The Year of Mercy

Carmel Bulletin, 13 December 2015 The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, which Pope Francis announced earlier this year, has now begun.  On Tuesday, Pope Francis opened the holy door at St Peter’s Basilica. On Sunday evening (Sydney time), he will go to the cathedral church of the Diocese of Rome, the Basilica of St … Continue reading The Year of Mercy

14/3/10 – Exploring the Sacrament of Penance

Today at Mass, we hear the parable of the Prodigal Son, or perhaps (depending on the perspective from which you approach this scripture passage) the Forgiving Father. This parable, along with other readings we hear during this season in Year C, make connections with the Lenten theme of Penance and Reconciliation. For many of us, … Continue reading 14/3/10 – Exploring the Sacrament of Penance