St Vincent de Paul

St Vincent De Paul Conference meet at St Patrick’s in Lincoln. We provide practical assistance for the needy of our community. If you are keen to be involved in our Selwyn Conference  or you know of someone in our community who is struggling  please pass on their names either to one of our priests or […]

Catholic Women’s League

The New Zealand Catholic Women’s League is a national organisation of Catholic women.  A faith-based organisation, it gives women the opportunity contribute to the social, intellectual and spiritual life of the Church and the wider society of New Zealand. The League speaks out on educational and social concerns and has a particular interest in the […]


This important role is to operate the laptop, choose the right responses and hymns for that weekend (these have previously been put on), and to liaise with the organist before/during Mass as necessary. For more information contact the Parish Office

Cleaning & Flowers

We serve and honor God by helping to maintain and beautify the Lord’s house.  The cleaning & flowers team help keep the Church  clean and are responsible for the decoration and flowers that adorn the sanctuary.  For more information about this ministry contact Lincoln Team Coordinator Joanne Leeston Team Coordinator (  ) Darfield Team Coordinator […]

Music & Choir

Music plays a central role in our Catholic worship.  Liturgy and music go hand-in-hand.  Choirs support the full, conscious and active participation of the whole body of the faithful and exercise a distinct ministry within the liturgy.  For more information contact the Parish Office: 03 325 2770 or email


The role of reader (lector) at Mass is important – you are proclaiming the Word of God, therefore it must read with dignity and honour. You are giving voice and life to the Word of God. Preparation, tone, pronunciation, and speed are vital. For more information contact the Parish Office 03 325 2770 or email, or […]

Hospitality and Welcome

‘I was a stranger and you welcomed me.’ (Mathew 25: 38 –40) Your role primarily is to greet and welcome our parishioners and visitors, with a warm and friendly smile. Perhaps this could be your small Act of Service for our Parish? For more information contact the Parish Office

Altar Servers

This special ministry is for our young people. The role of the altar server is to attend to the supporting tasks at the altar such as lighting the candles, carrying the Cross, ringing the altar bell, holding the book for the Priest and assisting the Priest during various parts of the Mass. During special Masses, […]