Parish Ministries

This page provides information regarding  key ministries in the celebration of the Eucharist and other liturgical events. These ministries are;

  • Altar serving
  • Proclamation of the Word of God
  • Special Ministers of the Eucharist
  • Music


Altar Serving


The next page provides information with regard to the recruitment, enroling and training of altar servers. Also provided is the rota of servers, the schedule for serving Mass and information regarding the Parish Child Protection Policy. Hopefully the servers and their parents will find it a useful resource.


Reader (Proclamation of the Word)


The page on 'Readers' provides important guidelines to proclaiming the Word of God in Church and details of the coordinators of readers in the parish.


Special Ministers of the Eucharist


It is hoped that 80 new special ministers of the Eucharist will be recruited and trained by mid March 2009 and commissioned at the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday. Thanks to the current ministers for their commitment over the past 5 years. See the Special Ministers' page for further details.


Ministry of Music

(The Choir & organ loft in St. Macartan's Cathedral)


This page provides information regarding the parish choirs.