permission to Publish.Read more