For those who wish to help Fr Jude during liturgies.
Contact: Russell Menezes 94016367
Baptism Preparation Team
Preparation evenings for those presenting for Baptism.
Contact: Baptism Team – 0438 793 630
View our Baptism page here
Men’s group that meet monthly for fellowship & maintain parish grounds.
Contact: Joe Podolak 9748 4682
Committee arranging flowers in the church.
Contact: Phuong Tran Nguyen 0403 165 589
Church Upkeep – Cleaners and Vacuumers
Serving the community by keeping our church clean.
Contact: Anna Sia – Parish Office 9401 6367
Communion To The Sick
Those who wish to receive Communion at home.
Contact: Deacon Royden Dsouza 0426 071 375
Couples For Christ Australia (CFCA)
A Catholic renewal community, aimed at strengthening the Christian family through formation and renewal programs.
Contact: Gene and Purita Aclan, 0419 599 035
A group of volunteers who minister to the residents of Sunrise Supported Living, engaging with the elderly residents through visitation and Communion Services.
Contact: Fiona Weeden 0407 496 706
Community Fete held on the 3rd Saturday of October.
Contact: Kevin Lloyd 0439 314 572
Organises various social and fundraising activities throughout the year.
Contact: Judy Debono – Parish Offce 9401 6367
Knights Of The Southern Cross
This group helps Catholic men live a Christian life and serves the parish of St James
Branch Chairman: Jared and Branch Secretary – Binoy
This ministry offers men the opportunity to meet with other men to reflect on the Gospel, share their faith journey and support each other through prayer and fraternity. Meetings are held on Mondays at 7pm and Thursday at 7.30pm in one of the Parish meeting rooms. The ministry is coordinated by Anthony Buttigieg and the group leaders are Colin Bracken and Peter O’Toole. Mark Duggan is the ministry secretary. All men are welcome.
Please contact Mark on 0407 327 006 for more details.
Ministers Of Hospitality
Ministers of Hospitality help create an atmosphere of welcoming while assisting parishioners with seating, parking, collecting the offering, recovering articles left in the church, distributing bulletins, looking after the elderly and disabled, and handling emergencies when people gather for Mass or other liturgical functions. If you would like to volunteer to become a minister of hospitality (as an usher or a car-parking attendant).
Contact: Kevin Lloyd 9401 6367
Providing music within our Sunday liturgies.
Contact: Belinda Hyland 0402 946 705
Parish Pastoral Council
Developing the pastoral and spiritual growth within our parish family (meets monthly).
Contact: Chairperson Geralyn McCarthy 9401 6367
View our Parish Pastoral Council page here
Paulist Missionary Sponsorship
Helps to sustain Paulist Missionary projects to help poor families through different programmes.
Contact: Joyce Cutajar 0429 145 569
Sheryn Mallillin – Paulist Missionary Liason Officer
Religious items for sale available after weekend Masses.
Contact: Janine Warwick – Parish Office 9401 6367
Rite Of Christian Initiation Of Adults (RCIA)
For non-Catholic adults interested in looking at the Catholic faith and for Catholics who wish to re-visit their commitment.
Contact: Felix Choo – Parish Office 9401 6367
View our RCIA page here
Sacramental Preparation Team
For students from non-Catholic schools wishing to receive the sacraments of Reconciliation, Communion and Confirmation.
Contact: Wendy Gonsalves firstname.lastname@example.org
View our Sacramental Preparation Team page here
Special Ministers Of Communion And Lectors
Parishioners wishing to offer ministry as Special Ministers of Communion or Lectors.
Contact: Red or Tita 9401 6367
St James Playgroup
For children aged 0-4 years and their parents. Meet Tuesdays during the school term from 9:30am-11:30am.
Contact: Rosetta Ogrizek – Parish Office 9401 6367
St James Soup Kitchen
Assists the Sisters of Mercy to provide hot meals for the underprivileged.
Contact: Vinnie Beraldo 9741 8396
St Vincent De Paul Hoppers Crossing North Conference
Offering a helping hand to those in need in our community.
Conference Co-Presidents: Judy De Bono and Therese Smith
Contact: Parish Office 9401 6367
The Vintage Group is a social group for those of the more mature years! Members have lots of fun and have regular activities including going to the movies, a visit to the country or a lunch.
Contact: Beatrice Cobb 0403 683 374
For those wishing to assist at the Help Desk before and after weekend Masses and welcome Parishioners.
Contact: Mark Duggan 0407 327 006
For young adults aged 18+ years wanting to gather and connect through faith, meet genuine caring people and have the chance to help and support others.
Contact: Taryn Darlow – Parish Office 9401 6367
View our Young Paulists’ page here
Activities for secondary school students (Years 7 to 12).
Contact: Red Lusterio 0409 184 299
View our Youth Ministry page here