Certificate Course in Pastoral Liturgy

The Diocese is implementing the Certificate in Pastoral Liturgy, based on the courseware of the Catholic Institute of Sydney (CIS) Certificate IV in Pastoral Liturgy and using teachers with many years experience in delivering the CIS Certificate IV course (see Appendix II). The course is particularly suited to liturgy coordinators, music coordinators and music directors, and sacramental coordinators, especially RCIA coordinators. A brochure outlining the course is here. The enrolment form is here.

 

Pastoral Associates, Liturgy Coordinators, Music Coordinators, Choir Directors, RCIA Coordinators and Sacramental Coordinators. This course is for you!

 

2016 Diocesan Certificate in Pastoral Liturgy

Eucharist in the Liturgical Assembly (Core Unit)

Xavier Conference Centre, Ingham and Wilson Rooms, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong.

Weekend 1: Saturday and Sunday, 5 - 6 March 2016

Weekend 2: Saturday and Sunday, 30 April 30 - 1 May 2016

Weekend 3: Saturday and Sunday, 4 - 5 June 2016

 

Initiation in the Liturgical Assembly (Elective Unit - Option 1)

Xavier Conference Centre, McCabe and Murray Rooms, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong.

Weekend 1: Saturday and Sunday, 23 - 24 July 2016

Weekend 2: Saturday and Sunday, 20 - 21 August 2016

Weekend 3: Saturday and Sunday, 10 - 11 September 2016

 

Music in the Liturgical Assembly (Elective Unit - Option 2)

Xavier Conference Centre, Ingham and Wilson Rooms, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong.

Weekend 1: Saturday and Sunday, 23 - 24 July 2016

Weekend 2: Saturday and Sunday, 20 - 21 August 2016

Weekend 3: Saturday and Sunday, 10 - 11 September 2016

 

Building the Liturgical Assembly (Core Unit)

Xavier Conference Centre, Ingham and Wilson Rooms, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong.

Dates TBA, first half 2017.

 

Word in the Liturgical Assembly (Core Unit)

Xavier Conference Centre, Ingham and Wilson Rooms, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong.

Dates TBA, second half 2017.

 

Scholarship Opportunities!

The Diocese is offering full and part scholarships to students depending on their circumstances. Refer to the enrolment form for details.

 

Enrolment Applications

Please refer to the flyer and the enrolment form for further information, or contact Paul Mason by email or phone 02 4222 2462.

 

Parish Liturgical Ministry Trainers Course

Parish Lector Trainers (Train the trainers)

2 April 2016, 10am - 4pm

Xavier Conference Centre Ingham and Wilson Rooms, 38 Harbour Street, Wollongong

 

In 2016 the Diocese will run its first "Train the Trainers" course. This will be focused on Parish Trainers for Readers and Lectors. The course will introduce the Powerful Points Courseware Series, work through the "Introduction to Liturgical Ministry" and the "Ministers of the Word" training modules, discuss practical formation strategies with regard to Readers and Lectors, and discuss the dynamics for adult learning that are built into the Powerful Points Series. Students will be equipped to successfully conduct in-Parish training based on proven courseware and methods. Parishes will benefit from comprehensive training for readers for the Liturgy of the Word.

 

Certificate in Pastoral Liturgy "Train the Trainers" Unit

The Diocese plans to incorporate a "Powerful Points for Liturgical Ministers" Teacher Training Unit as an extension to the Certificate in Pastoral Liturgy Course in 2017, which will enable graduates of the Certificate Course to run Diocesan liturgical ministry training courses at a parish level in all ministry disciplines.

 

Summary

The Certificate in Pastoral Liturgy and the Parish Liturgical Ministry Trainers Course equip people for Parish Pastoral Leadership ministries, particularly Pastoral Associates, Lay Pastoral Ministers, Directors of Music Ministries, Voice Trainers, Liturgy Committee members, Liturgy Coordinators, Music Coordinators, RCIA Coordinators and Sacramental Preparation Coordinators.