The Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions [FDLC] has published a free resource for the seasons of Advent and Christmas. This preparation aid includes:
- The full text of a Rite of Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution;
- Music suggestions;
- Sample penances;
- The text of the Christmas Proclamation (to be sung before the Mass at Midnight); and,
- The text of the Proclamation of the date of Easter (to be sung before the Mass on Epiphany).
This resource may be downloaded from the Liturgy Office website and distributed freely with the permission of the Confraternity for Christian Doctrine, the USCCB, and the International Commission on English in the Liturgy.