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Features

  • How do I set up my account?

    Click the “Sign Up Today” button on the landing page or the “Create an account” link from the Sign In page. Follow the on-screen directions to enter your information and purchase a trial membership.

  • How do I create an Outline?

    On the left navigation pane, choose “Plan Music.” Scroll to the celebration you wish to plan and click the “New Outline” link for that celebration.

  • How do I add songs to an Outline?

    When working on an Outline planning page, look for the “Add Song” icon (a plus sign with a musical note) on the right side of each part of the Mass. Click on this icon and a new window will open where you can explore songs to assign to that part of the Mass. When you have found your desired song, simply click the “Add Song” icon again and it will be included in your Outline.

  • How do I create a custom template for a Mass setting or a specific celebration?

    On the left navigation pane, click on your name to activate the drop-down menu, then click on “Mass Settings.” You can select an existing setting or click the “Create Mass Setting” button to start a new one.

  • How can I access the full readings for a celebration?

    On the left navigation pane, click on “Plan Music.” Each celebration on the “Plan Music” landing page has an “Overview” link. You can also click on the "Overview" link from the top of any Outline. The "Overview" page offers a summary of the celebration along with reading synopses. At the bottom of the page, there is a "View Full Readings" button which will take you to usccb.org, the official United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website where you can review the readings in their entirety.

    For information on including reading texts in projections or worship aids, visit the usscb.org website.

  • How can I copy an Outline?

    Working from an existing Outline, you can click on the gear in the top right corner and select “Copy to New Outline.”

    Additionally, when creating a new Outline for a celebration, you can choose to copy from a past Outline of the same celebration on the Outline setup page.

  • How does the Scratch Pad work?

    On the left navigation pane, click on your name to activate the drop-down menu, then click on “Scratch Pad” to access. Think of Scratch Pad like a digital notebook where you can jot down song ideas for a certain liturgy or season and easily apply them to any of your Outlines. There are several ways you can add songs to your Scratch Pad (from a search, suggested songs, etc.).

  • How do I access Outlines from past celebrations?

    You can access past celebrations in two different ways.

    First, you can select “Plan Music” or “Outlines” from the left navigation pane and use the tabs and menus at the top of the page to select the year and season you’d like to view.

    Additionally, from a celebration Overview page, you can select the “View Past Outlines” button. Celebration Overview pages can be found by clicking on the “Overview” link at the top of any Outline or by clicking on “Plan Music” on the left navigation pane, then clicking on the “Overview” link for the celebration you are interested in.

  • Are there song suggestions to help me fill out my outlines?

    Yes

  • Is there a place for me to make notes about a song in my Outline?

    Yes, when you are in an Outline, simply click on the “Notes” pencil icon at the top of the screen and a text box will appear for note taking. Anything you type in the “Notes” box will appear on the PDF or printed Outline.

  • Can I send a digital copy of an Outline to my ensemble?

    Yes, you can save a PDF of an Outline and email it yourself by clicking the print icon button at the top of any Outline. Additionally, you can click the email button which will allow you to send the email directly from the site.

  • How can I add a song to an Outline that is not on Liturgy.com?

    On the left navigation pane, click on your name to activate the drop-down menu, then click on “Custom Songs.” Click on the “Add a Song Not Listed” button on the bottom right of the page. Once you have added a custom song, you can add it to a Scratch Pad or an Outline right away but it may not appear in search results for up to 24 hours.

  • Why can't I find my custom song in search?

    It will take 24 hours for a newly added song to be imported into your search results. However, it will appear immediately in your Custom Songs list found by clicking on your name on the left navigation pane and selecting “Custom Songs” from the drop-down menu. From there, you can add the song to your Scratch Pad for use in a celebration.

  • Where can I find Prayers of the Faithful content for celebrations?

    From a celebration Overview page, click the “Other Resources” button and you can download a PDF of Prayer of the Faithful in both English and Spanish.

    Celebration Overview pages can be found by clicking on the “Overview” link at the top of any Outline or by clicking on “Plan Music” on the left navigation pane, then clicking on the “Overview” link for the celebration you are interested in.

  • Where are the celebration and reading summaries?

    On celebration Overview pages. These can be found by clicking on the “Overview” link at the top of any Outline or by clicking on “Plan Music” on the left navigation pane, then clicking on the “Overview” link for the celebration you are interested in.

  • Where is the ordo?

    From a celebration overview page, click the “Other Resources” button and you can download the PDF of the ordo under the heading “Celebration Summary.”

    Celebration Overview pages can be found by clicking on the “Overview” link at the top of any Outline or by clicking on “Plan Music” on the left navigation pane, then clicking on the “Overview” link for the celebration you are interested in.

  • How do I create custom settings for my Outlines?

    On the left navigation pane, click on your name to activate the drop-down menu, then click on “Account Details.” On the left side of your screen under “Account Details,” select “Custom Settings.”

  • How do I add an additional Liturgical Moment or Heading?

    On the left navigation pane, click on your name to activate the drop-down menu, then click on “Account Details.” On the left side of your screen under “Account Details,” select “Custom Settings.” Here, you can choose to make changes to your Outlines that will remain in your custom settings.

Account

  • How much does a subscription to Liturgy.com cost?

    An annual subscription to Liturgy.com costs $129. If you have a subscription to a Breaking Bread or Spirit & Song Digital Music Library, the music planner is included.

  • Are non-OCP resources supported?

    Yes. You can find songs from a select number of third-party hymnals and songbooks through the search feature; these songs can be added to any celebration Outline from “Resources” in the dropdown menu under your name in the left navigation pane.

    To see which third party resources are available, click here.

  • Can other ministers at my church use the same account?

    Yes, up to five users can be associated with one account.

