Three Things About the Eucharist We’ve Learnt from COVID-19

This weekend, the Church in Australia celebrates the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. It takes on particular significance this year, given that our weekly celebration of the Eucharist has been put on hold due to coronavirus restrictions. Reflecting on this experience gives us an opportunity to more deeply appreciate what … Continue reading Three Things About the Eucharist We’ve Learnt from COVID-19

Liturgical Ministry Formation Workshops

Carmel Bulletin, 6 October 2019 We are merely servants: we have done no more than our duty.Luke 17:10 Today’s gospel reminds us of the humility of serving others.  One way that we can place ourselves at the service of God and our neighbour is through engagement in liturgical ministry.  The Second Vatican Council reminds us … Continue reading Liturgical Ministry Formation Workshops

Communion of the Sick

Carmel Bulletin, 15 June 2014 Last week, Fr Paul wrote about the small change that will occur to the sending forth of ministers taking Communion to the sick.  This change comes into effect next weekend. The intention is that this sending forth of ministers will now form a part of the blessing and dismissal rites … Continue reading Communion of the Sick

Ministry to the Sick

Carmel Bulletin, 8 June 2014 An important aspect of our pastoral care of each other is prayer for and outreach to our fellow parishioners who are unwell. It is heartening to see that many parishioners are certainly mindful of others who are unwell and assiduous in commending them to our prayers.  A number of parishioners … Continue reading Ministry to the Sick