Articles from The Southern Cross newspaper – 2016

Published monthly in SA's Catholic newspaper The Southern Cross, is an article by a member of our Office for Worship team which relates to some aspect of liturgy and worship.

Below are the 2016 articles which have appeared in The Southern Cross and older articles can be found by scrolling down on this page.

 Dec_Advent Prefaces.pdf
 Nov_You Sing Like Protestants.pdf
 Sep_The Funeral of a Catholic.pdf
 Aug_I was sick and you visited me.pdf
 July_Its All About We.pdf
 June_Dying and Death.pdf
 May_After Easter with New Catholics.pdf
 April_He descended into Hell.pdf
 March_Easter in the Year of Mercy.pdf
 February_Year of Mercy_Doors and Indulgences.pdf

Guidelines for the use of visial display systems in liturgical celebrations

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"...I wholeheartedly recommend that those involved in the preparation of parish liturgies, especially the Sunday Eucharist, study this excellent resource..."
– Archbishop Philip Wilson DD JCL

This new resource developed by the Diocesan Liturgical Commission is available for all who are involved in any liturgical celebration. It can be downloaded below or contact:
Lyn at the Office for Worship: or 8152 7806.





World Youth Day 2016 theme song

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Blest are the Merciful (by Jakub Blycharz)

This beautiful song, written especially for World Youth Day 2016, draws on the theme of the Year of Mercy. Archbishop Wilson encourages its use in our Diocese.

Click here to hear the song.

Download the music below for use in parishes.

 World Youth Day hymn 2016.docx