Welcoming & The Cuppa Ministry

Welcoming & The Cuppa Ministry

Welcoming at Mass Ministry You may like to assist us by being on the roster to welcome people to the weekend Masses.  This just requires you to be a bit earlier to Masses.  You will have the weekly bulletin to hand out to those entering.  It is really important to make eye contact with those attending.  Ideally you may be able to start a conversation with anyone who is willing.  Any new people may be made especially welcome by you.  By having...

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St Mary’s Book Club

St Mary’s Book Club

The St Mary’s Book Club has attracted avid readers since first launched in 2004 following a 2003 Parish Review when many social groups were considered. So now celebrating its tenth year, a group of Book Club women still gather on the first Wednesday of each month with the main objective to review a recently read novel. While time is normally set aside to discuss each member’s thoughts on the author’s work, we are soon distracted to active...

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Men’s Day Out

You are invited to attend our Men’s Day Out each week to share in good times with other men of our community.  You can play snooker, cards or just laugh along.  A great mid-week event. Held every Wednesday in the Maryknoll family room from 1.00 pm until 4.00 pm. Inquiries to Gerald Healy 0429 381 595

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Leadership, Ministries & Groups

Hamilton Parish Mission Support Team – Fr Paddy Meetings each Thursday Fortnight Fr. Patrick Mugavin Kymhan Watson Carolyn Stanhope John Hockey Noreen McLeish Trish Irving Maria Patience Finance Committee John Hockey (Parish Manager) Fr. Pat Mugavin (Parish Priest) Fr John Corrigan Des Slattery Simon Close Kevin Myers Bryan Roberts Ursula Murphy John Donegan Fatima Statue and Rosary in the Homes – Hamilton Ted Oliver  Ph 5572 2810...

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Bereavement team

The Bereavement team sees its role as assisting and supporting a family who has suffered the death of a loved one – from early visits, helping to prepare for the Requiem or Funeral Service, to ongoing personal support. There are many physical preparations and burdens that loved ones have to deal with. Local Undertakers can provide pamphlets especially prepared to guide families through. They suggest that death should be discussed openly...

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Liturgy Team

The Liturgy Team prepares liturgical celebrations for special occasions and for regular weekend Masses. Liturgy Team Members: Fr Pat, Kymhan Watson, Carolyn Stanhope; Noreen McLeish...

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Orana Ladies Group

Orana Ladies Group

The word “orana” is Aboriginal for “welcome”. The group’s objective is to offer friendship to women of all ages and especially newcomers to the Church and School communities. Through involvement with Orana, women have also given their time and special skills to other programs within the parish. It’s a well known fact that women don’t need an excuse to gather for a chat – and that’s certainly the case when Orana provides the perfect venue...

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