Liturgical Ministry Formation Workshops

Carmel Bulletin, 6 October 2019

We are merely servants: we have done no more than our duty.

Luke 17:10

Today’s gospel reminds us of the humility of serving others.  One way that we can place ourselves at the service of God and our neighbour is through engagement in liturgical ministry. 

The Second Vatican Council reminds us that “in the liturgy the whole public worship is performed by the Mystical Body of Jesus Christ, that is, by the Head and his members.” (Constitution on the Liturgy, no. 7).  Every one of us has a role in offering worship, in union with Jesus, to God the Father. 

From the assembly of all the baptised, people are called to help lead our prayer through particular ministries.  Serving as a liturgical minister allows us to follow St Paul’s words from the second reading, to “fan into a flame the gift that God gave you.”

Each year, we seek to support Ministers of the Word and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion through formation workshops.  These workshops are an important part of serving God and our community, and all ministers are asked to participate.

Please claim these dates in your diary now!

Ministers of the Word can choose from one of two times:

  • Wednesday 23 October at 7:00 pm or
  • Saturday 26 October at 9:30 am.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion can choose from one of two times:

  • Saturday 26 October at 10:45 am or
  • Wednesday 30 October at 7:00 pm.

Register online now

Our Marian Shrine

Carmel Bulletin, 21 July 2019

Last Sunday, we celebrated the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  Under this title, the Carmelite family and our parish invoke the patronage and protection of Mary, our mother and sister in faith.

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Feast Day

Carmel Bulletin, 14 July 2019

The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is celebrated on 16 July. The parish celebrates the feast day on the Sunday closest to the feast day, this year on Sunday 14 July. This is the final installment in a series of articles giving the background to the feast day.

Pietro Novelli, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saints (Simon Stock, Angelus of Jerusalem, Mary Magdalene de’Pazzi, Teresa of Avila),  Museo Diocesano di Palermo.
Pietro Novelli, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saints (Simon Stock, Angelus of Jerusalem, Mary Magdalene de’Pazzi, Teresa of Avila), Museo Diocesano di Palermo.
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Feast Day

Carmel Bulletin, 7 July 2019

The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is celebrated on 16 July. The parish celebrates the feast day on the Sunday closest to the feast day, this year on Sunday 14 July. As a lead up to the feast day we will provide some reflections on the feast day and what it means to be a Carmelite.

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Feast Day

Carmel Bulletin, 30 June 2019

The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is celebrated on 16 July. The parish celebrates the feast day on the Sunday closest to the feast day, this year on Sunday 14 July. As a lead up to the feast day we will provide some reflections on the feast day and what it means to be a Carmelite.

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