The following groups and ministries are active in our parish. If you are interested in finding out more information or joining one or more of these groups, please get in touch with the contact person listed.
All groups are open to new membership.
Acolytes prepare everything necessary for the celebration of Mass and assist the priest by serving at Mass and with the distribution of Holy Communion.
The primary role of an Altar Server is to assist the priest in the celebration of the liturgy during Mass. This is done through actions such as carrying the cross and processional candle and holding the book for the celebrant and assisting the priest as necessary.
Coordinator : David
Coordinator : John
Children's Liturgy of the Word
Children's Liturgy of the word is when children leave the congregation to reflect the Sunday Gospel in an age appropriate way. The Liturgy is conducted by volunteers who are rostered each week at the 9.30 am Sunday Mass . Held in the Parish Centre, children from 3 years of age are welcome. It is appreciated if parental supervision is provided for those under school age.
The Liturgy Committee is responsible for facilitating the liturgical life of the Parish under the guidance of our parish priest. It fosters communal worship, prayer and formation through preservation and integrity of the Liturgy.
Coordinator : Evelyn
Chairperson : Maree
We are blessed to have three choirs in our Scarborough Parish community. The Parish choir has a strong tradition of enhancing the liturgy by leading the congregation into prayer and worship through music and song.
Duo: Steve and Karen
Choir performs on Sun. 9.30 am, second and fifth Sundays
The two main choirs are open to anyone who wants to join.
Coordinator : Sr Edith
Choir performs on Sat. 6.00 pm & Sun. 7.30 am
Coordinator : Anna
Choir performs Sun. 9.30am, first, third and fourth Sundays
Readers proclaim the word of God at the Sunday Masses and for special liturgical celebrations.
Coordinator : Yvonne
These ministries are open to all parishioners.
Members of this group count the money from the collection plates at the weekend Masses.
Coordinator : Yvonne
Welcomes and greets people prior to the celebration of Mass. Greeters play a vital part of welcoming visitors and help shape one's first impression of the parish community.
Coordinator : John
The Parish Council meets the third Thursday of the month 7.00pm - 8.00 pm in the Parish Centre.
The Council works co-responsibly with the pastoral leadership exercised by the Parish Priest. Its members are elected from the parish community and serve to carry forward the mission of Jesus Christ.
Parish Finance Committee
The Parish Finance Committee (PFC) comprises of the Parish Priest and elected lay leaders in the community. In accordance with the Code of Cannon Law, the PFC assists and advises the Parish Priest with all financial matters relating to the operation, maintenance and planning of the parish.
FAITH FORMATION MINISTRIES
The RCIA is for all those seeking to become members of the Catholic church.
Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Christian Irdi
The Sacramental program is designed to prepare children who do not attend a Catholic primary school, for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.
Coordinator : Fran
COMMUNITY BUILDING & CARING MINISTRIES
Immaculate Heart Care
Immaculate Heart Care seeks to reach out to those in the community with care, compassion and love. Our pastoral care program enables volunteers to provide short term emergency care for people within the community in practical areas such as meals, visiting, transport, family support and gardening.
Coordinator : Mary
Parish Craft Group
The Parish craft group meets every Tuesday from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm in the Parish Centre. This group is an art and craft club with an emphasis on good company and great chats! All levels welcome - no skills required.
Gold coin donation towards the cost of materials.
Parish Social Committee
The Parish Social Committee organizes regular social events for the parish to get fellow parishioners together and to build community.
If you want to just help out or have a passion for event planning and wish to join our team contact us!
Social Committee Coordinator: Colleen
Playgroup meets every Thursday at 9.00am - 10.30am in the Parish Centre.
Playgroup is a great way for young children to mix with other children and for parents and guardians to come together as a community.
Alessia M: 0487 310 074
Adele M: 0434 084 184
Personal Advocacy Service
Enabling people with intellectual disabilities to lead full and valued lives. This group provides opportunities for people with an intellectual disability, and their families, from Scarborough and surrounding areas to form connections and participate fully in the life of our local parish community.
Personal Inclusivity Coordinator: Peter