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Liturgy United Kingdom

British public figures oppose ‘banishment’ of Latin Mass from parishes

A group of 48 British public figures has signed a letter published in The Times opposing further restrictions on the celebration of the Mass in the old rite. Source: The Tablet.

In The Dioceses Liturgy

Young Catholics choose ‘divine and uncompromising’ Latin Mass

A Melbourne church that holds Mass in Latin has been described as one of the fastest-growing parishes in the archdiocese. Why are so many young Catholics travelling hours to get there, asks Angus Mackintosh. Source: ABC News.


Hundreds take part in final Latin Mass at Melbourne’s St Patrick’s Cathedral

“We shall return,” a buoyant Fr Glen Tattersall said after the final traditional Latin Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne last night. Source: The Australian.

Liturgy Pope Francis

Keep your homilies short or people will fall asleep: Pope

Pope Francis has once again appealed to priests to keep their homilies short, this time warning that homilies should be no longer than eight minutes or “people will fall asleep”. Source: CNA.

First Nations Liturgy

Bishops approve Mass of the Land of the Holy Spirit 

Australia’s Catholic bishops have approved a liturgy that incorporates elements of Aboriginal language and culture. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Liturgy Media

Mass for You at Home off-air for Perth viewers this week

Mass for You at Home, the national televised Mass, will not be shown in Perth this Sunday morning due to the Ten Network’s Grand Prix commitments, but will still be available online. Source: ACBC.

Africa Laity Liturgy

Australian Catholic University training Nigerian lay ministers

The Australian Catholic University’s Centre for Liturgy is helping to train lay liturgical ministers of the Word in Nigeria. Source: UCA News.

In The Dioceses Liturgy

‘In faith, you are not alone’

The Rite of Election was held in cathedrals across Australia on the first Sunday of Lent, an important step for those participating in the Rite of Christian Initiation and preparing to be received into the Catholic Church at Easter.

Laity Liturgy Women

Don’t reduce women’s role in Church to question of ministry: Pope

The importance of women in the Church cannot be “reduced” to the question of ministry, Pope Francis told members of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments yesterday. Source: CNS.