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Most Widely Used Missal Program in U.S. Now Available with Daily Readings

Contact: Ben Peterson, PR Specialist, OCP, 503-460-5363


PORTLAND, Oregon, July 29 /Christian Newswire/ -- OCP has released an expanded version of the popular Today's Missal program, offering complete Lectionary readings for Sundays, holy days AND weekdays throughout the year.

"Most parishes have weekday Masses--and a dedicated group attending them," says OCP Publisher John Limb. "We're proud to provide a missal that supports those communities."

Started in 1934 as My Sunday Missal--one of the first "pamphlet-missals" to be printed in English--Today's Missal is now the most widely used missal program in the United States.

Features of the new Today's Missal with Daily Readings include:

  • Daily Mass section with complete Lectionary readings, psalm refrain and verses, antiphons, all three presidential prayers, and hymn suggestions
  • Content for optional memorials: Scripture citations, entrance antiphon, opening prayer, psalm response and Communion antiphon
  • All the great features of Today's Missal--seasonal music and everything you need for Sundays and holy days for the entire year
  • Three seasonal issues, plus the annual Music Issue (included with subscription)
  • Excellent second missal--get 50 for your daily Mass chapel
  • Large-print size book--fits OCP's large missal covers
  • Devotional resource for individual, at-home Scripture study


Daily Readings Section Format

  • Suggested hymn for the day (appropriate to the day or season)
  • Entrance antiphon
  • Opening prayer
  • Complete first reading, plus second reading for holy days
  • Responsorial psalm (refrain and all verses)
  • Gospel acclamation (verse and response)
  • Complete Gospel reading
  • Prayer over the gifts
  • Communion antiphon
  • Prayer after Communion


For more information on Today's Missal with Daily Readings or any of OCP's other products, services and artists, visit OCP.org or call 1-800-548-8749.

About OCP
OCP, a not-for-profit publisher of liturgical music and worship resources based in Portland, Oregon, has been in operation for more than 80 years. Worship materials produced by OCP are used in two-thirds of Catholic churches in the United States and are distributed worldwide.