ALTAR SERVERS Volunteer assistants for the Parish Priest during Mass. We encourage volunteers for the following Masses for Guardian Angels Church: Saturday 6pm; Sunday 7am; Sunday 9am and Sunday 6pm Kindly contact the Parish Office if you are interested to volunteer
BAPTISM PREPARATION Preparation seminars are led by volunteer Catechists from Guardian Angels Parish and held every 3rd Sunday of each Month at 4pm.
CHOIR Kindly contact the Parish Office if you are interested to volunteer to join the Choir in any of the following Masses at Guardian Angels Church: Saturday 6pm; Sunday 7am; Sunday 9am and Sunday 6pm
CURSILLO MOVEMENT The Cursillo Movement has been active in the Wynnum Parish since the first Brisbane Archdiocesan 3-day retreat was held at St Lawrence Friary on 7 June 1968. It gives participants the opportunity to experience Christian life during a three day live in retreat. It also offers ongoing support to live a Christian life at home, at work, at leisure or whatever other pursuits participants may have.
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION Volunteers with special delegation from the Archbishop of Archdiocese of Brisbane assist the Parish Priest during Holy Communion and Communion to the housebound in the parish.
FINANCE COUNCIL Composed of volunteers who assist the Parish in Financial planning and proper administration of the parish resources.. Kindly contact the Parish Office if you are interested in enrolling in the Planned Giving Envelope System or Direct Debit donation system
KNIGHTS OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS The Knights of the Southern Cross is an Australian Order within a worldwide order of Catholic lay men. KSC was instituted in 1919 to improve the status of the Catholic community within the Australian society. The Wynnum/Manly branch received its charter in August 1944 and has been active ever since. The motto of the order is ‘Service and Christianity’
LECTORS Volunteer proclaimers of the word of God (First Reading, Second Reading and Prayers of the Faithful) during Mass. We encourage volunteers for the following Masses : Guardian Angels Church : Daily Mass : 7:00 am Saturday 6pm; Sunday 7am; Sunday 9am and Sunday 6pm
St Joseph the Worker (Hemmant) : 8:00 am Sunday
Kindly contact the Parish Office if you are interested to volunteer
LIGHT ON THE HILL This prayer group first met in 1971. The particular ministry of the group is to help one another to come to a deeper relationship with God through the power of the Holy Spirit.
MAJELLAN GROUP The Majellan group offers friendship, spiritual and social contact to all women. The first meeting was held in this parish in 1971. The meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise advised in our Parish Bulletin (published weekly on this website).
MUSIC MINISTRY Kindly contact the Parish Office if you are interested to volunteer as Organist or Guitarist in any of the following Masses at Guardian Angels Church: Saturday 6pm; Sunday 7am; Sunday 9am and Sunday 6pm
NEO-CATECHUMENATE The Neo-catechumenal Way began in the Parish in July 1982 with the formation of a community of 48 people. The Way was approved by Pope John Paul II and is based on three key points: - The Liturgy, The Word and Community. It is open to all who want to enter and there are three communities in the Parish which meet weekly for celebrations and liturgies.
PASTORAL COUNCIL Composed of volunteers who represent each sector of the Parish
ROSARY GROUP The Rosary Group was founded in 1972 and gathers weekly on Tuesdays at 9am at Guardian Angels church to pray the rosary. They pray not only for world peace, but for the sick of our community, for the poor and for all in need. As well as praying the rosary, they have become involved in works of charity.
SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & VULNERABLE ADULTS COMMITTEE The Archdiocese of Brisbane holds that children, young people and vulnerable adults are a gift from God with an intrinsic right to dignity of life, respect and security from physical and emotional harm. They are to be treasured, nurtured and safeguarded by all. -Safeguarding Children & vulnerable Adults prevention and protection Policy- The Archdiocese is committed to safeguarding children through vigilant prevention and protection practices as prescribed by the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference and legislation.
SECULAR FRANCISCAN ORDER The Third Order of St Francis is now known as The Secular Franciscan Order. The Order first came to Guardian Angels in 1951. The aim of members is to live the Gospel life in the manner of St Francis, praying and doing works of charity
ST VINCENT DE PAUL The Society of St Vincent de Paul was founded in the Parish in 1923 to care for the needy. The society has remained continuously active since then and today has some 15 core members and many other non members who freely give of their time to help the poor and disadvantaged of the greater Wynnum area.
VOLUNTEER CATECHISTS Composed of qualified catechists responsible for Baptism Preparation and the Parish Sacramental Programme.