We Too Might Have a New Life

Carmel Bulletin, 1 April 2018 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptised into Christ Jesus were baptised into his death? Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too … Continue reading We Too Might Have a New Life

Sprinkling with Holy Water

One way in which we mark the Easter Season in the celebration of the Sunday Mass at Wentworthville is by using the rite of sprinkling of holy water.  When it is celebrated, it takes the place of the usual Penitential Act in the Introductory Rites. As the texts used for this rite make clear, sprinkling … Continue reading Sprinkling with Holy Water

Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

Carmel Bulletin, 23 March 2013 The Liturgy Committee met on Tuesday evening. This year is the first that a weekday evening Mass has been provided during the season of Lent.  The initial attendance has been promising, and feedback suggests that the Stations of the Cross preceding Mass have been well received.  Over the coming Sundays, the … Continue reading Liturgy Committee Meeting Report

8/5/11 – The Easter Season

We are now one week into the Season of Easter.  Such is the joy of the resurrection that we spend fifty days celebrating the passing over of Christ from death to new life. Our Introductory Rites during the Easter season focus on the Rite of Sprinkling Holy Water.  For us as Catholics, we believe that … Continue reading 8/5/11 – The Easter Season