Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Feast Day

Carmel Bulletin, 16 June 2019 The feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel is celebrated on 16 July. The parish celebrates the feast day on the Sunday closest to the feast day, this year on Sunday 14 July. As a lead up to the feast day we will provide some reflections on the feast day … Continue reading Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Feast Day

None Equals Thee

Sometimes people of other faith traditions think that we worship Mary.  While they can clearly see that Mary holds a special place in our faith, all our worship is directed toward God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Collect Prayer for our celebration of the Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel reminds us … Continue reading None Equals Thee

Getting to Know our Renewed Church

Carmel Bulletin, 24 December 2017 Welcome to our first weekend of Masses since our new altar was dedicated and new parts of our church blessed for use.  To help you become familiar with our renewed church, please take note of the following: We bless ourselves with holy water as we enter the church to remind … Continue reading Getting to Know our Renewed Church

Liturgy Committee Report

Carmel Bulletin, 17 May 2015 The Liturgy Committee met on 6 May. The celebration of Holy Week and the Easter Triduum was evaluated.  There were many positive aspects to the celebrations and the participation of the parish in them.  Further consideration will be given to managing the volunteering of liturgical ministers, and ensuring a reverent, prayerful … Continue reading Liturgy Committee Report

Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

Carmel Bulletin, 24 August 2014 The Liturgy Committee last met on Thursday 7 August. There have been some suggestions over a period of time about making an effort to specifically invite and encourage families to participate in Sunday Mass in particular ways on a regular basis.  Paola Yevenes, our Sacramental Coordinator (and member of the … Continue reading Liturgy Committee Meeting Report