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?
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
Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all. (Mark 9:35) Today’s gospel reminds us of the centrality of service to Jesus’ identity, and thus the centrality of service to our living the mission of Christ. Sharing in the death and resurrection of Jesus means that we share in the … Continue reading An Opportunity to Serve
Carmel Bulletin, 29 November 2015 As the season of preparation for Christmas is now upon us, we are beginning to invite liturgical ministers to serve at our Christmas Masses. You will find sign-up sheets as usual in the parish centre today. We need assistance in the following roles: Greeters Computer operators for the data projector … Continue reading Liturgical Ministers for Christmas
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