• Upcoming event:

    Rite of Election

    All are invited to come and support the Catechumens and Candidates as they respond to the call of God. 
  • Lenten Resource:

    Opening Our Hearts and Minds

    This very accessible 5-week Lenten program is for groups or for anyone seeking some personal reflection.
  • Lenten Resource:

    Stations of the Cross

    An invitation to journey with Jesus (based on Matthew's Gospel)
The Summit liturgical resources
Reflection: Lent and a New Heart
Anthony Kelly CSsR reminds us that Lent is the time to allow God to 'pluck out' the stony heart of selfishness and to receive a new heart.
 
 
Articles of Interest:

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Preparing for Lent and Easter 2017

Over 200 parish and school leaders from across the Archdiocese of Melbourne (and wider-Victoria) gathered on Saturday 11 February at the Catholic Leadership Centre for a liturgy planning day in preparation for Lent and Easter. 
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The Scrutinies

Rev. Dr Elio Capra sdb explores the power and the beauty of the prayers of exorcism of the three scrutinies to be celebrated during the third, fourth and fifth Sundays of Lent.

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Music in contemporary culture: Some implications for our celebrations of the Eucharist

Music is integral to our Eucharistic celebrations, and can help participants experience God’s presence. Maeve Louise Heaney examines sacred music’s value for liturgy, and what it can achieve that other art cannot.
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Lent and a New Heart

Anthony Kelly CSsR reminds us that Lent is the time to allow God to 'pluck out' the stony heart of selfishness and to receive a new heart.

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Our ‘bright sadness’: The Eucharist and Christian unity today

Fr Denis Stanley explores eucharistic faith, practice and dialogue among the different Christian churches in relation to our journey to Christian unity.
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A Eucharistic Ecology

Rev. Anthony J Kelly reflects on the unique way that the celebration of the Eucharist brings nature and culture together, inspiring an integral ecology of nature and culture, person and community, creation and God.
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News and Resources

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Catechist Network Meeting for Parish Educators and Catechists

An opportunity for all parish educators interested in becoming familiar with the online resources
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Preparing for Lent and Easter 2017

Over 200 parish and school leaders from across the Archdiocese of Melbourne (and wider-Victoria) gathered on Saturday 11 February at the Catholic Leadership Centre for a liturgy planning day in preparation for Lent and Easter. 
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Invitation to the 2017 Rite of Election

Every year the Catholic Church in Melbourne welcomes hundreds of people who choose to join the Catholic faith through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and Children. Come and witness the Good News!
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Register your candidates and catechumens

RCIA Coordinators are asked to download and complete the following information regarding attendance and details of the catechumens and candidates from each parish. 

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EVENT:

Rite of Election

Sunday 5 March (First Sunday of Lent) @ 2pm
St Patrick's Cathedral
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