notifications_active For this month’s Filipino Masses, please bring the list of names of those you wish to be especially remembered, and a rose/flower to symbolize their life. If you are making a donation, please enclose the list and donation in a sealed envelope. Their names and the flowers will be offered during the Mass.
notifications_active All Simbang Gabi masses will be at St. Martin de Porres Church, Avalon Lower Hutt (7.00 PM)
notifications_active Join the NZ Rosary Crusade on supporting Life and Faith on the 8th of December at 3PM. Please see the News - Notices page on our website for more details
notifications_active 3rd Sunday of the Month Filipino Masses will be at St. Joseph's, 152 Brougham St, Mount Victoria, Wellington
To carry out its mission effectively, the FCPC shall have the following
Worship/Liturgy (the Priestly office of Jesus);
Education/Formation (the Prophetic office of Jesus);
Outreach /Service (the Kingly office of Jesus);
Each ministry shall be headed by a member of the council. The respective
head shall choose from among the community his/her assistant and three members to complete the
ministry. It is highly advisable that each member undergoes formation and training in their
respective ministries. Formation includes both spiritual formation and training in skills.
Worship / Liturgy Ministry
This ministry is the source and summit of Christian life hence the ministry
shall provide a healthy environment and time for the Filipino faithful to pray and worship together
as individuals, families and communities.
Aims at the highest form of active participation of the faithful mindful of their cultural
practices and traditions
Selects together with the council, prepares and trains altar servers (boys and girls),
lectors/readers of the Word of God (men and women), Eucharistic ministers (men and women) for
Sees to it that in all liturgical events choirs are informed and assigned; altar servers,
lectors/readers, Eucharistic ministers are rostered and assigned, mass sponsors
solicited/approached and assigned
Takes the lead in keeping the faithful liturgically formed and informed
Liaises with diocesan agencies on matters of liturgy and worship
This ministry has the task of catechesis providing the means and avenues for a
better and deeper understanding of the Catholic Faith based on Catholic teachings: Scriptures,
Dogmas/Doctrines, Commandments and Papal encyclicals.
Shall draw up programmes in close coordination with and chaplain and leads in the
conduct/implementation of such programmes from the sacramentals for young children to family
life formation-before, during and after marriage
Provides a sustained education in Faith programmes for the devotional/cause religious oriented
organizations, e.g. block rosary, BEC, Our Lady of Perpetual Help novenas, ME, CFC and the
Organizes a sustained Bible sharing groups, prayer meetings, charismatic fellowships, etc.
Liaises with diocesan agencies on matters of formation and education