22 September 2011

The Brits do it better, so they say

Some readers have emailed to say that the British editions of the new missal are much better than anything on these shores. Check them out. Apparently they're good for England, Wales, Scotland and Australia.

The altar missal:

The chapel missal:

They also have a complete study missal:

As well as a smart peoples verson:


  1. I wonder if an American priest can use the British missal.

  2. Yes he can... in Britain. English-language missals used in the USA must be approved for use in the dioceses of the USA, as the title page would indicate. There are adaptations to the GIRM (approved by the Holy See) for the USA and other countries, as well as certain Mass formularies that might not be included in other (non-USA) English-language missals.