Our different groups and ministries always welcome new members!
Please contact the Parish Office, 9370 6688, for further details.
Parish Advisory Board
Advises the Parish Priest on parish matters. Meets quarterly.
Parish Community Group
Organisation of social events: Morning Tea, Wine & Cheese, Hot Soup in Winter. Easter Vigil Supper welcoming the newly baptised; November Memorial Mass. Contact of new parishioners, newly baptised children. Meets every two months. Contact Marie – 9372 0307.
St Vincent de Paul Society
Reaching out and serving the most vulnerable. Visiting people in their homes, we extend the hand of friendship and offer practical support to those seeking help. Meets monthly, St Mary’s Presbytery.
Legion of Mary
Praesidium of Mary Immaculate. Visitation of parish and other apostolic works, with spiritual foundation of prayer to Our Lady. Meets every Wednesday, 5:30 pm, St Mary’s School.
The Vine Catholic Young Adults Group
We are a welcoming youth/young adults group who meet to share our faith whilst having fun and forming friendships. All welcome!
We meet at 6:00pm on the first and third Sundays of every month.
1st Sunday of the month – Social Night or Faith Night, at St Mary’s School Hall, 74 Roseberry St Ascot Vale (enter from Ferguson St).
3rd Sunday of the month – Youth Mass or Holy Hour, at St Margaret’s Church, Maribyrnong.
Contact: William – TheVineCYAG@outlook.com.au Facebook
With the Parish Priest, this team of parishioners accompanies those adults preparing to receive Sacraments of Initiation, attending weekly evening sessions from August until Easter, and helping guide and form candidates on their journey to full initiation in the Church.
Growing in Faith
All welcome for discussion of different issues of Catholic faith, to help our own faith and understanding, and to form us to share our faith with others in the spirit of Pope Francis’ Letter, ‘The Joy of the Gospel’. Meets fortnightly, Wednesday 7:30 pm, St Mary’s Presbytery.
Men’s Faith and Spirituality Group
For men who want their faith to come alive more in their daily life, and who want to explore faith in a way specially geared to a male perspective. Come along and give our group a try. Meets fortnightly, Thursday 7:30 – 9:00 pm, St Mary’s School Staff Room. Contact Joe: email@example.com or 0400 650 861
Italian Prayer Group
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, St Mary’s Church.
Spanish Charismatic Prayer
Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, St Mary’s School. Contact Anna – 9317 5812. All welcome!
Prepares Introductions to Liturgy, Prayers of the Faithful, for Sunday Masses. Meets fortnightly.
Church Flowers and Cleaning
Fridays, St Mary’s Church, on a six week roster.
Counters are rostered approximately every six weeks.
Friday mornings fortnightly during school term, 9:00 am – 10:45 am, St Mary’s School Hall (enter through school reception).