Children’s Liturgy of the Word has been a part of life at Our Lady of Mount Carmel for about two decades now. What is the purpose of these specific celebrations of the Liturgy of the Word at Mass? The Liturgy of the Word for Children has, as its name suggests, a threefold purpose. It is … Continue reading 3/3/13 – What is the Purpose of Children’s Liturgy of the Word?
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
Since Children’s Liturgy of the Word was first proposed in the Directory for Masses with Children, many parishes have decided to adopt the practice. Some parishes will not choose to celebrate Children’s Liturgy of the Word at all, but others may do so on special occasions, and others (such as ours) will celebrate it at … Continue reading 3/2/13 – When is Children’s Liturgy of the Word Celebrated?
Last year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, a time of significant change in the Church. Among other things, it started to put into effect a number of liturgical reforms that had been developing for some time. Part of this reform, which has continued in the years since the council, was the … Continue reading 27/1/13 – Where Did Children’s Liturgy of the Word Come From?
Our parish’s liturgical celebrations depend on the generous service of our liturgical ministers. One of our responsibilities as a parish is to ensure that we provide our ministers with support and resources as they engage in their ministry. In February, we will be supporting our Ministers of Children’s Liturgy of the Word. Formation workshops will … Continue reading 20/1/12 – Children’s Liturgy of the Word Ministry Formation Workshops