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The Beauty that Invites Prayer


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CEO and Publisher

Paul Mason

Paul Mason is Chief Executive Officer and Publisher at his publishing business, Liturgical Song.

Paul's psalms and Mass setting compositions are widely used in parishes and schools throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Paul also serves the Church in the following roles to help promote music in the liturgy - the beauty that invites prayer.

  • Member, National Liturgical Music Council of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
  • Consultant, National Liturgical Council of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
  • Executive Secretary of the Australian Pastoral Musicians Network
  • Chair of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission of the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong
  • Coordinator of Music Rosters, Lumen Christi Catholic Parishes, Wollongong
  • Coordinator of Music at St Brigid’s Church, Gwynneville 
  • Coordinator of Music at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Wollongong

Background

Paul Mason is a liturgist and composer of liturgical music. He has worked in the music industry and in IT since the 1970’s, and began composing liturgical music in the 1990’s. He first published Mass of Glory and Praise in 2004 with Willow Publishing, followed by Psalms For All Time in 2007. He established www.liturgicalsong.com in 2007 for online sales and distribution of publications. In 2016, Paul established Liturgical Song as an independent publishing business in 2016. All Paul's works previously published through Willow Publishing are now published through Liturgical Song and available on this website.

Paul played a significant role in the establishment of the Australian Pastoral Musicians Network (APMN) and worked full time as the Director of Liturgy and Ministry for the Diocese of Wollongong for the past ten years. Paul retired from this position on 31 January 2020 to concentrate on composing and publishing activities at Liturgical Song.

Paul holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Arts in Theology, and a Master of Arts in Liturgy. He lives in Wollongong with Margaret, his wife, and Matthew, the youngest of their five children.