Organizational Links

These organizational links might be of interest to you:

The Association of Consultants for Liturgical Space is a voluntary membership organization of professionals dedicated to the creation of beautiful worship spaces for the faith communities.

Australian Academy of Liturgy is an ecumenical association of specialists in Christian Liturgy and related disciplines, with a particular commitment to the understanding and development of liturgy in the Australian context.

Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference

Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference, Commission on the Liturgy

The Bishops' Conference of Scotland is the permanently constituted assembly of the Bishops of Scotland.

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, (CCCB) is the national assembly of the Bishops of Canada.

Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Liturgy Commission has two Episcopal Commissions for Liturgy: one for French speaking dioceses and one for English speaking dioceses.

Catholic Association of Teachers of Homiletics (CATH) exists to provide a common organization for the study of Catholic homiletics.

The Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales is the permanent assembly of Catholic bishops in these two countries.

The Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales, Office of Liturgy
serves the work of the Department for Christian Life and Worship by providing resources, information and advice.

Catholic Celiac Society has a mission to educate Catholic celiacs about their options for Holy Communion as provided for by Canon Law and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops; to inform Catholic clergy and lay ministers about their special needs; and to reconcile those Catholic celiacs who have left the Church through lack of understanding, exclusion from the Eucharist, and isolation from their church community.

Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, CARA is a national, non-profit, university-affiliated organization that conducts social scientific studies about the Catholic Church.

The Center for Liturgy at Saint Louis University exists to study and promote the most important foundation of the Catholic Church.

Center for Religious Architecture was established in part to be a supportive forum for the growing interfaith movement that promotes the study and understanding of the religious diversity that we cherish in America.

Church Access for Persons with Disabilities offers a wealth of resources, practical suggestions, and information on Catholic teachings regarding access for persons with disabilities.

Conference for Catholic Facility Management is a Catholic forum and network for professionals whose responsibilities include real estate, construction, property management, and real properties.

Faith & the Common Good seeks through dialogue, research, network building, education, and advocacy, to build a process to bring the diversity of Canadian perspectives into a voice of common concern for social, economic and ecological well-being for all.

Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions (FDLC) is a national organization of Roman Catholic Diocesan Offices of Worship and Liturgical Commissions throughout the United States.

Focus on Welcome and Inclusion (FWI) is the project that supports and resources parishes in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane to implement the priority of the Synod of the Archdiocese (2003) that parishes are welcoming, inclusive communities which people are drawn to and have a strong sense of belonging.

Georgetown Center for Liturgy (GCL), founded in 1981 by Georgetown University and Holy Trinity Catholic Church, is an education, research, and consultation center dedicated to transforming American Catholic parishes through the liturgical renewal initiated by the Second Vatican Council.  GCL is the sponsor of EnVisionChurch.

Irish Bishops' Conference

The Liturgical Conference works to renew liturgy within the churches for the
reunion of the Body of Christ for the life of the world.

Liturgy  Helping your worship to be vital, transforming, and faithful
ecumenical, international material for spirituality, worship, preaching, teaching, or a pew sheet.

Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) their mission is to empower and educate leaders for service in a culturally diverse church and society.

National Apostolate for Inclusion Ministry (NAIM) envisions that every person with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD) will be welcome to full inclusion into our Catholic communities.

National Association of Church Facilities Managers (NACFM) is a non-profit organization established in 1995 to promote networking and educational advancement opportunities for Facilities Management Professionals.

The National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) is a membership organization primarily composed of musicians, musician-liturgists, clergy, and other leaders of prayer devoted to serving the life and mission of the Church through fostering the art of musical liturgy in Roman Catholic worshiping communities in the United States of America.

National Catholic Office for the Deaf (NCOD) mission is to spread God's message through the support of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Pastoral Ministry so that we may all be one in Christ.

The National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) was established in 1982 to foster implementation of the Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on People with Disabilities.

The National Centre for Liturgy (Ireland) houses the National Secretariat for Liturgy which works on behalf of the Episcopal Conference and the Irish Episcopal Commission for Liturgy and co-ordinates the work of the various consultative agencies on liturgy, church music, sacred art and architecture and liotuirge in nGaeilge.

National Center for Pastoral Leadership, (NCPL) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the growth and quality of leadership in the Catholic Church. It is especially well-known for its yearly East Coast Conference for Religious Education.

The National Federation of Priests' Councils (NFPC) is a church membership organization which represents and provides ministry resources for 123 councils of diocesan and religious clergy - totaling over 25,000 Roman Catholic priests.

NOCERCC, The National Organization for Continuing Education of Roman Catholic Clergy is a network of diocesan and religious directors of presbyteral continuing education/formation.

The National Pastoral Life Center serves the community and mission of the Catholic Church by assisting its leadership in parishes, diocesan offices, national offices and associations.

The North American Forum on the Catechumenate is an international network of pastoral ministers, liturgists, catechists, and theologians.

Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, a national resource for worship at the University of Notre Dame, helps church leaders and parishes to celebrate God's presence in church and world and to connect liturgy and life.

Partners for Sacred Places is the only national, non-sectarian, non-profit organization dedicated to the sound stewardship and active community use of America's older religious properties.

Pathways Awareness Foundation  They are dedicated to raising awareness to the gifts received when worshippers with physical, sensory, mental and emotional differences are included so that all may worship together. The “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors” program assists congregations of all denominations to include people with disabilities into all aspects of faith life.

The Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association (PNCEA) builds up the body of Christ by equipping active Catholics for the work of evangelization and by proclaiming the gospel of salvation in Jesus Christ to inactive Catholics and the unchurched.

Southwest Liturgical Conference  Their primary mission is directed toward the local Church at the parish and diocesan level. They are committed to educational programs and regional workshops which will stimulate the people of God to that "full, conscious, and active participation in liturgical celebrations called for by the very nature of the liturgy." (CSL, 14)

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States.

US Bishops' Committee on the Liturgy (BCL), a standing committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The Committee has the responsibility in the bishops' conference for all matters relating to the liturgy.

We Believe is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the reform of the Roman Catholic liturgy.

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