LITURGY MATTERS: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) - Seeking Expressions of Interest for a new Diocesan Liturgy Forum IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) - Seeking Expressions of Interest for a new Diocesan Liturgy Forum

July 16, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

Today’s Liturgy Matters continues to focus on RCIA, following on from last week. This week we are inviting people with a passion for initiation to consider submitting an Expression of Interest in joining the new Diocesan Liturgy Forum: Christian Initiation (RCIA).

LITURGY MATTERS: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) - Fanning the Flame of RCIA in the Church of Maitland-Newcastle IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) - Fanning the Flame of RCIA in the Church of Maitland-Newcastle

July 09, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

How lucky are we?! Anyone involved in RCIA ministry knows about Team RCIA: Nick Wagner and Diana Macalintal. They are in Australia in October and we have been able to book them for a whole day, right here in our diocese. Saturday October 19, venue and times yet to be organised, but presume a full day gathering. Our Date Claimer Flyer is available here.

LITURGY MATTERS: Migrate now to New LiturgyHelp IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: Migrate now to New LiturgyHelp

July 02, 2019 Sharon Murphy

Our recent LiturgyHelp workshops were well attended and gave many, from parishes and schools, a good overview of this excellent, online liturgy planning tool.

LITURGY MATTERS: Christ is present IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: Christ is present

June 25, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

Principles shaping and critiquing our celebration of Catholic liturgy.

LITURGY MATTERS: Perpetual Day of Remembrance on 15 September IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: Perpetual Day of Remembrance on 15 September

June 18, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

The Diocesan Liturgy Council met on Wednesday last week. One of the main items on our agenda was the Perpetual Day of Remembrance which Bishop Bill declared in 2017. This week’s Liturgy Matters seeks to till the ground, inviting us all to think about what such remembering and celebration asks of us as a faith community.  

Liturgy Matters: A mystogogical reflection IMAGE Liturgy Matters

Liturgy Matters: A mystogogical reflection

June 11, 2019 Deacon Kevin Gadd

This week deacon Kevin Gadd engages in a mystagogical reflection on his experience of being ordained a deacon in April.

LITURGY MATTERS: LiturgyHelp Workshops Rescheduled IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: LiturgyHelp Workshops Rescheduled

June 04, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

Thank you everyone for your grace and understanding when, due to illness in our presenter’s family, we had to cancel the LiturgyHelp Workshops that were to be held in May. The good news is we are now all systems go for 18 and 19 June.

LITURGY MATTERS: From ‘Headmaster’ to ‘Master of the House’! (Part IV) IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: From ‘Headmaster’ to ‘Master of the House’! (Part IV)

May 28, 2019 Louise Outram

This week Louise Outram, one of the Assistant Masters of Ceremonies reflects on her experience of ministry.  The pink sash Louise is wearing in the photo indicates she is ministering as an AMC.  Traditionally the Master of Ceremonies wears the Bishop’s colour.  When the discernment and formation process is complete the AMC will wear appropriate vesture.