Please contact the Parish Office ph. 3131 2610 for further information on any of the ministries or activities below
ALTAR SERVERS Boys and girls are invited to become Altar Servers after the completion of their Sacramental Program (Baptism, Confirmation & Communion).
BAPTISMAL PREPARATION The aim of this ministry is to co-ordinate the preparation of children for receiving the sacrament of Baptism
CARE & CONCERN To care for those in the parish in their time of need. Co-ordinate anointing mass by providing transport and refreshments, home and nursing home visiting.
CHILDREN'S LITURGY Children’s liturgy is held during the 9.30am Mass. The children begin the Liturgy with a familiar song and prayer, they listen to a children’s version of the Gospel and embark on activities. The children return to the Mass at the offertory procession.
COMMUNION TO SICK To help the housebound to feel they are always part of the faith community by keeping them informed of what is happening in the parish. Bringing communion to them, praying with them and sharing the Word of the Lord
COLLECTORS A team of collectors take up the collections at each mass.
FINANCE COUNCIL To assist the priest with the effective management of the parish finances, including consultation and making recommendations when applicable. Liaise with the parish school.
GARDENING This ministry maintains church gardens and provides a sense of respect for our place of worship.
KNIGHTS OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS The KSC promotes the advancement of Australia by fostering a Christian way of life, promoting the welfare of members and their families, encouraging social and intellectual activities amongst members and their families and conducting and supporting educational, charitable, religious and social welfare work.
LinC LinC is a network of churches working alongside agencies in a local community that links human needs with human resources through a referral centre.
LITURGY Planning and preparing our regular liturgies and those for special occasions and coordinates with the Music Ministry, Sacristans and RCIA.
MONEY COUNTERS A team of counters count and collate the collections after mass each week.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL The Parish Pastoral Council is a group of parishioners who are elected by their fellow parishioners to join the Parish Priest in sharing responsibility for the development of the Parish faith community the parish mission. Members serve a term of two years.
READERS The Liturgy of the Word is equally as important as the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Readers proclaim the Word of God.
ROSARY GROUP Rosary group meets each Wednesday. We bring to our prayer the needs of the world at large, our parish, our private and personal needs. We socialise with a morning tea, and buy and sell craft goods giving the money to different charities each month.
SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME The aim of this ministry is to co-ordinate the preparation of children for receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation
SACRISTANS This ministry gives greater awareness of the preparation that is required for the celebration of the mass.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL Members meet for prayer and support, and to share their work of service to the needy, comprising home visitation characterised by respect, compassion, and integrity.
St John Vianney Catholic Parish - Manly & Gumdale Parish Priest: Fr George Joseph Parish Office: Cnr Kooralgin & Ernest Sts, Manly QLD 4179 Phone: 07 3131 2610 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30am – 1:30pm