The Liturgy in Aotearoa New Zealand

Liturgy is at the heart of who we are as the Body of Christ, alive and present in these islands of Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Expecting visitors to your parish over the holiday season?

Information regarding Celebration of the Eucharist and Pastoral Care for those with coeliac or gluten intolerance is available.

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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

The Catholic Church welcomes all people who are seeking to deepen their life with God in a community of like-minded believers.

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CIAN 2018 National RCIA Conference

Registration now open

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Sunday by Sunday Music Preparation

With gratitude in our hearts sing psalms and hymns and inspired songs to God. (Colossians 3:16)

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Frequently Used Mass Settings From New Zealand Composers

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Welcome to the National Liturgy Office website of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand O te Hāhi Katorika ki Aotearoa.

The National Liturgy Office assists the Bishops of New Zealand in their pastoral, liturgical and teaching ministry. The NLO promotes sound liturgical practice, and ensures the distinctive identity of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa-New Zealand with its Māori dimension is present in the liturgy.


NLO Quick Guide 17 - June 2018

Ordinary Time has resumed. Read more…  It is time to renew our commitment to serve with love and integrity.  Several new resources encourage us on our mission.