Lent and Easter are very early this year. In fact, Ash Wednesday is only a week and a half away, on 10 February. Easter Sunday, and consequently the weeks of Lent and Easter either side of it, is obviously not determined by a fixed date. It is set by looking to the cycles of the earth … Continue reading When’s Easter This Year?
Carmel Bulletin, 2 August 2015 The role of the sacristan, or of the group of volunteers who attend to the work of the sacristy, is an important ministry in any parish. These ministers not only assist the priest, but support the entire assembly to participate fully, consciously and actively in liturgical celebrations. There are many responsibilities … Continue reading Roles of the Sacristan: The Calendar