Published annually, Breaking Bread offers everything you need for your weekly liturgies, including approved content from the Lectionary for Mass and the Roman Missal as well as more than 850 hymn, song and service music titles.
Designed to support worship for assemblies everywhere, Breaking Bread combines the best elements of a hymnal and a missal, featuring time-honored and contemporary music in a stable resource you can turn to year after year.
There are three versions of this beloved missal: Breaking Bread, Breaking Bread with Readings and Breaking Bread with Daily Mass Propers.
Order of Mass and prayers
All versions include a complete Order of Mass with official chants as well as entrance and Communion antiphons and prayers and sequences for important ritual moments from the Roman Missal, Third Edition.
Synopses or readings
Choose from versions with synopses or full readings as well as responsorial psalms and Gospel acclamations drawn from the Lectionary for Mass and approved every year by the USCCB.
Celebrate daily Mass
Along with full readings for every Sunday, Breaking Bread with Daily Mass Propers provides entrance and Communion antiphons, responsorial psalms, Gospel acclamations and more for every day of the year.
Engage your community with a balanced repertoire of more than 850 songs—updated every year! Along with music for every season and a variety of topics and rites, Breaking Bread also provides several Mass settings in various styles:
Chant Mass (Latin)
Heritage Mass—Owen Alstott
ICEL Chant Mass (English)
Mass of Christ the Savior—Dan Schutte
Mass of Creation—Mary Haugen
Mass of Glory—Ken Canedo/Bob Hurd
Mass of Renewal—Curtis Stephan
Mass of Spirit and Grace—Ricky Manalo
Mass of St. Frances Cabrini—Kevin Keil (Newly added!)
Mass of the Resurrection—Randall DeBruyn
Misa Santa Fe—Mary Frances Reza
New for 2016!
New music by Bernadette Farrell, Steve Angrisano, Curtis Stephan, Trevor Thomson, Scot Crandal and Rick Modlin
New seasonal songs, including music for Ash Wednesday by Dan Schutte, a Pentecost Sequence by Bob Hurd and music for Advent, Good Friday, Easter and Ascension
New songs for Communion, Morning & Evening Prayer as well as Christian initiation
New multicultural offerings: a trilingual setting (Spanish/English/Latin) of the “Ave Maria” by Eleazar Cortés and a bilingual song, “Te Alabamos, Señor,” by Jaime Cortez and Bob Hurd
Annual subscription prices per missal for 50 or more missals (includes free support materials listed below):
Breaking Bread – $4.89 Breaking Bread with Readings – $4.96 Breaking with Daily Mass Propers – $5.40
To request more information or to purchase any of the Breaking Bread missals, please call OCP at 1-800-548-8749, Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM–5:00 PM, Pacific Time (503-281-1191 outside U.S. and Canada). You may also email us and a representative will contact you within 1 business day. Military and international destinations, please call for a quote.
Free Worship Resources
Parishes that subscribe to 50 or more missals will receive the following free support materials, valued at more than $270.