Parish Ministry


There are many opportunities for you to become involved in any of our Parish Ministries and we encourage you to join us. Special training sessions can be arranged for you. We also wish to extend an invitation to our parish youth to join us.

Listed below are the positions we seek to provide. You may also request a copy of the various ministry guidelines and then consider whether you might feel comfortable in joining our ministry team and sharing your gifts and time with others.

Liturgical ministries:

  • Altar Server
  • Children's Liturgy of the Word Ministers

  • Communion to the Sick Ministers

  • Communion to Southport Residential Home

  • Commentators 

  • Leaders of Morning Prayer 

  • Leaders of Prayer Communities

  • Liturgical Artworks Ministers

  • Music Ministry


Ministers of the Eucharist and Welcome:

  • Ministers of the Word and Welcome

  • Music Ministers

  • Sacristans

  • Care of the Church Ministers

  • Collectors


Formation in Faith Ministries:

  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults - Coordinator, Parish Sponsor, Catechist, Support Team member

  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Children - Coordinator, Parish Sponsor, Catechist, Support Team member

  • Carmelite Centre


Caring Ministries:

  • Hospitality - Sunday morning tea after 9am and 1030am Mass

  • Parish Hospitality committee - organising parish functions

  • Morning tea and special events hospitality - catering for funerals

  • Parish welcome and support for Baptismal families

  • Mount Carmel Drop-in Centre 

  •  Drivers for Mass


Parish Organisations and works of service groups:

  • Parish Finance Committee

  • Carmelite East Timor Friends Group

  • South Port Interchurch Council

  • Church gardens and grounds group



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