The word 'missal' is taken from the Latin word ' missa ', meaning 'sent'. There are a variety of Catholic Missals available, for daily, weekly, or Sunday use. Aside from the standard Roman Missal, you can also find Marian Missals, Spanish Missals, and children’s Missals.What is the difference between the daily Roman Missal and Saint Joseph Missal?
The most distinctive part of the Daily Roman Missal is that it has references from the CCC before the Sunday Gospel readings and the Order of the Mass in Latin and English. The Saint Joseph Missal comes in a Sunday Missal one-volume version and also a three-volume missal set for weekdays and Sundays.What is included in the daily Roman Missal?
The Daily Roman Missal contains the complete prayers, antiphons, and readings (A, B, C cycle for Sundays, two-year cycle for weekdays) for all Masses throughout the liturgical year and the Order of the Mass all in one volume. Short explanations from the Catechism of the Catholic Church are given above the Sunday readings.When was the Roman Missal approved for use in the US?
The Roman Missal, Third Edition for use in the Dioceses of the United States of America was confirmed by decree of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments on March 26, 2010 (Prot. n. 1464/06/L). Proper adaptations for the United States were confirmed on July 24, 2010 (Prot. n. 577/10/L).