Church Renewal: The Shape of the Baptismal Font

Carmel Bulletin, 27 September 2015 Fr Paul is currently sharing with everyone the design concept for the renewal of our church.  One feature of this design is the provision of a new fixed, dignified space for the celebration of baptism. For if we have been united with [Christ Jesus] in a death like his, we … Continue reading Church Renewal: The Shape of the Baptismal Font

Church Renewal: The Baptismal Font and the Church Entrances

Carmel Bulletin, 20 September 2015 Fr Paul is currently sharing with everyone the design concept for the renewal of our church.  One feature of this design is the provision of a new fixed, dignified space for the celebration of baptism. Mother Church earnestly desires that all the faithful should be led to that full, conscious … Continue reading Church Renewal: The Baptismal Font and the Church Entrances

Church Renewal: The Placement of the Baptismal Font

Carmel Bulletin, 13 September 2015 Fr Paul is currently sharing with everyone the design concept for the renewal of our church.  One feature of this design is the provision of a new fixed, dignified space for the celebration of baptism. The font should be free-standing so that the family and ministers can gather around it.  It … Continue reading Church Renewal: The Placement of the Baptismal Font

Church Renewal: Reflecting the Importance and Dignity of Baptism

Carmel Bulletin, 6 September 2013 Last weekend, Fr Paul shared with everyone the design concept for the renewal of our church.  This brings to completion a thorough period of parishioner formation, consultation and planning. As articulated in the guiding concepts for this process, one intention within this process is to reflect as much as possible … Continue reading Church Renewal: Reflecting the Importance and Dignity of Baptism

Recommendations from the Parish Pastoral Council regarding the Church and other buildings

Carmel Bulletin, 24 November 2013 At its meeting last Tuesday night, the Parish Pastoral Council received recommendations from the Church Renewal Committee and me, Fr Paul, which we had formulated at our meeting the previous week. These recommendations came after a long and thorough process of study, reflection and discernment by the Liturgy Committee and … Continue reading Recommendations from the Parish Pastoral Council regarding the Church and other buildings