100 East Eight Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Word From the Director
Word from the Director: Welcome to the Office for Divine Worship and Sacraments (ODWS)! The purpose of the ODWS for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is to serve as a central location through which the liturgical needs of the Archdiocese can be addressed. The office devotes its efforts to offering liturgical, theological, pastoral, canonical and historical guidance in the celebration of the Church’s liturgical rites. The ODWS primarily serves pastors, parish musicians and staff persons, parish worship commissions, and parish members by providing consultation and resources in the areas of liturgy, RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults), environment and art, music, and the sacraments.
• “Laudate: Forming Youth for Music Ministers”
• Days of Reflection for Parish Liturgical Ministers
• Liturgical preparation materials
• Liturgical resources (i.e. Lector Workbooks, Sourcebooks, Marriage Preparation Guidelines, Funeral Preparation Guidelines, Guidelines for Adoration, and many current liturgical books)