Carmel Bulletin, 10 May 2015 At Masses during the Lent and Easter seasons, we pray the Apostles’ Creed instead of the usual Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed. This is recommended in the Missal as it is the ancient baptismal creed of the Roman Church, and these seasons are very much focused on baptism; through the initiation of adults … Continue reading He Descended Into Hell
Recently we have been looking at the postures and gestures that we engage in during Mass. Each is intended to help us direct our minds and hearts more intently towards what we are celebrating. Last week, we looked at some of the gestures and postures that are used during the first part of the Liturgy … Continue reading 9/10/11 – Standing Up (and bowing… and genuflecting) for What You Believe In
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. The Profession of Faith is one way we respond to what we have heard in the scripture readings during Mass. The … Continue reading 29/5/11 – What Happens at Mass, Part X: The Creed
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. In the Liturgy of the Word, God speaks to us. Through the proclamation of the scriptures at Mass, Christ is made … Continue reading 23/5/11 – What Happens at Mass, Part IX – The Liturgy of the Word
As we mentioned before, a new English translation of the Roman Missal is being prepared. This will be used in English speaking countries throughout the Catholic Church. To help us learn more about this new translation, we’re trying to answer some of the key questions here. Is what we say at Mass going to change? … Continue reading 12/9/10 – Is What We Say at Mass Going to Change?