10/7/10 – Actuosa Participatio

At present, we are exploring the liturgical principles which underpin our work in the Church Renewal Process.  Having considered the liturgical presences of Christ, we now consider the second principle, namely: Actuosa participatio The Second Vatican Council called for all members of the Church to be led to full, conscious and active participation in the … Continue reading 10/7/10 – Actuosa Participatio

4/7/10 – The Liturgical Presences of Christ

At present, we are exploring the liturgical principles which underpin our work in the Church Renewal Process.  Having considered how the whole body of Christ celebrates the liturgy, we now consider the second principle, namely: The liturgical presences of Christ Hopefully we all agree that Christ is present in the Eucharist.  When I make that … Continue reading 4/7/10 – The Liturgical Presences of Christ

13/6/10 – The Whole Body of Christ Celebrates the Liturgy

This weekend, our parish is having its second meeting with Fr Stephen Hackett MSC in regards to our Church Renewal Process.  We will be working together to develop guiding concepts to inform those who will work on developing plans for our church. This work, as Fr Stephen informed us at our last meeting in March, … Continue reading 13/6/10 – The Whole Body of Christ Celebrates the Liturgy

29/11/09 – Things Communion Ministers Want You to Know #4

Please Tell Us Where to Go … nicely, of course!  Sometimes members of the assembly are unable to come forward and receive communion due to health, or some other good reason.  Communion ministers are not mind readers, and sometimes need to be quietly alerted to their presence.  This is part of the responsibility we all … Continue reading 29/11/09 – Things Communion Ministers Want You to Know #4

22/11/09 – Things Communion Ministers Want You to Know #3

Say Amen When the minister says “The Body of Christ” or “The Blood of Christ”, the appropriate response is “Amen”.  It’s amazing how many people don’t say it out loud!  The profound experience of sharing in the body and blood of our Lord should be something that makes us want to say Amen.  It is … Continue reading 22/11/09 – Things Communion Ministers Want You to Know #3