Parish Service

ALTAR SERVERS

For people who have made their First Holy Communion and are in year 4 or above.

Contact:  Fr Cyprian 9307 2776 or 0450 464 678

Margaret 0458 509 054 (roster)

CHOIRS

A choir sings at each of our Masses providing us with wonderful music and hymns to help make the liturgy more meaningful and enjoyable. Please consider sharing your wonderful gift with us. Our choirs are always looking for new members. If you would like to join the choir then please make contact with the coordinator for the following Mass times:

Contact: Saturday 6.30pm: Francesca 0433 852 967;  Sunday 8.00 am: Ann: drannedale@iinet.net.au; Sunday 9.30am: Catherine 0411 636 873;  Sunday 11.00am: Noya 0450 145 025; Sunday 5.45pm: Nicole 0411 542 619.  Funeral Choir Coordinator: Kathy 9305 4264, Rita 9307 1809; Parish Music Coordinator: Leanne Fragomeni 9402 1582 or 0424 584 460

CLEANING MINISTRY

Would you like to be part of the ‘cleaning team’ and a member of a wonderful group of volunteers that clean our Church and Parish Centre?  If interested, and for more information send an email to graemerussell@iinet.net.au

Contact: Coral 0438 120 850 (SMS or leave message) 

COLUMBARIUM

The Columbarium is a sacred place on the parish property for the interment following cremation, of the ashes of parishioners and their immediate family.  It is intended especially for those who love and have an affinity with the parish.  We have 21 Saint’s walls available to choose from and niches are allocated sequentially.  All niches are single niches.  Information and application forms are available from the parish office and at the information table in the Church foyer.

Contacts:  Errol (Chairperson); Lisa 9401 1441 (Secretary); Di 0408 901 669; and Jack 0432 573 864

CREATIVE LITURGY

The church strives to put up meaningful decorations during important celebrations like Christmas, Easter, First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Very positive feedback has been received over the years and we want to do more with your participation. Why not join our team if you can sew, paint or are handy with your hands? We meet a few times a year to plan and produce the results. With more resources, anything is possible.

Contact: Stella 0450 227 144

ENVIRONMENTAL CARE OF MOTHER EARTH

This group is for people who care about the environment and how it is treated.  The group come together to discuss how we as a community can reduce our own personal footprint we leave on the earth.

Contact: Persia 0424 802 848

FAMILY CHOIR

For our gifted young adults who play musical instruments and sing.  We welcome you to join our choirs to pray through new and relevant music.

Contact:  Saturday Evening Mass:  Fran 0433 852 967

FUNERAL CHOIR

This is a wonderful service our parish offers to those who pass for their final time through our Church. You would be required on some days during the week and people are encouraged to be part of this group.

Contact: Kathy 9305 4264; or Rita 9307 1809

GARDENING & LAWN MOWING TEAM

This group maintains the parish gardens and lawns using parish equipment. Busy Bees are held throughout the year. There is a lawn mowing roster to use our ride on mower.

Contact:  Lawn mowing: Ray 9307 4982

GLORY BE CAFÉ

The café runs after the 8am and 9.30am Sunday Masses. It provides an opportunity for people to catch up with fellow parishioners and make new friends. Parishioners and visitors are invited to come down to our air-conditioned/heated Parish Hall after Mass for morning tea. Come and try our cappuccino, coffee, tea or cordial and home-baked goods for a gold coin donation. Volunteers to setup and serve before and after these masses and people to bring along baked goods are required. People are rostered on only once a month.

Contact: 8:00 am Mass: Joy And Alan 9409 8122 or 0404 268 771; 9:30 am Mass: Alma 0414 061 237

INFORMATION DESK

Volunteers are needed to help before and after weekend Masses at our information desk. This important ministry is needed to assist in answering the many queries new and existing parishioners and visitors have. Full training will be given.

Contact: Ruth 0450 739 134

MAINTENANCE TEAM

This group is responsible for all maintenance in relation to buildings as well as development projects. If you are a handy man or a tradesman and would like to assist then we would love to hear from you.

Contact: Parish Office 9307 2776 or Austin 0466 568 424 and Bob 0487 294 6060

MASS GREETERS

Be a Mass Greeter at the mass you normally attend. You only need to come 15 minutes before mass starts to welcome and give out the newsletters.

Contact: Ruth 0450 739 134

OFFICE VOLUNTEER

This is a front line, person to person ministry. Ours is a work of welcome and service to all those we meet at the door and on the phone . . . in the everyday of life in our parish office. If you would like to be an office volunteer we have regular and casual positions available.

Contact: Parish Office 9307 2776 Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 4:00 pm for availability and more information.

RELIGIOUS GOODS STALL

We provide religious articles for the Parishioners at reasonable prices. We stock a range of seasonal goods (Christmas & Easter) as well as Birthday, First Communion & Confirmation cards, Rosaries, Medals, Books, etc. The stall is manned by volunteers who only need to spend a few minutes after each Weekend Mass at the stall. New volunteers are always welcome.

Contact: Flora 0412 238 989

PROCLAIMERS OF THE WORD – READERS

This very important Ministry currently has 80 parishioners who regularly Proclaim the Word at all Masses.  a six-monthly roster is prepared and depending upon the Mass, Proclaimers usually Read once every 8 weeks.  New Proclaimers are always welcome and training is provided.

Contact: Shirley-Ann 0424 813 890

STEWARDSHIP

As Christian Stewards we receive God’s gifts gracefully, cultivate them responsibly, share them lovingly in justice with others, and return them with increases to the Lord. You are invited to take up your stewardship role in our Parish.

Contact: Alma 0414 161 237 or email alma.turner88@gmail.com