Consulting for Holy Week: Easter Vigil 2016
Easter Vigil at St. Mary of Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish in Utica is not a “play” enacted for others to see, but a dynamic living out of the unsurpassable joy this feast represents that invites everyone into its mystery.
Consulting for Holy Week: Good Friday 2016
The parish community of Saint Mary of Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament in Utica, New York, while giving the Good Friday Liturgy of the Passion all of its appropriate solemnity, does not fall into the trap of surrounding the day with a funereal aura.
Consulting for Holy Week 2016: Holy Thursday
This year, Mount Carmel will expand its foot washing ritual to include at least 15 different members of the parish, ranging from professionals, to parish council members, to recent immigrant arrivals.