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Kia ora tātou katoa,

Ordinary Time has resumed.

Of particular interest in this NLO Quick Guide are references for

 

  • The newly published Revised New Jerusalem Bible and Psalms
  • Links to several resources and websites encouraging practical growth in holiness.

 

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NLO Quick Guide June

Louise Campbell

Director National Liturgy Office

Copyright

The document below is an explanation of copyright from the Liturgy Centre to the Auckland Diocese. If you need any assistance, please contact our staff in the office.

Copyright Explanation 2018

National Liturgy Office Newsletter

Kia ora tātou katoa,

Greetings this new Easter season.

 Of particular interest In this NLO Quick Guide are references for

  • the New Zealand Roman Missal and Lectionary for the celebration of the newly decreed Obligatory Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, to be celebrated on Monday 21 May 2018
  • a free book for children: The Super Cool Story of Jesus

Some of you forward on this newsletter, others cut and paste items into clergy, parish or school newsletters.  Thank you for everything you do to keep others in the ‘liturgy loop’!

NLO Quick Guide 16, April 2018 

Louise Campbell

Director, National Liturgy Office

Liturgy

The March issue of Liturgy has been mailed out to all parishes of the Auckland Diocese and other subscribers from throughout New Zealand and internationally. Contents this issue include a farewell to Teresa Wackrow on her retirement from the Liturgy Centre.

Also included is an article on Good Liturgy by Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin.

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Te Koropiko

Our latest Te Koropiko newsletter is now available.

Te Koropiko – April 2018

Please pass this newsletter on, where appropriate, to liturgy committees, parish council and finance members, and interested parishioners, particularly those in liturgical ministries.

Common Prayer – From Conflict to Communion
Lutheran–Catholic Common Commemoration of the Reformation in 2017

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  The NZCBC Committee for Ecumenism has made available the prayer resource above.   The text of this prayer was prepared at the level of the Holy See by the (international) Task Force of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity.  It will be an invaluable resource for those parishes or dioceses wishing to commemorate this event with local Lutheran parishes.

Lutheran Bishop Mark Whitfield advises that the New Zealand  Lutheran community will begin their New Zealand anniversary  at dawn 1st January 2017, on the site of the first Lutheran mission in New Zealand   …  at Te Whakaru on the north-eastern tip of the Chatham Islands.

Pope Francis, with the Catholic and Lutheran Churches will commemorate the 500thanniversary of the Reformation on 31 October 2016 in Sweden. The Catholic-Lutheran commemoration of 500 years of the Reformation is structured around the themes of thanksgiving, repentance and commitment to common witness. The aim is to express the gifts of the Reformation and ask forgiveness for division perpetuated by Christians from the two traditions. More information https://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/en/bollettino/pubblico/2016/06/01/160601e.html

Br Michael Herry fms & Tricia Walsh have just released their newly composed Hymn For Christian Unity: That They May Be One. The sheet music and audio are free to download but please acknowledge public use via your usual church music copyright licences. http://www.maristmusic.org.au/hymn-for-christian-unity/