The first time Bernard Kirkpatrick heard the organ playing at Holy Trinity Church in Westbury, he knew he wanted to devote his life to sacred music. A young boy at… Continue reading Papal knighthood for Tasmanian-born music director
Pope Francis has modified canon law to allow women to become acolytes and lectors. In his apostolic letter Spiritus Domini released on January 10, Pope Francis explained that both the… Continue reading Acolytes, lectors can be women
Catholic school students, along with representatives from parishes and Catholic organisations gathered at St Mary’s Cathedral in Hobart on February 16 to launch Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten Project Compassion. Led… Continue reading Liturgy launches Project Compassion for Lent
By Michael McKenna, Archdiocesan Master of Ceremonies The American Catholic journalist and long-time spokeswoman for the United States Catholic Bishops Conference Sr Mary Ann Walsh RSM reflected that Ash Wednesday… Continue reading Smudged for life!