Co-ordinator:
Fr. Graham Schmitzer

The 8 parish acolytes assist at Mass on Sundays and feast days. Eucharistic ministers bring Holy Communion to the sick and homebound. There are currently 10 Eucharistic ministers.

Co-ordinator:
Fr. Graham Schmitzer
Phone: 4271 1068

There are currently 16 boys and girls from fourth class to year 10 who serve at Mass on Sundays and other special occasions.


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Co-ordinators:
Dianne Corradini

April Thrift
Phone: 4272 9521

The altar society is responsible for washing and maintaining the altar cloths and various linens for use at Mass.

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Co-ordinator:
Sr Joan Goodwin
Phone: 4272 9980

Currently 15 catechists of the parish attend Unanderra, Figtree, Mount Kembla, and Farmborough Road Public Schools.

290 children attend the lessons led by catechists.

President:
Jan Powell
Phone: 4271 4051
Mobile; 0438 312 276

The CWL meets every month and is involved in a variety of interests and activities within the parish and beyond.

Co-ordinator:
Sister Joan
Phone: 4272 9980

There are currently 10 people arranged in five groups leading the childrens' liturgy at the 9am Mass on Sundays. It is not held during school holidays. Those attending are aged 5 to 10.
 

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Co-ordinator:
Sue Franklin
Phone: 4272 4291

22 parishioners involved in 6 groups assist in cleaning the church on one Saturday morning every six weeks.

Co-ordinators:
Bob Lloyd
Phone: 4271 5804
 

A very small number of parishioners are involved in maintaining the gardens around the church and presbytery. More helpers are always being sought.

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"We didn't think you'd mind, Father."

 

Co-ordinator:
Fr. Graham Schmitzer
Phone: 4271 1068

22 parishioners arranged in 6 groups help keep the church lawns presentable with lawn mowing on Saturday morning. Each group assists 6 times a year.

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Co-ordinators:
April Thrift: 4272 9521
Margaret Lloyd: 4271 5804

The craft and friendship group meets on Wednesdays at 10am in the St. Josephs Room. The group does not meet during school holidays. New members are always welcome.

Contact:
Fr. Graham Schmitzer
Phone: 4271 1068

The council meets at least 4 times a year and assists with the parish's financial arrangements.

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"I'm not going to bore you with small talk about our financial situation."

Co-ordinator:
Barbara Spain
Phone: 4271 1142

There are currently 7 people in two groups who arrange flowers in the church for Sundays and feast days.

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Co-ordinator:
Barbara Farraway
Phone: 4271 1584

The 20 lectors proclaim the scriptures at Mass on Sundays and feast days.

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President:
Molly Rowe
Phone: 4271 2201

The Legion of Mary is a spiritual society that mets in the St. Joseph's Room every Tuesday. Among its activities is home visitation, reciting the rosary before funerals, bringing Holy Communion to the sick, and assisting at Mass at the Wollongong (Figtree) Nursing Home. New members are always welcome.

Co-ordinators:
various

Every year 2 or 3 Lenten discussion groups meet over a 6 week period. Most years, 4 week Advent discussions are formed. Information is provided in the parish notices when these groups are being formed.

Co-ordinator:
Fr. Graham Schmitzer

20 parishioners arranged in 7 groups help count the collections 8 times each in the course of a year.

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"How did the 'Collection for a Rainy Day' go, George?"

9am Mass Choir

Organist:
Trudy Zalewski 4271 4134
Choir Director:
Sr Joan Goodwin 4272 9980

The 9am choir assists at Mass on Sundays, outside of school holidays, and also on other special occasions. New members are always welcome.

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Co-ordinators:
Sr. Joan Goodwin

Since 1999 the programmes for the sacraments of 1st Reconciliation, 1st Holy Communion and Confirmation have been both parish based and family centred. Several teachers, several catechists and a few other parishioners have become involved in leading the 8 groups for each sacrament, and many other parishioners have become involved in the other preparations for each sacrament. From time to time a call for assistance is made in the parish notices. New leaders and other helpers are always welcomed. Refer to the Sacraments page for more information.

Principal:
Philip Moore
Phone: 4271 3550
Fax: 4272 2954
Address:
Cnr. Cummins & Hargreaves Sts., Unanderra.
P.O. Box 358
Unanderra 2526
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Website: www.spxudow.catholic.edu.au

315 young parishioners from the parishes of Unanderra and Berkeley attend St. Pius X School from Kindergarten to Yr 6. The school was established in 1960.

 

President:
John Lonard

The local conference of the SVDP society meets at the store on Tuesday evenings. The primary role of the society is the care of the poor and needy in society.

Coordinators:
Leo Haywood, Fr. Mark and Sr. Joan.

The VMCG attends the Villa Maria Centre, and assists with the monthly Mass, weekly Communion, rosary and visitation.

Co-ordinator:
Matthew Hobbs
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Co-ordinator:
(Refer to Catholic Womens League)

Refreshments are available after the Vigil Mass and the 9am Mass on the first weekend of each month, and is currently the responsibility of the Catholic Womens League. Any parishioners who are not members of the CWL but would still like to be involved in this ministry of hospitality can contact the CWL for inclusion in the roster.

Co-ordinator:
Barbara Farraway
Phone: 4271 1584

16 individuals and families involved in a roster welcoming parishioners and visitors to Sunday Mass.