A Complete Parish Sacred Music Program
The Lumen Christi Series is an all-new, complete program of sacred music for Catholic parishes. It contains a series of resources for the congregation, cantor, choir or schola cantorum, and organist, and is aimed at assisting parishes in liturgical renewal that is in accord with the Church’s mind and timeless tradition.
The Lumen Christi Series shines – inside and out – with the radiant beauty and noble simplicity of the Roman Rite, and its construction reflects the dignity and permanence of the sacred liturgy. The various publications in the series integrate seamlessly together and may be implemented in various ways, based upon your parish’s pastoral needs. Read more to discover which resources are right for you.
Lumen Christi Missal
A Beautiful, Permanent, Comprehensive Missal for the Pew (Now Shipping!)
The Lumen Christi Missal is the flagship of the Lumen Christi Series. Published in the Fall of 2012, it has quickly become one of the most viable permanent replacements for disposable missal subscriptions and so much more. A dignified and beautiful book for the pew with two ribbons, it actually pays for itself in less than three years.
It contains Lectionary Readings ABC for Sundays and Feasts, Daily Mass propers, simple English chant settings for the Entrance, Responsorial Psalm, Alleluia, Offertory and Communion, sung Order of Mass, 18 Mass Ordinaries, Devotions, and more. A worship resource with the pastoral needs of parishes in mind, the Lumen Christi Missal is ready to assist your parish in the ongoing work of liturgical renewal. Learn More »
Lumen Christi Hymnal
The Essential Companion Hymnal for Mass and Office (Coming Soon!)
Containing the essential core of classic hymnody with the most familiar tunes and harmonizations, and dignified, theologically sound texts, it is an immediately practical and useful hymnal for parish life today.
This sleek volume also contains the complete cycle of traditional chant hymns for Lauds and Vespers in English translation, making the Lumen Christi Hymnal useful for parish as well as individual celebrations of the Divine Office. Learn More »
Shipping in early 2014!
Lumen Christi Simple Gradual (Pew & Choir Editions)
Equip your Congregation to Sing the Mass (Coming Soon!)
The Lumen Christi Simple Gradual is the perfect starting point for parishes to begin singing the Mass. This economical worship resource (not to be confused with the Graduale Simplex) contains a complete repertoire of simple English chant antiphons for the Entrance, Offertory and Communion processions that are specially arranged for congregational singing. Additionally, this volume contains the full sung Order of Mass, and 18 Mass Settings in English and Latin.
Available in both Pew and Choir editions, the Lumen Christi Simple Gradual will be a lasting addition to your parish’s repertoire and will help you sing the Mass, not just sing at Mass. Learn More »
Shipping in early 2014!
Lumen Christi Gradual
A Comprehensive English Gradual for Cantor and Choir (Coming Soon!)
The Lumen Christi Gradual is a comprehensive English gradual for Sundays and Major Feasts. It is the Cantor/Choir complement to the Lumen Christi Missal, containing English chant settings with pointed Psalm verses for the full Proper of the Mass: The Entrance, Responsorial Psalm, Alleluia, Offertory, and Communion antiphons. Additionally, this volume contains the full sung Order of Mass, and 18 Mass Settings in English and Latin.
In short, the Lumen Christi Gradual is the definitive parish resource for fully sung liturgy in English, providing chant settings that are simple, accessible, flexible and enduring. Learn More »
Coming in 2014!
Organ Accompaniment Editions
Comprehensive Accompaniment Editions for the Organist (Coming Soon!)
Organ accompaniment editions for all of the publications in the Lumen Christi Series are currently in preparation. Some accompaniments may be downloaded from our Score Library prior to the publication of the organ accompaniment editions.