Meet the Lumen Christi Series

A Comprehensive Program of Liturgical Resources

The Lumen Christi Series helps parishes worship beautifully. It contains a variety of resources for the liturgical assembly, cantor, choir, and accompanist, and is aimed at assisting parishes in the work of gradually renewing and deepening their liturgical prayer.

The Lumen Christi Series shines – inside and out – with radiant beauty and noble simplicity, and its design and construction reflects the dignity and permanence of the sacred liturgy. Read more to discover which resources are right for your parish.

(Please note: Some parts of the Lumen Christi Series are still in development and are not yet available for purchase. For updates and publication announcements please subscribe to our newsletter.)

 

Lumen Christi Missal

A Beautiful, Permanent, Comprehensive Worship Resource for the Pew

The Lumen Christi Missal is the flagship of the Lumen Christi Series. First published in 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 assembly 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. Order Now »

 

Lumen Christi Simple Gradual (Assembly & Choir Editions)

Equip your Parish to Sing the Mass

The Lumen Christi Simple Gradual is the perfect starting point for parishes to begin singing the Mass.

This “economy edition” of the Lumen Christi Missal 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 Ordinaries.

Available in both Assembly and Choir editions, the Lumen Christi Simple Gradual will be a lasting addition to your parish’s repertoire and will help your parish sing the MassOrder Now »

 

Lumen Christi Hymnal

The Ideal Companion Hymnal

lc-hymnal-592x950The Lumen Christi Hymnal is the ideal hymnal companion to the Lumen Christi Missal and Lumen Christi Simple Gradual. It is the hymnal that parishes have been searching for, but have not been able to find.

Containing the essential core of classic hymnody with the most familiar tunes, 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, Vespers and Compline in English translation, making the Lumen Christi Hymnal useful for parish as well as individual celebrations of the Divine Office. Order Now »

 

 

Accompaniment / Choir Editions

Resources for Accompanist and Choir in Modern Notation

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The Lumen Christi Accompaniment / Choir Editions in modern notation are the perfect complement to your pew resources.

The accompaniment editions now available include:

These new resources for your accompanist and choir members in modern notation interface seamlessly with the Lumen Christi Missal, Lumen Christi Hymnal, and Lumen Christi Simple GradualOrder Now »

 

Lumen Christi Gradual

A Full English Gradual for Cantor and Choir (In Development)

lc-gradual-592x950The Lumen Christi Gradual is a comprehensive English gradual for the Mass, 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.