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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.


Catholics need better liturgical formation, says Vatican official

Catholics need to know what their words and gestures at Mass signify and evoke, a liturgical expert says. Source: OSV News.

Europe Laity Liturgy

Priest shortage forces Irish diocese to rely on laity to preside over funerals

More than 40 laymen and laywomen in the Clogher Diocese in the north of Ireland will soon begin presiding over funeral liturgies amid a shortage of priests. Source: CNA.

HIgher Education Liturgy

Sacrosanctum Concilium still a work in progress after 60 years  

It’s arguably the Second Vatican Council’s most contested and misunderstood constitution, but six decades later Clare Johnson says the Catholic faithful have a way to go to fully grasp the central vision of Sacrosanctum Concilium. Source: ACU.


Celebrating the art of liturgical celebration

Liturgy and liturgical music were the focus as 500 delegates from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji gathered in Brisbane for the Mystery & Mission: The Art of Liturgical Celebration conference. Source: Australian Pastoral Musicians Network and National Liturgical Council.

Appointment Liturgy

Liturgical expert joins Bishops Conference as executive secretary

Jason McFarland, who has worked in the field of liturgy for more than two decades, has commenced as executive secretary to the Bishops Commission for Liturgy, also serving as director of the National Office for Liturgy. Source: ACBC Media Blog.