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- 25 March, 2023
‘Go ahead and invite’ people to Easter services
Four in 10 Australians would attend an Easter service if they were invited by a close friend or family member, a recent survey has found. Source: The Catholic Leader.
New Mass setting evokes care for ‘Our Common Home’
Not many priests can say they’ve concelebrated Mass at a cathedral while a Mass setting they have composed is making its debut – but Jesuit Fr Christopher Willcock can. Source: Sandpiper.
Life’s most important work begins for devoted Catholic after retirement
Paul Bennett may be well into retirement, but thanks to a scholarship from Australian Catholic University, his life’s most important work is about to begin.
Liturgical elements must foster prayer, sense of communion: Pope
The aesthetic and artistic elements surrounding the liturgy must foster prayer and a sense of communion, Pope Francis said this week. Source: NCR Online.
Liturgy and music conference to be a ‘communal action’
Its organisers say every person who sits in a pew on a Sunday could easily take something away from the National Liturgy and Music Conference, to be held in Brisbane from September 28 to 30. Source: The Catholic Leader.
New program to focus on ‘God’s most precious gift’ to humanity
The Perth Archdiocese has launched a new program on liturgical formation and renewal with a focus on “God’s most precious gift” to humanity – the Eucharist. Source: The eRecord.
Remembering the first Australian Aboriginal Liturgy
It was at the Melbourne Myer Music Bowl on February 24, 1973, when many of us heard a strong and joyful Aboriginal voice for the very first time. Many voices, in fact, writes Fr Brian McCoy SJ. Source: Eureka Street.
Francis clarifies rules on pre-Vatican II Mass
Pope Francis has stepped up efforts to implement restrictions on the old rite of the Mass with a new ruling that tightens the conditions for the celebration of the pre-Second Vatican Council liturgy. Source: The Tablet.