This page lists the volunteer groups active in St Aengus Parish. For more information on what these groups do or to find out what you can do to help, please contact the Parish Office or complete the contact form at the bottom of the page.
A society will be formed from those who have put their name down on the rota for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament each Monday.
Altar Flower Society
The group decorates the Church for special Feasts and through the year with flowers. They meet at Holy Trinity Church before the special feasts and at other intervals throughout the year.
The Altar Servers assist the priests at Mass and other church ceremonies. Membership is open to young people who have received their First Holy Communion.
Baptism Preparation Team
The Baptism Preparation Team helps those preparing for the sacrament of Baptism to understand the significance of the sacrament and the processes involved.
The church cleaners meet every ??/?/. Their task, which they do so well, is to clean and tidy the church after the weekend.
We are a large parish and distributing information around the parish is vital. If you would be in a position to give some time occasionally to delivering drops to the houses on your road or a neighbouring road then please sign up for this group. A vital role for this group will be the distribution of the St Aengus magazine. Please be generous in signing up for this group and helping in any way you can.
Confirmation Preparation Program
This is a parish based programme of preparation for Confirmation. The team includes the parish clergy, the parish sisters, some parents of Confirmation children, the principals of the parish senior schools, teachers of Confirmation classes and the Parish Faith Friends who have worked for many years in preparing the children for Confirmation.
This is a new group who will plan and look after the external environment of our parish church with the planting of flower beds, hanging baskets and any other ways that would enhance the appearance of our church. If you are gifted in this way please choose this group.
Ministers of the Eucharist
The Ministers distribute Holy Communion at Masses in the church. They also bring Holy Communion to the sick and housebound
Ministry of Welcome
Ministers greet and hand out Mass leaflets and welcome the congregation at entrances. After Mass they give out newsletter as people leave and they tidy church seats, aisles, porches etc. of any discarded leaflets.
Padre Pio Prayer Group
The group meet on the first Thursday of the month in the Church for the 7.30pm Mass.
Parish Family Offering Campaign/Indoor Collector
The Committee administers the ‘Family Offering Envelopes’ which support the financial upkeep of the church and schools. The committee is supported by a large group of collectors who bring the offering envelopes from their areas to the church each week.
.Parish Youth Council
Anyone aged 16-25 is welcome to come along to get involved in the Parish. The Youth Council will report to the Parish Pastoral Council on the issues and needs of the young members of our parish community and help in responding to those needs and issues. Be generous and sign your name for this group if you are in the appropriate age group.
The group operates the shop at the back of the church after all masses at the weekends. The shop is stocked with Mass cards and greeting cards for all occasions as well as religious articles, pictures, rosaries etc. Seasonal stock for Christmas, Easter, Confirmation and First Holy Communion is also sold.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
The St. Vincent de Paul Society meets weekly on . The Society helps those most in need in the Parish through home visitation, financial help and advice to manage their bills.
Anyone aged 18-30 welcome to come along to get involved in the Parish.
Volunteering Contact Form