Ministry / Training / Formation

The Liturgy Office offers training and formation for liturgical ministers

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"The full extent of our formation is our conformation to Christ."

Pope Francis, Desiderio Desideravi, par. 41

  • Readers
  • Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
  • Acolytes
  • Parish musicians and music teams (in cooperation with St Mary’s Cathedral and Australian Sacred Music Association)
  • Parish and school sacramental coordinators (in cooperation with Office for Evangelisation and Sydney Catholic Schools)
  • RE teachers teaching the sacraments (in cooperation with SCS)
  • Sacristans

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Courses offered by the Liturgy Office

Ministry / training / formation

NOTE: Please make sure to register online by clicking on the course that you wish to attend (hyperlink to a booking platform).

Also, please download the appropriate registration form and send it in advance to the Liturgy Office, either by e-mail or by post. The forms can be found here: hyperlink that would have the forms available for downloading, opening in a separate tab.

Please do not forget to include your baptismal certificate. All details regarding registration can be found on the form.


1. Register online by following the link from the “Register” button.

2. Download and fill out the form provided in the link of each course. 

3. Return the form and any relevant documentation to the email address specified in the form.



1. Choose a course (you can search by the type of the course, or by location).

2. Register online.

3. Download the Registration Form, print it, fill it out, have it approved and signed by your Parish Priest / Ethnic Chaplain, and send it back to us by post or by e-mail (details on the form). 

St Therese’s, Denistone

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion - refresher

21st February 2024
6:30 pm

9:30 pm