Breakouts

Breakout Options

Select one Breakout Session from Group A

A1  LITURGY AOTEAROA

Sian Owen

Questions, answers and carrying on the conversation.

A2  SURVIVING AND THRIVING HOMILY

John O’Connor

For both preachers and people.

A3  GROWING A BICULTURAL PARISH IN 2021 AOTEAROA

Manuel Beazley

What does this mean, why is it so important in our land, and how might we do it?

A4  GOD SPEAKS IN SIGN

Rachel Marr and Felicity Crowe

Considering the needs of the deaf community and celebrating with them.

A5  DARE TO DREAM

Joe Grayland

What is Pope Francis saying to the Church? Parish life, Liturgy and Lay leadership; what's needed and how do we get there?

A6  WHAT DO THE SYMBOLS SAY?

Bruce Drysdale

Setting the liturgical space. Practical and hands-on.

A7  THE FOUR PRESENCES

Elizabeth Snedden

Encountering Christ in the liturgy.

A8  A LARGER LANGUAGE

Lyn Smith

Exploring the language of liturgy.

A9  HITTING THE RITE NOTES

Randall Ramos and Patrick Colita

Making music do the work it's meant to do.

Select one Breakout Session from Group B

B1 LET THE CHILDREN COME

Margaret Fitzpatrick & Christine Smith

Have we made the children welcome? Exploring the sights and sounds that welcome children and let them know they are welcome in this space.

B2  READINGS, MUSIC AND HOMILY

Bernard Kiely

Tying the threads of liturgy together into an integrated whole.

B3  SACRED SPACE FOR THOSE WHO GRIEVE

Jane O'Carroll

How do we stand beside those who grieve and what do they need from us?

B4  LOOKING FOR SOME GOOD NEWS? EXPLORE THE WEBSITE OF THE NATIONAL LITURGY OFFICE

Catherine Gibbs

An interactive session for participants who are not familiar with the extensive help that is available.

B5 A CHANGING CHURCH

Rocio Figueroa

Does the church change - should it, what change, if an, is needed now?

B6  A CLIMATE FOR LITURGY

Sian Owen

Why we welcome, and how to include, and the difference hospitality makes.

B7  TE TIRITI OF WAITANGI

Manuel Beazley

What is this document and what does it mean for us today?

B8   SURVIVING ADN THRIVING HE HOMILY

John O'Connor

For both preachers and people.

B9    PROCLAIMING A MESSAGE OF LOVE

Judith Courtney

Developing our skill set as Proclaimers of the Word.

Select one Breakout Session from Group C

C1   JESUS CAME UP AND WALKED ALONG WITH THEM

ACYM (Auckland Catholic Youth Ministry Team)

Liturgy that spills into life invites compassion. How can we accompany young people?

C2  STEPPING IN TO IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY

Adriana Janus

A taster; what is Ignatian spirituality?

C3  ART AND LITURGY

Merv Duffy

Using images in the worship space.

C4  PRAYING WITH OUR CHRISTIAN COUSINS

Connie and Tony Hassan

Exploring rich ways of responding to the call to ecumenism.

C5  CHEWING THE FAT A CONVERSATION

Judith Courtney

This is a chance to talk about what we have learnt and explore questions we still have.

C6  PRAYING WITH CHILDREN

Dianna Fouhy and Daughters

When love of God and love of children are growing in the same garden.

C7   RCIA AS PARISH MINISTRY

Mary's Northcote Faith Formation Team

How a whole parish welcomes new members to its community.

C8 D ARE TO DREAM - WHAT IS POPE FRANCIS SAYING TO THE CHURCH

Joe Grayland

Developing a broader vision.

C9   PRAYER: BODY AND MIND

Jill McLoughlin

Interactive. How can we pray with our whole body and how can this enrich our prayer life.