As part of the makeup of our
large parish family at St
Augustine's, we are very fortunate
to have the following groups and
organisations providing their
valuable services and ministries
to not only the parish members,
but to the wider community as
well. The contact point or
phone number for the groups is
normally through the Parish
Office, unless otherwise shown.
To assist the Priest in the
various Parish liturgical actions.
Attend to all necessary items
used for the Liturgy for the
Churches: laundering of robes and
vestments, altar cloths and linen,
cleaning of vessels, replace holy
water and clean and dust the
Sanctuary and altars.
Contact: Parish Office.
Care and Concern
will support the family in grief
in any way possible for them
especially by the listening ear.
Weekly visitation of the
patients in Coffs Harbour Health
Campus and Baringa Private
Pious goods, devotional and
spiritual, include a very good
selection of rosaries, jewellery
and medals particularly for
Baptisms, First Holy Communion and
Confirmation, Christmas and Easter
periods. Catholic newspapers are
are also available after Mass in
the shop, beside the main
There are 3 choirs for St
Augustine's Church,Coffs Harbour,
and 1 choir for St Francis Xavier
Church, Woolgoolga. Practice times
are before the Mass for which they
are responsible. Men's choir
practice is on Thursday at 5.45
pm. For further details contact
Ecumenical initiative of the
Anglican, Catholic and Uniting
Churches of the City of Coffs
Harbour. Contact: Parish Office.
Commissioned to assist with the
distribution of Holy Communion of
the Parish Masses, and to take
Holy Communion to those unable to
attend Mass. Contact: Parish Office.
The Council oversights the
temporal goods of the Parish
ensuring decisions that are made
to do with those goods are made on
sound principles. Also assures the
assets of the Parish are protected
and maintained, and those assets
are used for the benefit of the
Parish community. Contact: Parish Office.
Support provide assistance
for anyone experiencing problems
before, during and after
Pregnancy Help Line: 1300 792
Counselling, phone: (02) 6658
Administration, phone: (02)
Proclaim the scriptures at the
various liturgical actions.
Initiation for adults into the
Catholic community through a
journey (program) enabling growth
in personal faith through
interaction with the Christian
community. Contact: Parish Office.
Cathechists assist parents of
children attending Catholic and
non-Catholic schools in their role
to prepare children for the
reception of the Sacraments of
Confirmation, First Holy Communion
and First Reconciliation.
Contact: Parish Office.