Have you made your first Communion? Would you like a close up view of what happens during Mass and be able to help the priest? Training will be provided along with an experienced server to help out when you begin.
This ministry team meet with families of those who have died and assist them in preparing the funeral liturgy, coordinating with the parish office re funeral books and assisting at the funeral to make sure things happen as required.
Children’s Liturgy is conducted at most weekend Masses. This is a very rewarding ministry where volunteers read and discuss God’s word and help children understand the scripture at their level. You don’t need to have children to be a volunteer and no experience is necessary. High school students are very welcome.
This ministry involves vacuuming and dusting the church and cleaning the toilets. You would be required once every five weeks or so for one to two hours in a team.
The commentator is responsible for ensuring all Ministers are present before Mass and arranging replacements if necessary. The commentator also selects people to bring up the Offertory procession as well as reading the welcome, Prayers of the Faithful, and closing notices during Mass.
This Ministry involves setting up the computer and projector and running the slideshow during Masses. Training will be provided. A little computer knowledge would be helpful.
Minister of Communion
In this ministry you would be required to be on a roster to distribute Holy Communion approximately once every 3 weeks. There will be training and written instructions given. This is a very rewarding way to serve your parish community. To be able to be a Minister of Communion you need to get approval from the Archbishop. This application goes in to the diocese in February each year.
Minister of the Word
We are looking for people that are confident to read. You would be put on a roster and there would be some training and instructions. This is a very important ministry to be able to proclaim the Word of God to our community.
This Ministry involves preparing the church for services, ie unlocking the church, setting up all the things need to celebrate Masses, funerals, baptisms etc. You would need to be at the church approximately 1 hour before services and stay to lock up the church afterwards. Training and working alongside existing Sacristans would be very important for this role.
Visiting the Sick
This ministry involves visiting the sick and housebound including the local nursing home. A short visit, practical help or just a warm smile can make all the difference. You may need to bring Holy Communion when required.
Washing of the Linen
This ministry involves washing all the linen and towels that are used at the Masses for the week.
Do you have a welcoming heart? Be part of a team that welcomes parishioners to Mass and organises and serves morning tea after Mass on Sunday Mornings.
If you wish to know more about any of these Ministries, please contact the Parish Office - training is always provided.
A Catholic Church requirement is that all volunteers undertake
a Police Check before commencing any work in our parish.