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Missal & Hymnal Detailed Comparison (2019)

With so many resources available, it can be difficult to know what makes one missal or hymnal different than all the others. This missal-hymnal comparison chart aims to highlight the main differences in all of OCP’s missals and hymnals, so that you can be sure you have the right resource for your assembly during the Catholic liturgy.

Find out how many complete Masses are included, or if a resources has complete readings for all Sundays, major feasts or holy days. Ensure you are selecting a Catholic hymn book containing everything your community needs to sing the Mass.

 
 
Total songs
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
Type
Mass settings
Psalter
Sunday & holy day
Lectionary readings
Daily Mass readings
Daily Mass propers
Order of Mass
Binding
Digital subscription
eBooks
Accompaniments available

English resources

Breaking Bread

852
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal annual 12 Softcover KAB, GAB,SIB

Breaking Bread
with Daily Mass Propers

852
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal annual 12 Softcover KAB, GAB, SIB

Breaking Bread with Readings

852
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal annual 12 Softcover KAB, GAB, SIB

Glory & Praise, Third Edition

782
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 9 Hardbound KAB, GAB, SIB, Choir/Cantor

Glory & Praise, Third Edition with Readings

782
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 9 Hardbound KAB, GAB, SIB,Choir/Cantor

Heritage Missal

595
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal annual 8 Softcover KAB, GAB

Journeysongs, Third Edition

857
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 10 Hardbound KAB, GAB, SIB, Choir/Cantor

Journeysongs, Third Edition with Readings

857
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 10 Hardbound KAB, GAB, SIB, Choir/Cantor

Never Too Young

287
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 0 Softcover KAB, GAB

Rise Up & Sing, Third Edition

333
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 0 Softcover KAB, GAB

Spirit & Song

374
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 5 Hardbound KAB, GAB

Today's Missal & Music Issue

852
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal seasonal 12 Softcover KAB, GAB,SIB

Today's Missal with
Daily Readings & Music Issue

852
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal seasonal 12 Softcover KAB, GAB,SIB

Bilingual resources

Today's Missal with
Spanish Insert & Music Issue

1204
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal seasonal 17 English only Softcover English only English only KAB, GAB,SIB

Unidos en Cristo / United in Christ & Music Resource

818
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal seasonal 10 Softcover KAB, GAB

Spanish resources

Flor y Canto, Tercera Edición

750
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 13 Hardbound KAB, GAB, SIB, COT,Cantor

Flor y Canto, Tercera Edición text only

750
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Hymnal 13 Softcover

Misal del Día

332
% Traditional hymns
% Mainstream liturgical music
% Contemporary songs
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Missal annual 5   Softcover KAB, GAB

Vietnamese resource

Thánh Ca Dân Chúa

480 - Hymnal 2 Hardbound n/a
 

= Contains seasonal and common psalm settings
KAB = Keyboard accompaniment book | GAB = Guitar accompaniment book | SIB = Solo Instrument accompaniment book | COT = Chords over text


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