Diocesan Liturgy Council

Diocesan Liturgy Council


The full, conscious and active participation of the faithful in liturgy,
the source of the true Christian Spirit and all missionary endeavour 
[Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (SC) a. 14, 10]


To be of service to the diocesan community by engaging in dialogue that promotes a passion for the spirit of the sacred liturgy and an understanding of its principles and practice such that the celebration of the liturgy is appropriate for the community who gathers. (SC a. 14, 17, 43-45)


  • Allen Brierley
  • Monique Crick
  • Fr Andrew Doohan
  • Fiona Duque
  • Uta France (Deputy Chair)
  • Louise Gannon rsj (Secretary) – Manager Worship and Prayer, Pastoral Ministries
  • Anne Millard
  • Cathy White (Chair)
  • Ed Wright (Associate Member)

Seeking new members in 2021

The Diocesan Liturgy Council is currently seeking new members. For further information read the explanatory letter and, if you are interested, complete the Expression of Interest Form. The closing date is Sunday 18 July 2021.

Council documents and procedures

For further information about the council please read the following documents:

The council can be contacted by emailing liturgy@mn.catholic.org.au

The council meets on the second Wednesday of each month.

Council groups

The Diocesan Liturgy Council has established a range of groups which assist in in responding to particular issues, and also increases the number of people involved in diocesan liturgical ministry. These groups include:

Diocesan Liturgy Forums

  • Christian Initiation
  • Stepping Stones

Working Parties

  • Synod Liturgies
  • St Josephine Bakhita
    • The Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from people who would like to be a part of this new St Josephine Bakhita Working Party. For more information please:
      1. read the explanatory letter
      2. read the Mandate for the working party
      3. submit your Expression of Interest by Sunday 18 July 2021

Standing Committees

  • Chrism Mass
  • Perpetual day of Remembrance

The Diocesan Liturgy Council also shares a close relationship with the College of Assistant Masters of Ceremonies