Office for Worship has moved

New office with Events

On Friday 4 May 2018, the Office for Worship moved to the second floor of the Diocesan Centre at 39 Wakefield Street. We have joined the Events Team to become the Archbishop's Office for Worship and Diocesan Events, Special Projects and Celebrations.

Our email addresses remain the same but phone numbers are now:

Jenny: 8210 8286

Lyn:     8210 8287



Articles from the Southern Cross newspaper - 2018

Published monthly in SA's Catholic newspaper, The Southern Cross, you will find an article by a member of the Office for Worship team relating to liturgy and worship.

Here are the articles for this year. To see articles from previous years, please scroll down.

Articles from the Southern Cross newspaper - 2017

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 2017 articles which have appeared in The Southern Cross and older articles can be found by scrolling down on this page.

 December_Christ comes in history.pdf
 September_Marking the Changes of the Seasons.pdf
 July_RCIA Conf 2017.pdf
 June_Celebrating the Holy Spirit.pdf
 April_This is the night!.pdf
 March_ Lent. Whats it all about.pdf
 February_Lent in a Tense.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