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

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

21/8/11 – What Happens At Mass, Part XVI: The Invitation to Communion

The introduction of the new translation of the Roman Missal is not just a chance to learn new words, but will hopefully be an opportunity to come to a deeper understanding of the Mass. When the priest invites us to enter into communion, we respond by saying we are unworthy to receive Christ in the … Continue reading 21/8/11 – What Happens At Mass, Part XVI: The Invitation to Communion

14/8/11 – What Happens At Mass, Part XV: The Communion Rite

The introduction of the new translation of the Roman Missal is not just a chance to learn new words, but will hopefully be an opportunity to come to a deeper understanding of the Mass. After the Eucharistic Prayer, we enter into our celebration of the Communion Rite. This begins with the Lord’s Prayer, the words … Continue reading 14/8/11 – What Happens At Mass, Part XV: The Communion Rite