30/9/12 – Liturgy Committee Report

The Liturgy Committee met on Thursday 20 September.  As Advent is now only two months away, the committee considered the preparations that would be made for the upcoming liturgical season.  One of the challenges with the season of Advent is to ensure this short season of preparation (a little over three weeks this year) is … Continue reading 30/9/12 – Liturgy Committee Report

26/8/12 – Liturgy Committee Report

The Liturgy Committee met this week.  The first matter the committee considered was last month’s celebration of the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  There were many positive aspects to the celebration of the Parish Feast Day.  We wish to continue with the practice of welcoming new parishioners on this special occasion, with improvements … Continue reading 26/8/12 – Liturgy Committee Report

22/8/10 – The General Plan of the Church

At present, we are exploring the liturgical principles which underpin our work in the Church Renewal Process.  Having considered active participation, we now consider the sixth principle, namely: The general plan of the church Over the centuries, many Catholic churches have been built.  Very rarely is one church building identical to another, and the layout, … Continue reading 22/8/10 – The General Plan of the Church

15/8/10 – Designing Churches for Liturgical Celebration

At present, we are exploring the liturgical principles which underpin our work in the Church Renewal Process.  Having considered active participation, we now consider the fifth principle, namely: Designing churches for liturgical celebration In some religious traditions, sacred buildings are constructed (at least in part) to provide a place for their god to dwell.  The … Continue reading 15/8/10 – Designing Churches for Liturgical Celebration

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