Parish Groups

Parish Groups

For Contact Information regarding each group below, please contact the office on 7036 9393 or email

Parish Pastoral Council

Fr Joe Caddy, PP

Penny McCann (exp. 30 June 2026)
Sean McManus (exp. 30 June 2026)
Constant Mews (exp. 30 June 2024), Chair
Michael Pirotta, Finance Council Representative
Jack Rendle (exp. 30 June 2024)
Claire Renkin (exp. 30 June 2026)
Rosemary Sheehan (exp. 30 June 2024)

Parish Finance Council

Michael Pirotta (exp Nov 2022), Chair
Michael Lewis (exp May 2023)
David Menzies (exp Nov 2022), Secretary
Constant Mews,  Pastoral Council Representative

St. Vincent de Paul Conference

Our University Parish Group reflects the spirit and energy of Frederick Ozanam; he founded this society at The University of Paris, specifically to meet the needs of the poor and underprivileged.

Meetings are held every two weeks on a Monday.

David Forrest (President)

St. Carthage’s Women’s Morning Reading Group

Meets on the third Tuesday of the Month at St. Carthage’s Presbytery From 10.00am to 11.30am

Lesley Jeffery
Mary Roberts
Carolyn Stapleton

Men’s Reading Group

Meets every second Thursday of the Month at St. Carthage’s Presbytery From 7.30pm to 9.00pm.

Evan John

St. Carthage’s Feminist Theology Group

Meets on the 4th Monday of the Month at St. Carthage’s Church.

Margaret Rush

Parish Hospitality Group

Usually on the second and fourth Sunday of the Month, our Parish Hospitality Group offers tea/coffee after the 10.00am Family Mass.  A popular meeting place for parishioners and friends.

John Drennan

St. Carthage’s Music Group

Our parish Music Group has a long tradition at St. Carthage’s and was originally founded to prepare folk Masses in the 1980’s.

The Group contributes to the Students Mass at 5.00pm Sunday, on a monthly basis and also prepares special programs for Christmas and Holy Week/Easter.

Roger & Ann Rassool

The St Carthage’s  Virtual Centering Prayer Group.

The first of these meetings for 2022 will begin 2 February. We ‘meet’ at 5:30 on Wednesdays and do centering prayer together virtually. If anyone wants to join us please email the office or phone and leave a message and we’ll fill you in on the details. 

We follow the practices of Cynthia Bourgault and Thomas Keating. More here.

Blessings, Susan Frykberg.

Susan Frykberg