Parish Primary Religious Education [PPRE]

The Parish Primary Religious Education [PPRE] program is for children who are not attending a Catholic primary school. The children are taken through six basic strands (topics) God, Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit, Church Community of Disciples, Sacraments and the Communion of Saints. For more information contact the parish office

Health & Safety and Maintenance

Health & Safety Healthy and safe work starts with identifying and understanding what the parish-related health and safety risks are. Risks can be generated from hazards (things, situations, or processes) that may cause harm, particularly to people. After identification is made, risks are analysed and evaluated to understand how likely and severe the risks are. […]

Safeguarding

Pope Francis has made it clear he expects the Church, on every level, to implement whatever steps are necessary to ensure the protection of minors and vulnerable adults and to respond to their needs with fairness and mercy. Creating safe environments involves active participation and responsibility taken by all parishes.  It requires collaboration, vigilance and […]

Youth & Young Adults

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.”      (1 Tm 4:12) The Youth & Young Adult programmes and events will begin next year and are aimed at journeying together with youth (under […]

Liturgy of the Word with Children

During Mass, Liturgy of the Word (LWC) with Children caters for children from four years old through to those who have not yet received their First Holy Communion.  It is led by one or two adults and is a 20/25-minute session. While numbers attending varies, those that attend enjoy the individual focus and the opportunity […]

Extraordinary Ministers to Housebound and Sick

“Is any man sick among you? Let him bring in the “priests” of the church, and let them pray over him.” – James 5:14 Advent and Lent Anointing of the Sick communal celebrations are scheduled in the parish, but if a family member is sick and cannot make these celebrations, please contact the Parish Office […]

Projectionists

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

Readers

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 […]