St Mary’s Parish is fortunate to have many volunteers who are actively involved in our parish community:
Our parish catechists go each week to Concord State Primary school to teach the Catholic children and the CCD have a team of young adult catechists who present workshops at Concord High School.
A team of volunteers lead a Children’s Liturgy of the Word on Sunday mornings.
Parish liturgical ministers assist at all parish Masses.
The Parish has an active team assisting parents who are presenting a child for Baptism.
St Vincent de Paul Society local conference meets every second Wednesday at 6.30pm in the Parish Hall.
A team works with adult candidates for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
The Passionist Family Group movement have four active groups in the parish.
The Italian Prayer Group meets on Wednesday from 1.00 to 3.00 pm in the church.
Altar Society volunteers maintain and clean the church.
Each Ministry is an invitation and an opportunity to serve and to be involved in the Parish community.
COVID 19 restrictions have had an impact on many of our volunteers in 2020 and some parish activities remain suspended in 2021.
If you are interested in becoming involved in any of the parish ministries, please contact the Parish Office or send us your details via New To Parish page.
St Mary’s Parish follows the Archdiocesan Guidelines for safeguarding of all vulnerable members of our community.