Jubilee Year of Mercy
Pope Francis' invitation to embark on a Year of Mercy (2015-2016)
LEM Accreditation Standards
For Pastoral Workers, Pastoral Associates, and Lay Chaplains
International Speakers
Biographies and upcoming events of visitors from the universal church 
Liturgical Brochure Series
Suggestions and advice for those involved in parish ministries
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This year's speakers focused on Pope Francis' challenge for the joyful and pastoral conversion of parishes, enabling them to be genuine 'oases of mercy and centres for missionary outreach'. Missed the event? It's worthwhile listening to the keynotes and workshops via the XT3 podcast service.  View podcast library >
"We live in an age of doubt, when many people seem to thrive on conflict and negativity ... Often we simply miss seeing the ‘miracles’ of faith, grace and kindness that are happening all around us!" This new resource provides an opportunity to reflect on the words in our Creed - the summary of our Catholic beliefs - in the context of the contemporary world.  Download copy >
Over thirty parishes were represented at the recent RCIA Regional Seminar. The session focused on the rites and rituals of the RCIA journey, which were dramatised by parish RCIA teams. International speakers Nick Wagner and Diana Macalintal (co-founders of the website Team RCIA) were also present.  View photos > 
Highly acclaimed for his work with parish renewal and the New Evangelisation, Fr James Mallon (Canada) will share practical ways to inject new life into parishes. This session is ideal for parish leadership teams and all those with a passion for creating vibrant and dynamic communities of missionary disciples.  Register now >
This year's Walter Silvester Memorial Lecture will be presented by Bishop Eugene Hurley on "The Vision of a Synodal Church in the Year of Mercy". Bishop Hurley represented Australia at the Synod on the Family in Rome in 2015 and will draw on his experience in this timely lecture.  More info >