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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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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RCIA in Parishes Survey

The NZCBC wishes to understand how the RCIA process is currently being put into practice. They ask that each parish completes this survey before 30 November, 2017.

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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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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.

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Advent Online Retreats - Food For Faith

"In many parts of the world Advent coincides with the busyness of end of year work & study. While this can feel like an obstacle to good preparation for Christmas, I suggest that the busyness itself can be a gift for we who are seeking abundant life.