Liturgical Norms

The Archdiocese of Washington Liturgical Norms were revised in 2010. The documents below are PDF files. If you are having trouble viewing PDF files, please upgrade to the lastest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking here.

Table of Contents
Letter from Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl
Decree
Introduction

1. General Principles
2. Christian Initiation
3. Baptism of Infants
4. Confirmation
5. First Communion
6. Sunday Eucharist
7. Penance
8. Anointing of the Sick
9. Marriage
10. Funerals
11. Seasons and Feasts
12. Liturgy of the Hours
13. Sacramentals
14. Extraordinary Form

Abbreviations
Glossary