By Simone Brosig
The ministry known and loved for many years as the Office of Worship in the Archdiocese of Adelaide has been renamed Community Life and Worship.
The support people in our parishes, schools and communities have been accustomed to receive will still be available. The difference is that we have an explicit mandate to integrate liturgy and community life. The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy described the liturgy as the summit and font of the Church.
There is a constant flow of nourishment and power moving from the liturgy to the life of the community and back again to the celebration of the Eucharist.
Our newly expanded team aims to provide accessible training and resources that will help people to implement practices that strengthen this relationship of mutuality between worship and community life.
Community Life and Worship collaborates with other areas of the Pastoral Services Team in this mission and will continue to develop in response to emerging needs.
Three people with the title of pastoral support for Community Life and Worship work together, each focusing on a different area: