Our Lady of Consolation

Parish Committee
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The parish committee was established to plan and coordinate special liturgies throughout the year. They also provide hospitality after many of the services.

Family Mass

We celebrate a family mass on the second Sunday of each Month ( Sept to June ). Children play a special role in the Mass in the entrance procession and reading the scriptures of the day. This Mass is always followed by hospitality again developing community

Advent Wreath

Arranging and decorating the Advent Wreath and the prayers for the lighting of the candles each week. As part of our Lenten journey a desert garden has been put in place in the Sanctuary. The barrenness of this scene symbolizes our sinfulness as we journey in hope towards the Resurrection.

Lent

As part of our Lenten journey a desert garden is always in place in the Sanctuary. The barrenness of this scene symbolizes our sinfulness as we journey in hope towards the Resurrection

Easter Ceremonies

  • Holy Thursday: Watch and Wait - 1 Hour reflection on the Passion at the Altar of Repose
  • Good Friday: Stations of the Cross in the evening
  • Holy Saturday: A Liturgy for Holy Saturday 10am:
  • Yesterday Jesus died on the Cross. Today his tortured corpse lies in a tomb, buried, dead among the dead. This short liturgy is a time for prayer and reflection.

Annual anointing of the sick

The Annual Mass is held on a specified Sunday each year at 12 Noon and is coordinated by the Parish Committee.