This web site is a memorial to those individuals who were passionate about the reform of the
Roman Catholic liturgy as set forth in Sacrosanctum Concilium (the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy)
and who now, in eternal life, worship the God whom they served in this life.

Peter Mazar

Peter Mazar
1953 - 2002

Peter Mazar, editor at Liturgy Training Publications and, for a time, at World Library Publications, died on Monday, April 22, 2002, from complications following surgery related to cancer. After a difficult year in which Peter suffered the loss of his father, the fading health of his mother, and cancer surgery for his partner, Barry, he was diagnosed with fast-moving lymphoma. He was forty-nine years old.

Peter served as an editor at LTP for about fifteen years, shaping some of the key annual publications on which many communities rely for liturgy preparation and liturgically based education. Among them were the Sourcebook for Sundays and Seasons, At Home with the Word, and Children's Daily Prayer. He was the author of two books about decorating the church and preparing liturgical and seasonal decorations for classrooms.

The Mass of Christian Burial for Peter was celebrated at St. Monica Church in Chicago on April 27, 2002.

Tribute prepared by NPM staff, published in Pastoral Music, June-July, 2002, pg. 10. Reprinted with permission.