Throughout the year, the Office for Worship offers a number of liturgical and sacramental courses and workshops to assist those involved in ministry within their parish.
Workshops are held 'on demand' with one of our team going out to your parish to lead parish members in their workshop of choice. These can include assistance as Readers in Mass, MExtraordinary Ministers or Ministering to the Bereaved.
Workshop Outlines PROCLAIMING THE WORD (Readers in Mass) Proclaiming God's Word means more than being a good reader! We can provide a training session for all those on the reading roster at their local parish.
MINISTERING COMMUNION What does it mean to be called an 'extraordinary minister'? This workshop prepares parish members to be able to minister communion during Mass. The session covers the history of Communion and the procedure of distributing Communion.
MINISTERING TO THE SICK OR BEREAVED This workshop prepares parish members to be able to minister communion to the sick or bereaved. Those attending this workshop must be currently serving as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of Adelaide.
DEVELOPING PARISH LITURGY TEAMS This workshop is for those who are interested in liturgy, already serve on a liturgy committee or would love to connect with others on all things liturgical. Topics could include the environment, communication, the Liturgical Documents, Resources.
EASTER TRIDUUM Celebrating Easter to the full
MUSIC FORUMS Exploring relevant liturgical music choices for today
INFANT BAPTISM COURSE (Preparing for and celebrating) This is a five session course for all those involved with the baptism of infants covering the history and meaning of the baptism rite, the role of the community and of ministers in the Rite, preparation and follow-up of parents. CERTIFICATE OF PASTORAL LITURGY The course covers five topics aimed to bring a practical and informed understanding of the central points of the reformed liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church to all Catholics. Units include The Spirit of the Liturgy, The Word of God in the Mass, The Eucharist, Alive in Christ and Music for the Liturgy. To learn more about this course, please click here
To enquire about any of our courses or workshops, please complete the form below. One of our team members will then contact you to discuss your requirements further.
alive in christ Initiation in the catholic church
Come and learn about the RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Join us for a 6 week course exploring the origins of the RCIA and why the second Vatican Council brought it back after centuries of absence. All the while, gaining a new understanding of your own Baptism and faith.
Commencing Wednesday 15 October 2020, 7pm to 9pm in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral Hall, Adelaide CBD. Cost is $50 per person, payable on the first evening (credit card only)