17/6/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II: Liturgical Renewal

The Year of Grace, which began at Pentecost, is an opportunity for us to step back from the challenges we encounter as a Church today, and focus once again on Christ, as the centre of our lives. This year, 2012, also marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council.  For many … Continue reading 17/6/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II: Liturgical Renewal

18/7/10 – Unity, Hierarchy, Order and Ministry

At present, we are exploring the liturgical principles which underpin our work in the Church Renewal Process.  Having considered active participation, we now consider the third principle, namely: Unity, hierarchy, order and ministry This principle is a reminder to us that every person has a role; a part to play in the life of the … Continue reading 18/7/10 – Unity, Hierarchy, Order and Ministry

10/7/10 – Actuosa Participatio

At present, we are exploring the liturgical principles which underpin our work in the Church Renewal Process.  Having considered the liturgical presences of Christ, we now consider the second principle, namely: Actuosa participatio The Second Vatican Council called for all members of the Church to be led to full, conscious and active participation in the … Continue reading 10/7/10 – Actuosa Participatio

27/6/10 – The Whole Body of Christ Celebrates the Liturgy, Part II

Over the coming weeks, we will continue to explore the liturgical principles which underpin our work in the Church Renewal Process.  A fortnight ago, we began to look at the first principle, namely: The whole Body of Christ celebrates the liturgy We discussed previously how the liturgy is an action of Christ and the Church.  … Continue reading 27/6/10 – The Whole Body of Christ Celebrates the Liturgy, Part II

13/6/10 – The Whole Body of Christ Celebrates the Liturgy

This weekend, our parish is having its second meeting with Fr Stephen Hackett MSC in regards to our Church Renewal Process.  We will be working together to develop guiding concepts to inform those who will work on developing plans for our church. This work, as Fr Stephen informed us at our last meeting in March, … Continue reading 13/6/10 – The Whole Body of Christ Celebrates the Liturgy