30/10/11 – Roman Missal Seminars This Week

Tuesday 1 November. Some of us will remember the date as All Saints Day.  This year it is also Melbourne Cup Day.  It’s also the date that’s been chosen for the mandatory use of the new translation of the Missal in Australia. Starting Tuesday, the new translation of the Missal is the only English edition … Continue reading 30/10/11 – Roman Missal Seminars This Week

Parish Mass Settings Workshop

This morning, music ministers from our parish gathered together to learn more about some of the Mass settings that are available and recommended for use.  This is an integral part of the formation we're providing in our parish as we implement the new English translation of the Roman Missal. Our parish has generally been using … Continue reading Parish Mass Settings Workshop

5/6/11 – The New Translation: One Week to Go

Next Sunday we will begin to use the new English translation of the Order of Mass. If you read this column regularly you would know that we have been discussing the parts of the Mass, their purpose, and the features of the new translation for some time now.  We have also been spending a few … Continue reading 5/6/11 – The New Translation: One Week to Go

10/4/11 – Holy Week

Holy Week begins next Sunday.  As Easter is fast approaching, here are a few reminders about our upcoming celebrations: For the first time this year, Bishop Anthony will celebrate the Second Form of the Sacrament of Penance in each deanery.  The Holroyd deanery celebration is this Thursday 14 April at 7:30 pm at St. Patrick’s … Continue reading 10/4/11 – Holy Week

2/1/11 – New Mass Settings

This is an important weekend.  Yes, we are celebrating the feast of the Epiphany (on the earliest date possible in the liturgical calendar).  It is also the first weekend of the New Year, 2011.  This means that in Australia, we can begin to take the first steps towards implementing the new English translation of the … Continue reading 2/1/11 – New Mass Settings