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

Who Do People See As They Come to Our Church?

Carmel Bulletin, 27 October 2018 In the Gospel reading at Mass today, Bartimaeus is healed of his blindness.  He has the faith and courage to ask Jesus to do what would be impossible for mere mortals like us.  It seems likely that the first thing that Bartimaeus sees is the face of Jesus – a … Continue reading Who Do People See As They Come to Our Church?

Help Us Build a Welcoming Community

In the Gospel reading at Mass today, Jesus sets the challenge for the disciples: living in the likeness of Christ requires us to place ourselves at the service of others. When we gather for Mass, that service to others begins from the moment people walk in the door.  Our vision as a parish is that … Continue reading Help Us Build a Welcoming Community

10/2/13 – Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

The Liturgy Committee met on Wednesday evening. The committee began by finalising details regarding preparations for the season of Lent, which begins on Wednesday.  Feedback was also given regarding the recently completed formation workshops for Ministers of Children’s Liturgy of the Word.  We look forward to more parishioners taking part in this worthwhile ministry in … Continue reading 10/2/13 – Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

23/9/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II – Ministry

During this Year of Grace, we have been invited to revisit the constitutions of the Second Vatican Council, which began fifty years ago this year.  The first of these constitutions was on the liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium. The constitution continued on naturally from the topic of participation to speak more specifically about liturgical ministry.  It began … Continue reading 23/9/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II – Ministry