Liturgical Ministries and Other Ministries

Altar Servers

Contact: Parish Office Ph: 85220300
Mission: To assist the priest during the celebration of the Holy Mass and other special liturgies. The ministry of altar servers is open to girls and boys who have made their First Communion. Initial training consists of two 1 hour sessions. Altar servers can expect to serve at least once a month.

 

Acolytes

Contact: Scheduler: Fr Tom Carroll Ph: 85220300
Mission:
To assist the priest during the celebration of the Holy Mass and other liturgical services. The ministry of acolyte is open to men over the age of 18. Acolytes are entrusted with the work of helping priests and deacons in their role of distributing Holy Communion to the Faithful, including the sick as extraordinary Ministers. The acolyte assists by preparing the altar and books for Mass and guiding the altar servers.

 

Choir and Singing

Sunday 8am Mass: Contact: Vicki Rolland Ph: 9523 4490
Sunday 10am Mass: Contact: Vincent Mai Ph: 9527 6526
Saturday Vigil and Sunday 6 PM Masses: Contact Parish Office Ph 85220300
Bundeena: Contact Sandra Shanahan Ph: 9523 2448

Mission: To praise, glorify and honour our Lord with beautiful music during the Mass and other special liturgies. To promote music that enhances prayerful participation of the congregation at all parish liturgical celebrations. St Augustine said that "Those who sing well pray twice."

 

Organist and Instrumentalists

Contact: Parish Office Ph: 85220300
Mission: To praise, glorify and honour our Lord with beautiful music during the Mass and other special liturgies. If you like to sing or can play an instrument, why not join the choir and share your God-given talent to help make our prayer more divine and joyful.

 

Liturgy: Proclamation of the Word

Contact: Fr Tom Carroll Ph: 85220300
Mission: To proclaim the Scriptural readings and Prayers of the Faithful for Mass.

 

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Contact: Fr Tom Carroll Ph: 85220300
Mission: To assist the priest in distributing Holy Communion within the context of Mass, and to assist by taking Holy Communion to the sick and home bound.

 

Liturgy: Ushers

Contact: Fr Tom Carroll Ph: 85220300
Mission:
To guide and assist parishioners during the Sunday Masses and to assist with the collections. The ushers help distribute the bulletins, straighten the church before and after Mass and help with the collections.

 

Church Cleaning

Contact: Parish Office Ph: 85220300
Mission: To ensure the cleanliness of the church.
The main body of the church is cleaned at 8am on Saturdays on a roster basis.

 

Arts and Environment

Contact: Anne Palumbo Ph: 9544 3032 or Parish Office Ph 85220300
Mission: To ensure "ornamentation that befits the house of God."
The Arts and Environment ministry is responsible for the procurement, design, and care of the decorations, flowers, altar cloths, liturgical furnishings, and other items. The decoration of the sanctuary, the nave and the foyer for the different seasons, feasts, and liturgies plays an integral part in this ministry.

 

Catechists in the State Schools (CCD)

Contact: Cathy Sammut Ph: 85220300
Mission: Above all we contribute to the formation of the whole person through education towards and in faith, as services to individuals, families and the Church. It is our responsibility to serve Catholic families who have chosen public schooling, in whatever ways people and the signs of the times require, consistent with the values of the Catholic Church. All State Schools provide school time for students to receive formation in their faith. The Catechists give religion education classes for half an hour to an hour a week.

 

 


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