None Equals Thee

Sometimes people of other faith traditions think that we worship Mary.  While they can clearly see that Mary holds a special place in our faith, all our worship is directed toward God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Collect Prayer for our celebration of the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel reminds us … Continue reading None Equals Thee

Australia’s First Saint

Carmel Bulletin, 25 February 2018 You can find our new image of St Mary MacKillop near the entry doors at the back of the church.  It is carved by Engelbert Piccolruaz, who was born and learnt woodcarving in the traditional style of the Italian alpine region; the origin of our statue of St Joseph. The … Continue reading Australia’s First Saint

Getting to Know our Renewed Church

Carmel Bulletin, 24 December 2017 Welcome to our first weekend of Masses since our new altar was dedicated and new parts of our church blessed for use.  To help you become familiar with our renewed church, please take note of the following: We bless ourselves with holy water as we enter the church to remind … Continue reading Getting to Know our Renewed Church

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

4/3/12 – CommUNION

Recently, Fr Paul has written in Carmel reminding us of some matters concerning the celebration of Communion during Mass. Asking all of us to be consistent in how we process to the front of the church and receive communion is not simply about efficiency, safety and the like. A common bodily posture, to be observed … Continue reading 4/3/12 – CommUNION