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                              Groups
St Vincent De Paul

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.

 

Altar Servers

To assist the Priest in the various Parish liturgical actions.
Contact: Parish Office.

 

Altar Society

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 Ministry

  • Care and Concern will support the family in grief in any way possible for them especially by the listening ear.
  • Hospital Visitation. Weekly visitation of the patients in Coffs Harbour Health Campus and Baringa Private Hospital.

 For information or visit contact: Parish Office


Catholic Goods Shop

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 entrance.

 

Choirs and Musicians

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 the Parish Office.

 

Council of Churches

Ecumenical initiative of the Anglican, Catholic and Uniting Churches of the City of Coffs Harbour. Contact: Parish Office.

 

Extra Ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

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.

 

Finance Council

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.

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 Pregnancy Support

Pregnancy Support provide assistance for anyone experiencing problems before, during and after pregnancy.

  • Pregnancy Help Line: 1300 792 798
  • Counselling, phone: (02) 6658 1994
  • Administration, phone: (02) 6658 1040

 

Readers and Commentators

Proclaim the scriptures at the various liturgical actions.
Contact: Parish Office.

 

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

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.

 

Sacramental Preparation Groups

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.

 

St Vincent De Paul Society

Main centres:

  • 6 Scarba Street, Coffs Harbour
    Phone: 6652 3003 or 6652 7142
  • 15 Market Street, Woolgoolga
    Phone: 6654 1762

Conferences:

  • St Augustine's Conference,
    6 Scarba Street, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450.
  • St Louise Conference,
    15 Market Street, Woolgoolga, NSW 2456.
  • St John Paul College Conference,
    Hogbin Drive, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450.

For more details contact: Parish Office

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Jul 2017 St Augustine's Parish, Coffs Harbour 2450 NSW Australia. Phone: (02) 6651 0000