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Office of Divine Worship

Remain United with Me (John 14:14)
The Liturgy is the SUMMIT toward which all activity of the Church is directed;at the same time, it is the FOUNT from which all the Church's power flows.        #10 Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy
For, although you have no need of our praise, yet our thanksgiving is itself your gift,  since our praises add nothing to your greatness, but profit us for salvation, through Christ our Lord.       Common Preface IV 
The Office of Divine Worship nurtures and supports the prayer life of the Diocese of Green Bay celebrated in Word and Sacrament. In Addition, the Office fosters continued liturgical renewal which calls for full and active participation in the celebration of the liturgy. We are committed to assist parishes throughout the Diocese, "respond in love to worship and praise God..." by keeping you formed and informed. The Office is dedicated to assist the Faithful of the Diocese of Green Bay celebrate the liturgy that will in turn move us to be one in holiness, drawn into the compelling love of Christ, and set on fire to live out our Baptismal call as members of the mystical Body of Christ.

 Eucharistic Holy Hour

      2023 Eucharistic Holy Hour Guide For Parishes
      2023 Hora Santa Eucarística Guía para Parroquias 
      2023 Holy Hour Booklet for Assembly
      2023 Folfolleto de la Hora Santa Eucarística para el pueblo 

Our Purpose

As part of the Discipleship and Parish Life Mission Team, we serve Bishop Ricken and the Diocese by providing liturgical formation and policy as well as coordinate Diocesan and Episcopal liturgies. In collaboration with other curial offices, this office also provides resources and overall support for the liturgical and sacramental life of the parishes and agencies of the Diocese.

Contact Us

Phone: (920) 272-8310 | Fax: (920) 435-1330

Click here to send a direct message: Office of Divine Worship

Bona Hall
1825 Riverside Drive
Green Bay, WI 54301

Regular diocesan office hours
Monday through Thursday: 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. 

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 23825
Green Bay, WI 54305-3825

Gerard Hall | Divine Worship Director 

Phone: (920) 272-8311
1-877-500-3580, ext. 8311 (920/715 area codes)
Click here to contact Gerard via direct message


Arvilla Rusnak | Divine Worship Coordinator

 Phone: (920) 272-8310
1-877-500-3580, ext. 8310 (920/715 area codes)
Click here to contact Arvilla via direct message


Michael Miller l Director of Music - Diocese and St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

Phone: (920) 272-8342
1-877-500-3580, ext. 8342 (920/715 area codes)
Click here to contact Michael via direct message


August Dittberner l Administrative Assistant

Phone: (920) 272-8341
1-877-500-3580, ext. 8341 (920/715 area codes)
Click here to contact August via direct message


Other Links

For additional information/resources on worship and liturgy, please visit the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops [USCCB].
The Office of Divine Worship is a member of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions [FDLC]

Email Updates and Announcements

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Major announcements and important information from the Office of Divine Worship are also distributed through the Parish Pages (Department of Communications) and the Chancery Bulletin (Chancellor's Office).