Professor Clare Johnson is the Director of the Centre and Dr Jason McFarland is the Assistant Director. Centre staff work closely with the Bishops Commission for Liturgy to support, promote and enhance the liturgical life of the Catholic Church.
Our Board of Advisors provides strategic guidance and a thoughtful sounding board for the Centre in relation to its current programs and future directions. It also helps to ensure that we remain true to our Mission and maintain good standing with both the Roman Catholic Church and ACU.
The board includes representatives from:
Board members offer an independent perspective on our strategic development of academic programs, pastoral formation activities, research initiatives and the ongoing promotion of the liturgical apostolate.
Advisory board members are appointed to provide a diversity of relevant skills and expertise to ensure that the needs of various stakeholders are appropriately represented and that our staff are supported and encouraged to enact our Mission.
Chair, Bishops’ Commission for Liturgy, Bishop of Sale, VICView profile
Member, Bishops’ Commission for Liturgy, Bishop of Ballarat, VICView profile
Director, ACU Centre for Liturgy (ex officio).View profile
ACU Vice PresidentView profile
National Head of School, TheologyView profile
Executive Secretary, Bishops’ Commission for Liturgy and National Liturgical CouncilView profile
Priest of the Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus and Professor of Historical and Liturgical TheologyView profile
Provost Emerita and Distinguished Professor of Theology, St John’s University, New YorkView profile
Vicar General & Moderator of the Curia, Diocese of ParramattaView profile
Liturgy Coordinator, Loreto Kirribilli, representing ACU students of liturgy and sacramental theologyView profile
Dean, La Salle Academy for Faith Formation and Religious EducationView profile
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