The Diocese of Wollongong is offering a two year course in Pastoral Liturgy. One of the optional units is on Liturgical Music, offering valuable formation for pastoral musicians. Click here for the brochure.
The unit "Music in the Liturgical Assembly" will be held over three weekends in the second half of 2016.
The first weekend is on 23-24 July 2016, 10am - 4pm.
Xavier Conference Centre, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact Paul Mason, Coordinator of Liturgy, at the Diocese of Wollongong for further details and enrolment.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) are again offering their Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies (Liturgy).
Click here for the brochure.
Date: 26-29 September 2016
Place: Mt Carmel Retreat Centre, 247 St Andrews Road, Varroville, NSW, 2566 (near Campbelltown)
Cost: Single rooms with ensuite ($315.00), camping: $200 (suggested donation).
Please hear that these costs are ‘suggested’. So, if these are too expensive, then the Taize brothers have requested that people pay what they can afford.
Contact: John Ransom, General Manager, Mt Carmel Retreat Centre. Ph: 0435 857 690, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“According to the Bible, God is mercy, in other words, compassion and kindness. By telling the parable of the father and his two sons (Luke 15), Jesus shows us that God’s love does not depend on the good we can do; it is given unconditionally. The father loves the son who remains faithful his whole life long. And he already holds out his hands to one who left him, while that son is still far away.
God’s love is not just for a moment, but for all time. Through compassion, we can be a reflection of this love. As Christians, we share with so many believers of other religions the concern to place mercy and kindness at the centre of our lives.”
“The Courage of Mercy” – Br Alois, prior of Taizé
During this retreat, we’ll journey together into the arms of this God of Mercy. Using traditional Taize chants, prayers and presentations our retreat will be a time to pray and reflect so that we can take action, taking mercy out into our troubled world.
Holy Family Parish Church, 414 Pacific Hwy, Lindfield, NSW
Admission is by gold coin donation
The National Liturgical Music Board and Morning Star Publishing cordially invite you to the Sydney launch of the new
Catholic Worship Book II.
The CWBII will be officially launched by
Most Rev. Peter A. Comensoli, Bishop of Broken Bay.
A light supper will follow the launch in the parish hall.
For more details on the new resource and the launch event, please view the flyer.
Sydney, Friday 13 May, 2016
This day is open to all who are concerned about social justice,
human rights and eco justice. See Program details and bookings.
Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College in the O’Grady Centre - Neich Parade Entrance, Burwood NSW.
RSVP Date: 29th April, 2016.
The workshops and courses listed below are offered by local Chapters of the Australian Pastoral Musicians Network, and various organisations who have an association with the Australian Pastoral Musicians Network.
Members are invited to advertise their events here.
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