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Liturgy Music

Australian’s hymns chosen to support US Catholic Bishops’ Eucharistic revival

Sydney composer John Burland will have two of his liturgical songs performed and recorded in the United States to support the US Catholic bishops’ promotion of the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Liturgy Music

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.

Liturgy Music

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.


Pop version of Lord’s Prayer added to Sounds of Australia project

Sr Janet Mead’s chart-topping version of The Lord’s Prayer has been selected as one of 10 new additions to Sounds of Australia, a project of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Source: The Southern Cross.


Theologian says when words fail, say it with music

Australian Catholic University theologian Maeve Heaney VDMF believes music can be the ultimate tool where words fail to express the fullness of Christian truth.