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" page for more info.

 

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APMN comprises clergy and other pastoral leaders, musicians and singers, teachers and educators, parishes and dioceses, composers and publishers. Join Now!

 

An annual membership subscription entitles members to discounts on tickets to APMN events, access to member-only forums and resources including the APMN E-Newsletter.

 

To join, go to the membership subscription page, select the membership type and click Pay Now. Include a donation for the Scholarship Fund!

2019 Conference - Melbourne!

Start making your plans for the biggest APMN Conference ever! To be held in Melbourne in October 2019, the preparations are well underway. Initial details will be published here within the next few weeks. Our Pastoral Notes Blog will provide a running commentary on preparations.

Featuring David Haas, one of the pre-eminent contemporary composers of liturgical music, and Professor Clare Johnson, Director of the ACU Centre for Liturgy and Chair of the National Liturgical Music Board. The conference was a great experience for the 330+ people who attended.

 

The conference area has been updated  with conference reports, photos and presenters material from Sing With Joy.

 

The conference website provides an historical record of the event details - program timetable, keynotes, plenaries, workshops, venue, accommodation options, sponsors, exhibits, and FAQ.

Sing with Joy: United in Diversity

National Conference
Perth, 5-7 October, 2017

 

Latest Blogs

2019 Scholarship Applications Open 1 Feb 2019

Paul Mason - Monday, September 17, 2018

The Australian Pastoral Musicians Network proudly announce the opening of the 2019 Scholarships program from 1 February 2019. 

 

Scholarships are on offer for young pastoral musicians between the ages of 16 and 35 to help them develop their skills and knowledge.

Scholarship applications must be received by 31 May 2019.

 

Full details are now available at scholarships-2019.

Plenary Council 2020 - Power of the Spirit

Paul Mason - Tuesday, August 21, 2018


 

PLENARY COUNCIL 2020 – LISTEN TO WHAT THE SPIRIT IS SAYING

 

All around Australia people are engaging in the Listening Process in preparation for Plenary Council 2020. There are some simple but important things you can do right now.

 

Visit the website www.plenarycouncil.catholic.org.au which provides great resources that will enable individuals and groups to learn more, pray for guidance, commence dialogue and subscribe for regular updates.

 

The Diocese of Wollongong have prepared a song for the plenary and made it available for free download at powerofthespirit.dow.org.au. Performed by Michaela Rose, Seth Harsh and Fiesta Mataele (members of the Catholic Youth Ministry in the Diocese of Wollongong), with John Lappan on violin, and composed by Paul Mason, the song can be used in Listening Sessions in parishes, schools and other faith communities. It also may be used in Masses for Entrance, Song of Praise and Sending Forth.

 

2015 Conference Notes

Our second national conference was a great success! Conference notes are available to conference attendees on our secure login area. Please use your booking email address and the password sent to you, or contact APMN Web Services.

APMN provides scholarships to young pastoral musicians to help them develop their skills and knowledge. Through our scholarships program we hope to equip the Church with msucians for future generations.

 

You can help by donating directly to our scholarships fund. Go to the scholarships donation page now!

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