Liturgy: Music

Copyright: Most parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Auckland have joined the regional church music copyright licence with the provider This licence gives parishes reprint permission for congregational music.   Parish Copyright Checklist

Music planner from the Catholic Diocese of Auckland

Music suggestions

Ascension, Pentecost, Holy Trinity, Body and Blood of Christ

Music Suggestions – Sundays of Easter (B)

Music Suggestions – Holy Week 2018

Lent, Year B 2nd – 5th Sundays and Palm Sunday

2nd to 6th Sunday Ordinary Time, Year B, 2018

The Time of Christmas, Year B, 2017 / 2018.

Sundays of Advent, Year B, 2017.

Compiled by Judith Courtney, Liturgy Advisor / Music Support, Catholic Diocese of Auckland Liturgy Centre.

2018 Music Workshop:

Liturgy and the Music We Choose.

When: March 8th, 7pm

Where: Pompallier Centre, 30 New St. Ponsonby.

This is a workshop for parish musicians, cantors and choirs. There are 3 parts to this workshop.


1) Exploring liturgy. 2) The parish repertoire. 3) Priorities for deciding what we sing.  


To register, email;



Where the planners below suggest Australian Mass Settings, please consider the use of New Zealand composed Mass Settings.

The Living Liturgy music planner from the Catholic Diocese of Sale that used to appear on this page will not be available from 1 July.  A message from the Catholic Diocese of Sale:  As of July 2017, Living Liturgy will be moving to a subscription basis for readers outside the Catholic Diocese of Sale. Unfortunately, we are no longer able to provide a free publication.  The rates are $50 AUD per annum for personal use (one copy only) and $80 AUD per annum for parish use (unlimited copies within one parish). Thank-you for your understanding. Subscription form available here.

Music Suggestions: Music suggestions from the Diocese of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

Weekly Hymn Suggestions from Summit Online, Archdiocese of Melbourne

As One Voice: Liturgical Song Selections free planning guide.