NLO Quick Guide 19 - September

NLO Quick Guide 19 - September 2018

2019 Ordo
2019 Aotearoa-New Zealand Ordo orders are being taken now; Designed to accompany the Aotearoa-New Zealand Roman Missal and Companion. To order now, click here.

Children are the foundation of the Church's future. Find out more by visiting our website under Roman Missal and Resources. Click on Celebrating Masses with Children to download, print, and use these resources.

Finding your way around the NLO Website (
To find “Resources for Prayer for Various Occasions” on the National Calendar go to the home page, click on the yellow Liturgical Calendar box then click “Resources for Prayer for Various Occasions” on the “Jump to” menu. Scroll down to see many prayers for many occasions.

Prayer in Times of Trial around Sexual Abuse
Resources for prayer are available when you click ‘Read More’.

World Day of Prayer for Care and Creation
From September 1st, this Day of Prayer initiates the Season of Creation 1 September – 4 October. View the resources on our website to prepare for this season. Simply navigate to Resources for Days of Prayer.

Social Justice Week
This year, the 9th to the 15th of September, we focus on disability and participation. How can we become enabling communities, affirming that everyone has a part to play in our society? Read more on our website under Liturgical Calendar then Resources for Days of Prayer.

Week of Prayer for World Peace
The Week will be observed in New Zealand between 14th and 21st October this year. A leaflet has been produced by the New Zealand organising committee with prayers, readings and affirmations from many faiths to use each day.
Leaflets may be ordered by sending a cheque made out to WPWP to: Week of Prayer for World Peace, c/- Paddy Payne, 161 Seatoun Heights Road, Wellington 6022. Or email: or phone 021-505-215.

Liturgy Presentations
Follow this link to a series of very interesting presentations by Bishop Peter Cullinane on the Mass. You might find them useful for small group discussion, the RCIA, or just for you.

TCI Promotional Video
The Catholic Institute (TCI) have put together a promotional video with students discussing their experience of studying at TCI, proving a uniquely Māori and Pasifika view to their time at the Institute.  The video can be found on the TCI homepage (

National Diocesan Clergy Assembly, Christchurch – September 2018
The National Assembly begins 10 September; please pray for our priests using this prayer especially composed for their assembly. Find the link here.

Church Music Copyright Challenges
New Zealand has valuable links with the Australian Pastoral Musicians Network. In a recent mailout, an important letter on liturgical music and copyright obligations was sent from President Michael Mangan for our reference. We would be very grateful if you could make this information available through your networks by following this link.

Ricky Manalo, CSP – Pastoral Musician of the Year 
Manalo received NPM’s 2018 Pastoral Musician of the Year Award during the national gathering in Baltimore. Find more information here about Manalo’s music.

Looking for Readings and Prayers for Liturgy
LiturgyHelp is a unique internet subscription service, fully authorized by the Catholic Church to publish official liturgical texts online. Two-month free trials are available for new customers. For more Resources for Sunday Mass, Liturgy of the Word with Children, and Music + Psalm Resources, head to our website:


To view the PDF version click here.

Banner Image: Our Lady of the Southern Cross. Artist Julia B. Lynch (Sr M Lawrence. Copyright NWAoA, Srs of Mercy New Zealand)