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New Administrative Assistant for National Liturgy Office

WelCom September 2019:

Catherine Gibbs.

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference welcomed Catherine Gibbs in July as Administrative Assistant for the National Liturgy Office (NLO). Catherine is working alongside NLO Acting Director Fr John O’Connor. Catherine has recently worked with Caritas and The Catholic Institute and previously in education and creative art sectors. Catherine is managing the administrative aspects of the NLO mission including its website, resources and communications with dioceses, parishes and schools. Catherine is working alongside Fr John overseeing production of liturgy resources and publications.

The NLO works with the bishops in their pastoral, liturgical and teaching ministry, promoting sound liturgical practice, and helping to ensure the distinctive identity of the Māori dimension in the liturgy of the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand.