Catechists

Working as a Catechist helps me grow in my journey of faith. The lesson preparation time gives me the opportunity to reflect and develop a relationship with Jesus. Often it’s the children, through their enthusiasm, who minister me. (K.S.) For more information on how to become a Catechist - please ...
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Play Group

Play Group is an informal gathering for parents and caregivers with children under school age, and is an ideal place for children to learn and develop through play. Play Group usually meets regularly (generally once a week for two hours during school terms). Responsibility is shared, with each member of ...
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Ministry at Mass

There are many opportunities for you to become involved in any of our Parish Ministries and we encourage you to join us. We also wish to extend an invitation to our parish youth to join us. Listed below are the positions we seek to provide. If you would like information ...
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Kids Alive Choir

The Kids Alive Choir is a not-for-profit organisation. Classes are held every Friday during the school term (unless advised otherwise). During these lessons the children learn to improve their music skills, and practise hymns for upcoming masses. The Kids Alive Choir is an initiative for children from 6-13 years of ...
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Prayer Groups

Prayer groups are the very life blood of any parish. We have many different prayer groups in our parish and hopefully there is a group to suit everyone. All are welcome to join any of these groups. To pray is to draw closer to God and to draw from him ...
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R.C.I.A

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process with a fourfold purpose: For the unbaptised, the process provides the spiritual background and support to become a fully initiated Roman Catholic. For those baptised in another Faith, the process provides a new environment for conversion. For those baptised as ...
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Sacramental Program

Due to Covid-19, preparation for and celebration of First Confession, First Communion and Confirmation for children, has been postponed until 2021. The Sacraments are a key part of church life and are celebrated within our Parish church community. Each year St Gertrude’s Parish offers a special program to help candidates ...
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Youth Group

Youth Mass Every First and Third Sunday of the Month at the Shrine of St. Benedict's we have a youth mass at which the youth choir sing and the youth are involved in the various ministries. Youth Group Meeting Youth group meet is on the Third Sunday of the month ...
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