To support those responsible for the preparation of liturgy in the Diocese of Wollongong, we have included responses to a list of frequently asked questions. If your question has not been answered, you are encouraged to contact Sacramental and Liturgy Consultant Sr Monica Barlow RSJ or Liturgy and Ministry Support Officer Anthony Rewak (see contact information below). This page will be updated where further questions are frequently asked of us.
I am having trouble logging in to One License / LiturgyHelp.
If you are having trouble logging in to One License or LiturgyHelp and are a member of a parish office team, or are volunteering on behalf of a parish office team, please contact Liturgy and Ministry Support Officer Anthony Rewak (see below contact details).
If you require access, but do not currently have login access to One Licence or LiturgyHelp, please contact your parish office first to request permission to access. Once permission has been granted, if you initially experience trouble with logging in, please contact your Parish Office. If you are unable to resolve this issue, please contact Anthony Rewak.
Please note: a free LiturgyHelp account can be acquired to access individual and family resources by visiting the following link:
Do I need to reference hymns when hymn lyrics are re-printed in a Mass booklet, or worship aid (PowerPoint presentation)?
Yes. In order to do so, you will need to ensure you have login access to One License, or a similar liturgical music copyright service provider (e.g. CCLI). Once you have logged in, please search for the relevant hymn in order to complete the following acknowledgement notice:
Note: if you are using CCLI, replace ONE LICENSE with CCLI.
If the re-printed hymn is not in the public domain (published before 1925), and is not in the One Licence catalogue (or that of a similar liturgical music copyright service provider), you do not have the rights to re-print the hymn (unless you receive permission from the copyright holder / publisher).
Reporting: After you have acknowledged the hymn, it is essential that you report that you have re-printed the hymn by logging into One License (or similar liturgical music copyright provider); this step ensures the publisher and composer are justly compensated for your use of the published work.
Please remember: Failure to acknowledge the re-printing of copyrighted hymns is a violation of copyright law.
Do I need to reference images when they are used in a Mass booklet, or worship aid (PowerPoint presentation)?
Yes. All photos and images (including clipart) must be referenced somewhere in the mass booklet or worship aid, and must be used with permission from the copyright holder. If you are unable to obtain permission to use an image from the copyright holder, it must be removed.
Generally we would advise to avoid including too many (if any) images in worship aids or Mass booklets so as not to distract from the liturgy, however, you may simply elect to use images that either belong to your parish/school/community (including logos and photographs).
How to locate online images that are safe to use
Images can also be located online that fall under a Creative Commons or Royalty Free License; this usually means that you are able to use the image so long as you provide acknowledgement. To locate images under a Creative Commons License, we would recommend you perform a search in Wikimedia Commons, or unsplash.com, or perform an Advanced Search on Google Images as follows:
Google Images Advanced Search: Select Settings > Advanced Search > Enter Search Terms > Usage Rights > Select Creative Commons Licences > Submit Search
How to reference online images that are safe to use
To reference images, we recommend the following referencing method: [Image Owner] (Year Published), [Image Name], [Website], [Link] – for example:
In the end, unless you are prepared to locate and reference images that you have the rights to use, the recommendation is made not to include any images in your worship materials. Please contact us if you have any questions about this.
Account means the account held at your financial institution from which we are authorised to arrange for funds to be debited.
Agreement means this Direct Debit Request Service Agreement between you and us, including the direct debit request.
Business day means a day other than a Saturday or a Sunday or a listed public holiday.
Debit day means the day that payment is due.
Debit payment means a particular transaction where a debit is made, according to your direct debit request.
Direct debit request means the Direct Debit Request between us and you.
Us and we and our means the Catholic Development Fund.
You means the customer(s) who signed the direct debit request. Your financial institution is the financial institution where you hold the account that you have authorised us to arrange to debit.
Debiting your account
By submitting a direct debit request, you have authorised us to arrange for funds to be debited from your account according to the agreement we have with you.
We will only arrange for funds to be debited from your account:
As authorised in the direct debit request; if the debit day falls on a day that is not a business day, we may direct your financial institution to debit your account on the following or previous business day. If you are unsure about which day your account has or will be debited, please check with your financial
Changes by you
If you wish to stop or defer a debit payment you must write to us at least 5 business days before the next debit day.
This notice should be given to us in the first instance.
It is your responsibility to ensure that there are sufficient clear funds available in your account to allow a debit payment to be made.
If there are insufficient clear funds available in your account to meet a debit payment:
you or your account may be charged a fee and/or interest by your financial institution;
you or your account may be charged a fee to reimburse us for charges we have incurred for the failed transaction;
you must arrange for the payment to be made by another method
Please check your account statement to verify that the amounts debited from your account are correct.
If you believe that there has been an error in debiting your account you should call us on 1800 047 703 and confirm the details in writing with us as soon as possible so that we can resolve your query quickly.
You should check:
with your financial institution whether direct debiting is available from your accounts offered by financial
your account details which you have provided to us are correct by checking them against a recent account statement; and
with your financial institution before completing the direct debit request if you have any queries about how to complete the direct debit
Warning: if the account number you have quoted is incorrect, you may be charged a fee to reimburse our costs in correcting any deductions from:
an account you do not have authority to operate; or
an account you do not
We will keep any information (including your account details) in your direct debit request confidential.
We will make reasonable efforts to keep any such information that we have about you secure and to ensure that any of our employees or agents who have access to information about you, do not make any unauthorised use, modification, reproduction or disclosure of that information.
However, we may use your contact details to provide information about the fund. Should you wish this not to be the case, please advise the fund in writing.
Our diocesan logo is theologically rich and very succinct. As a hand, it depicts our mission as a diocese and as individuals within the diocese, of bearing (bringing, carrying) Christ’s love to one another and to the world around us. In this, we are the hand of Jesus Christ, and we are offering ourselves to him so that he might work through us.
We can be the bearers of his love only as a response to his call and in the strength of his grace. We are reminded of this in two ways—through the symbol of the dove (the Holy Spirit) also present in the logo, and by the incorporation of the cross that segments the logo. The presence of the cross is a reminder that bearing the love of Christ will inevitably cost us if we live it authentically. However, in the way that the Cross is the portent of redemption and life—an echo of the tree of life in the book of Genesis—so becoming bearers of the love of Christ will also bring us to life.
The four fingers of the hand also represent the four regions of our diocese. The first is bluerepresenting the beautiful water of the Shoalhaven. The second is a blue and green combination representing the waters and escarpment of the Illawarra. The third is greendepicting the hills and plains of the Macarthur. The fourth is dark green illustrating the forests of the Southern Highlands.