This Roman Missal, included all the texts (antiphons, prayers for the day, Eucharistic Prayers, blessings, and prayers for the special services of Holy Week) that were needed for Mass.

Pius VII is the pope pictured in the famous painting by Jacque-Louis David in the Louvre showing the coronation of Napoleon and Josephine in Notre Dame de Paris in 1804. By way of interest, he is also the Pope who excommunicated Napoleon.