The Australian Pastoral Musicians Network Inc. (APMN) promotes the art of Religious Music in the service of the Catholic Church in Australia through education, support, networking and advocacy, with a special focus on supporting the use of Australian compositions. See the "About Us" page for more info.
2015 Liturgical Study Tour of Europe
Under the leadership of Dr Margaret Smith SGS and Dr Stephen Hackett MSC, the Yarra Theological Union is offering a month-long European Liturgical Study Tour, "Rites + People + Places". It promises to be a wonderfully enriching experience for pastoral musicians and liturgists. Further details are provided in their brochure.
National Conference 15-18 January 2014
More than 600 registrants enjoyed our first Conference, held in Wollongong 15 - 18 January 2014. The Conference was well covered in both Catholic and secular media, with articles in Liturgy News, the Summit and many Diocesan magazines including Wollongong's Journey magazine - Autumn 2014.
Keynote speakers: Fr Jan Michael Joncas, Dr Clare V. Johnson, Ms Louise Campbell and Archbishop Mark Coleridge. Details at conference website.
APMN comprises clergy and other pastoral leaders, musicians and singers, teachers and educators, parishes and dioceses, composers and publishers, and many other organisations involved in developing pastoral music ministry in the Church. To join simply select the membership type and click on the Pay Now button.