Office for Worship

The Office for Worship serves the diocese in the area of liturgical formation, coordination and practice; and assists local parish communities to implement diocesan policy regarding the Sacraments of Initiation for Children (SOI) and Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).

Services include courses and workshops at diocesan, regional and local level; resources and information and consultancy on request.


Office for Worship – Diocesan Ministry Centre
51 – 59 Allawah Street,
Blacktown NSW 2148
Ph: 02 8838 3457 | Em:

Liturgical Ministry
Formation Courses

Ministries for Formation

Ministers of the Word
For Readers and Commentators formation and training on proclaiming the Gospel. 

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
For Eucharistic Ministers of Holy Communion, serving at the altar during Mass.

Communion to the Sick and Dying
Training and formation on serving and ministering to the Sick and Dying in our parish communities. 

Senior Servers and Acolytes
Comprehensive training for ministers who wish to serve at the altar during Mass for their parish. To become an Acolyte, you must attend all the previous ministries to qualify for attending the Acolyte sessions.   

All applications need to be endorsed by your parish Priest prior to attending the first Introductory session.

Upon completion of the final session, certificates will be issued to your local Parish to be distributed and an order of commissioning.

Download an Application Form for 2019

Sacraments of Initiation Orders

If you would like to order both Parent and Child Preparation Materials and the Catholic Missal, you can now do so via the below Sacraments of Initiation Order Form PDF.

Simply download and fill out the Sacraments of Initiation Order Form and forward a copy to the Office for Worship.

Fax: (02) 8838 3462

Download the Sacrament of Initiation Order Form

Liturgy Guidelines for Confirmation Ritual

Upcoming Courses & Events

Liturgical Ministry Formation Course Starts Monday 12th of August (Registration Due 5th August, 2019)
Click here to download registration form.