    If you have a Breaking Bread or Spirit & Song Digital Music Library subscription with multiple users, all of them will automatically have access to use Liturgy.com. Digital library subscription should manage their users on ICRmusic.org.

    Note: all users on an account will be able to view all the activity of any other user on the account.

  • What is my login for Liturgy.com?

    Your initial login will be the email address and password associated with your ocp.org account. If you don’t have an existing ocp.org account, one will be created for you when you set up your free trial. Your login and password for both Liturgy.com and ocp.org will be identical.

  • How do I change the email or password for my account?

    To change your password or email, click on your name in the left navigation pane to activate the drop-down menu and select "Account Details.” On the left side of your screen under “Account Details,” select “Login & Security.”

  • How do I add a user to an account?

    To add a user to your account, click on your name in the left navigation pane to activate the drop-down menu and select "Account Details.” On the left side of your screen under “Account Details,” select “Manage Users.” If you choose to make the new user an admin, they can add and remove other users.

  • How do I cancel my trial subscription?

    To cancel your trial subscription, click on your name in the left navigation pane to activate the drop-down menu and select "Account Details.” On the left side of your screen under “Account Details,” select “Manage My Subscription.” Clicking the "Cancel" button below “Action” will cancel your subscription after your initial 30 days are complete. You will still have access to the site until this time.

  • How do I cancel my subscription?

    Your Liturgy.com subscription will expire at the end of your yearlong term automatically. To view the end date of the subscription, click on your name in the left navigation pane to activate the drop-down menu and select "Account Details.” On the left side of your screen under “Account Details,” select “Manage My Subscription.”

  • How do I renew my subscription?

    To renew your subscription, click on your name in the left navigation pane to activate the drop-down menu and select "Account Details.” On the left side of your screen under “Account Details,” select “Manage My Subscription.” Click on the green “Renew” button to purchase another year-long subscription.

  • I cannot use my personal credit card. Can my parish be billed?

    Yes, simply select your parish’s billing account when checking out. If your parish’s billing account does not appear at checkout, contact OCP Customer Service at 1-800-548-8749.

  • Where do I print my receipt?

    When you purchase or renew a Liturgy.com subscription, you will receive a transaction receipt via email from ocp.org. You can print this receipt at your convenience.

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  • Is there a way to test out the site before purchasing a subscription?

    Yes! New Liturgy.com subscriptions start with a 30-day free trial. If you cancel your trial at any time during that 30-day period, you will not be charged for a subscription.

  • How do I subscribe?

    Go to the Liturgy.com home page and click the "Sign Up Today!" button for a 30-day free trial.

  • I accidentally deleted my outline. How do I get it back?

    Unfortunately, there is no way to recover deleted Outlines.

  • Do I still need to report song usage for my copyright licenses?

    Yes. Liturgy.com does not provide copyright licenses or report usage. If you have a copyright license through One License, CCLI, etc., you must report usage through those tools. Learn more about licensing at One License.net.

  • How do I purchase choral or instrument arrangements for songs I've included in an outline?

    Choral and instrumental arrangements, if available for a song, can be purchased at ocp.org.

  • What music is suggested for psalms?

    Liturgy.com recommends music using verbatim psalm texts for the psalm response from OCP resources Respond & Acclaim, A Lectionary Psalter and Spirit & Psalm.

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Resource key

Worship resources supported by Liturgy.com

  • AC = Alabanza Coral
  • Acc = Accompaniment Books
  • BB = Breaking Bread
  • CC = Choose Christ
  • CM = Companion Missal
  • CPC2 = Choral Praise Comprehensive
  • CPC2S = Choral Praise Comprehensive Second Edition Mass Supplement
  • CP3 = Choral Praise, Third Edition
  • FC3 = Flor y Canto, Tercera Edición
  • GC = Gather Comprehensive
  • GC2 = Gather Comprehensive 2
  • G3 = Gather Third Edition
  • GP2 = Glory & Praise, Second Edition
  • GP3 = Glory & Praise, Third Edition
  • HM = Heritage Missal
  • J2 = Journeysongs, Second Edition
  • J3 = Journeysongs, Third Edition
  • LKAB = Low-Key Keyboard Accompaniment Book
  • MD = Misal del Día
  • MI = Music Issue
  • NTY = Never Too Young
  • OFUV = One Faith, Una Voz
  • RA = Respond & Acclaim
  • RyA = Responde y Aclama
  • ROM = Revised Order of Mass with Supplemental Mass Settings
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  • R2 = Rise Up and Sing, Second Edition
  • R3 = Rise Up and Sing, Third Edition
  • RS = Ritual Song
  • SMAcc = Spanish Missal Accompaniment Books
  • SS1 = Spirit & Song 1
  • SS2 = Spirit & Song 2
  • S&S = Spirit & Song
  • SSS = Spirit & Song Revised Order of Mass with Supplemental Mass Settings
  • SP = Spirit & Psalm
  • TM-ADV = Today's Missal, Advent–Lent
  • TM-HLY = Today's Missal, Holy Week–Pentecost
  • TM-OT= Today's Missal, Ordinary Time
  • TS-ADV = Today's Missal with Spanish Insert, Advent–Lent
  • TS-HLY = Today's Missal with Spanish Insert, Holy Week–Pentecost
  • TS-OT = Today's Missal with Spanish Insert, Ordinary Time
  • UCAcc = Unidos en Cristo/United in Christ Accompaniment Book
  • UC-ADV = Unidos en Cristo/United in Christ, Advent–Lent
  • UC-HLY = Unidos en Cristo/United in Christ, Holy Week
  • UC-OT = Unidos en Cristo/United in Christ, Ordinary Time
  • UM = Unidos en Cristo/United in Christ Music Resource
  • WC = We Celebrate
  • W4 = Worship, Fourth Edition