This year, April 25 combines ANZAC Day, Good Shepherd Sunday, the beginning of National Vocations Awareness Week, and the Fourth Sunday of Easter, all on the same day!
Below you can read and download various prayers, articles and reflections from different sources in preparation for celebrating ANZAC Day on April 25.
Prayer & Liturgy
The National Liturgy Office has prepared a number of resources to assist in your ANZAC Day services on April 25:
The Australian ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee also has a great collection of resources you can use in commemoration services:
As Anzac Day falls on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, the National Liturgy Office has also prepared a page to assist those in liturgical ministry by weaving together the various themes which align on 25 April: read it here.
Several reflections appeared in the latest issue of WelCom about viewing ANZAC Day through a Catholic lens: you can read them here.
Song: Sons of Gallipoli – Fr Chris Skinner
The Anglican Chilren and Families Minitry website has a great collection of ANZAC Day activities for families to do together. To access the collection, click here.