Parish Groups

Parish Groups

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) 9925 3578 - 0412 553 720
Peter 0413 754 523

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 0416 801 047
Mary Roberts 0411 497 164
Carolyn Stapleton 0401 732 415 Email:

Men’s Reading Group

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

Evan John 0407 545 413

St. Carthage’s Feminist Theology Group

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

Margaret Rush 9415 7202 Email:

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 9347 2851

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 9846 2207

The St Carthage’s  Virtual Centering Prayer Group.

We ‘meet’ at 5:30 on Tuesdays and do centering prayer together virtually. If anyone wants to join us,  e-mali me and I’ll fill you in on the details. 

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

Blessings, Susan Frykberg.

Susan Frykberg