Liturgy

Advent Resources

There are a number of resources and formation opportunities on offer to assist parishes in their preparations for the joyous season of Advent --- which is much closer than you think! Includes templates for Christmas postcards, pull-up banners, giving tree tags and real estate boards.  

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Forum: Celebrating the Sacraments with People with Disability (16 November)

Creating an inclusive parish community involves ensuring that the delivery of sacramental formation and the celebration of the liturgy are as accessible
as possible for those with a disability. This parish forum offers participants an overview and insights into the practical application of the Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with People with Disability.

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World Day of the Poor (33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time)

In his apostolic letter to close the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church set aside one day each year when communities can “reflect on how poverty is at the very heart of the Gospel.” He designated this day as the “World Day of the Poor.”
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Geelong Deanery Formation (21 November)

To support to all those working in Catholic parishes, schools and agencies in the Geelong area, the Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation Melbourne, in collaboration with the Geelong Deanery, is offering a formation day with formation for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion during Mass and Readers of God’s Word, personal reflection and formation and an evening meal.
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The Advent Heart: Preparing for the Season of Advent

Tuesdays 10 & 17 October - In the first session, participants will be guided through the Gospel of Mark by renowned Australian scholar Rev. Frank Moloney sdb. The following week will focus on the practicalities of the season: the Advent readings, music selection and preparing the liturgical environment. 


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Celebrating liturgy in schools: Catholic identity in song

Fiona Dyball shares how school liturgies, when done well, can help ensure that every student leaves school "with a solid intergenerational Catholic liturgical music repertoire to carry them forward in their lives, and to connect them in prayer to a life-giving faith, lived in community."
 

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Copyright Acknowledgement

Questions about copyright? The following guidelines and documents are provided to assist in various aspects of liturgical celebration. Copyright acknowledgements are required for copyrighted texts reproduced in service booklets and electronic projections used during worship services in order to satisfy copyright obligations.
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Ministry Overview: Serving at Mass

Servers are those who are called forward from the community to help everybody pray well. Their special role, along with all the other ministers, is to assist the priest presider to lead the community in prayer. Serving is a ministry, a service to be given, not a job to be done. The following information provides an overview of the role of the server at mass.

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The Reader of God’s Word: 10 tips to improve your proclamation

Involved in liturgical ministries at your parish? This short video provides lectors - new or existing - with practical tips for improving their proclamation of the word.

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ACU Short Course: The Sacraments (August)

The School of Theology at the Australian Catholic University is offering a short course on the Sacraments this August. It will be an opportunity to understand sacraments in the Christian tradition: What are sacraments? What is sacramentality? What do Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist and Reconciliation mean? Sessions run on Wednesday evenings in August.
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