Ministries

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As you can see from the list below, there are many groups within the parish which you might like to know more about, or even become involved with. If you would like to find out more about a ministry, please contact the Parish Office on 3715-8517 or email darjin@bne.catholic.net.au.

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Ministry Description Leader(s)
Agape A Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group. We praise and worship and support each other in our faith journey through teachings, scripture reflections, healing ministry and intercessory prayers. Gem Guyler
Bible Study Study the bible to deepen our understanding of our faith. Leader needed
Altar Servers Altar servers assist the priest and participate in a more intimate way during the Mass.   Click here for roster Stephanie Unger
Care and Concern Helps those in need in the local community in ways such as visiting, providing an emergency meal or transport to local medical appointments. Helga Duncan
Catechists Enable children who may not have the opportunity of attending Catholic schools to understand the catechism. Often this is the only opportunity these children have to hear this important Christian message. Beth Mowry
Choirs Singing enables people to express their joy of faith and brings more meaning to prayer and to the mass Stephanie Unger
Church flowers Prepare flower decorations for church occasions including weddings and funerals. Jindalee: Elizabeth Lah
Darra: Leader needed
Church music Provides inspiration & necessary accompaniment to our singing. It is an integral part of the liturgical life of the church. Jindalee: Hazel Machin
Darra: Tony Stephens
Church cleaning To clean our churches. We use a roster system every eight weeks. The layout of the new church is less demanding than the old church but extra support can always make this load lighter yet again. Jindalee:
Dianne Ramsay
Darra: Maria Nasalio
Church maintenance The Parish has many buildings that require routine maintenance. Acting in an advisory capacity to Fr Carroll would be of great assistance. Building experience would be ideal. Terry Brennan
Cleaning Church surroundings & garden maintenance Keeping these areas clean and free of leaves and routine maintenance of the gardens: ensuring watering is occurring, replacement of unsuitable plants, weeding and mulching. Jindalee:Leader needed
Darra: Richard Pietrala
Collectors Assist with collection plates at weekend Masses. Jindalee:
Dorothy Russell
Darra:
Michael Goldenberg
Columbarium cleaning Ensuring the two columbarium’s are pleasant for visitors and respecting the remains of people interred in them. Barry Routledge
Divine Mercy To propagate devotion to Divine Mercy (English & Samoan groups), to visit the sick and to pray for the sick, dying, recently dead or anniversaries. Marvel Nobleza
Samoan leaders:   
Darra: Nick Ropati;    Jindalee:
August Toleafoa
Eucharistic ministers – Masses To assist with the distribution of communion at weekend Masses or weekday Masses.  Click here for roster Jeff Haywood
Marina Purcell
Eucharistic ministers – Nursing homes/Homes To assist with the distribution of communion to those at home or in nursing homes who due to their health are unable to attend Mass.   Click here for roster TriCare:  Hazel Irving
Sinnamon Village: Mina Tang
Finance committee The parish requires a stable financial situation for its day-to-day operation and future projects, to enhance the future of the parish. Pat O’Dwyer
Men Alive A prayer group for men who meet Tuesdays at 6pm, read the daily scripture, discuss issues of fatherhood, family, community interaction and assistance to the clergy whilst meeting their challenges with all the positives of the Holy Spirit. Peter Smith
Newsletters Each a week a newsletter is published & made available to all who attend weekend Masses. Parish Office
Pastoral projects Developing and building projects. Leader varies with each project
Prison ministry Those who are incarcerated are often from the most disadvantaged sections of society and they frequently suffer from a sense of isolation, despair and hopelessness. Prison chaplains attempt to restore and heal broken lives by witnessing to the unconditional universal love of God for all humanity. Jim Tobin
Project & Technical Support The Projectionists & Technical Support are essential to a smooth running Mass & all receive the necessary training to know how to use the programs and equipment. The Projectionist organises the Open Song template for the Mass, assigns the chosen songs for the mass & makes sure the correct slide is displayed at the appropriate time. The Tech Support set up & pack away the microphones &music stands before & after Mass. Stephanie Unger,
Peter Condon
Readers Reading at Masses. Click here for roster Jeff Haywood
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) The RCIA is a process by which adults are introduced to the life of the Catholic Church through catechesis and liturgy. We support candidates in their conversion and understanding of the Catholic Faith. Fr Daniel Carroll
Stephanie Unger
Rosa Mystica This Prayer Group meets every week Thursdays at 9am top pray the Rosary. Pechy Sanchez
Sacristans Prepare the church for Mass.
Looking for more helpers at Darra!
Jindalee: Pechy Sanchez
Darra: Sr Margaret
St Vincent de Paul Society A spiritual society, with members committed to assisting the poor and disadvantaged. Meetings are held weekly. Post funeral hospitality is offered where Stewart Doyle,
Chris Hall
Security Ensuring that churches are securely closed after each Mass. Check that the churches and adjoining buildings are locked both at Jindalee and Darra, nightly and during the weekends. Kevin Brown,
Dorothy Russell
Tennis Court Management This facility for the youth of the parish to develop requires some management coordination. Parish office
Welcoming group Helps new people integrate into our community and become stronger parishioners. Kevin Brown,
Dorothy Russell
Youth Ministry A vital part of parish life, one can learn and teach the Catholic faith. We meet weekly during the school year after 5:30pm Mass at Jindalee. We also run camps/retreats, youth festivals, fundraising events etc. Other aspects of successful ministry include multimedia, music, cooking lots of food, teaching, etc. Stephanie Unger

 

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Sacred Heart Church
Darra Station Road,
Darra Q

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111 Yallambee Road, Jindalee  Q  4074
PO Box  113, Sumner Park  Q  4074
Phone:  07 3715 8517  |  Fax:  07 3715 8357
Email: darjin@bne.catholic.net.au
Church of the
Twelve Apostles

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Jindalee Q 4074

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