Worship

Join us for weekly worship at the daily or weekend masses. There are also a lot of ways to get more involved with the celebration of mass.
If you are interested, please read the brief description of each role, and contact the named person to find out more.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist in the distribution of the Holy Eucharist. To volunteer to serve, contact Stephen.

Readers

Assist in liturgical celebrations by proclaiming the Word. If you have questions or would like to volunteer, contact Stephen.

 

Acolytes

Assist at the celebration of Mass and other liturgical functions. Grade 4 through adult. Contact Stephen to volunteer.

 

Ushers

Facilitate seating and order during liturgies, including gathering the collection. For more information or to volunteer, contact Scott.

Music Ministry

The music ministry at Our Lady of Mount Carmel functions as an integral part of the parish liturgical life. The choirs and cantors help lead the congregation in worship with music from the rich heritage of the Western Church. Polyphony and Gregorian Chant are heard along with works of contemporary composers. The congregation is an active participant through their spirited singing of responsorial psalms, acclamations and a wide range of hymnody. To get involved, contact Paul.

Children's Liturgy of the Word

Families are welcome at every mass, however, a separate Liturgy of the Word is offered at the 9:30am Sunday Mass. Children ages 5 to 12 are formally dismissed from the liturgy to hear Sunday readings proclaimed from the Children's Lectionary in adjoining Eden Chapel. Through listening and responding, the Liturgy of the Word is presented at an elementary age level. They return to the main assembly at the Preparation of the Gifts. Ccontact Stephen to find out more.

Rite of Christrian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

The RCIA program is offered to all who are interested in either completing their Catholic sacraments, through Confirmation, or becoming a new member of the faith. Parish sponsors, and the parish in general, accompany the candidate through their process. If you are interested in finding out more about RCIA, completing your sacraments, or becoming Catholic, contact Razia.