Reflecting the Penitential Nature of Lent

Carmel Bulletin, 22 February 2015 Hopefully things look and feel a bit different at Mass this weekend than they did last weekend. The large banners have come down and the plants and flowers are all gone.  There may be less music, and instruments should only be used to accompany singing, as opposed to being used for … Continue reading Reflecting the Penitential Nature of Lent

Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

Carmel Bulletin, 23 March 2013 The Liturgy Committee met on Tuesday evening. This year is the first that a weekday evening Mass has been provided during the season of Lent.  The initial attendance has been promising, and feedback suggests that the Stations of the Cross preceding Mass have been well received.  Over the coming Sundays, the … Continue reading Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

17/3/13 – St Patrick’s Day is on Monday

It’s not a mistake.  St Patrick’s Day, for this year at least, is on Monday 18 March.  I hate to disappoint those who hope that Sunday Masses will focus on the patron saint of the Emerald Isle, but that’s the way it goes. The General Norms for the Liturgical Year and the Calendar, written after … Continue reading 17/3/13 – St Patrick’s Day is on Monday

9/12/12 – Liturgy Committee Report

The Liturgy Committee met for the final time in 2012 last month. Final arrangements were made for the celebration of the seasons of Advent and Christmas.  All parishioners are invited to join Fr Paul for Advent Prayer and Reflection on the next two Wednesday evenings.  Christmas Mass times remain the same as in previous years, … Continue reading 9/12/12 – Liturgy Committee Report