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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

Pastoral Ministries

To carry out its mission effectively, the FCPC shall have the following ministries:

  • 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.

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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 liturgical events
  • 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

For more information or queries please email liturgy@filipinochaplaincy-wellington.org.nz

Education / Formation Ministry

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 likes.
  • Organizes a sustained Bible sharing groups, prayer meetings, charismatic fellowships, etc.
  • Liaises with diocesan agencies on matters of formation and education

For more information or queries please email formation@filipinochaplaincy-wellington.org.nz

Service / Outreach Ministry

Our worship and a deeper appreciation of our faith move us to share our blessings in charity to our neighbours in faith.

  • Organizes a programme that identifies and reaches out to those materially, physically and emotionally in need.
  • Initiates and sustains a special programme crafted to care for the needs of newly arrived migrants and their families.
  • Organizes/Coordinates programmes/activities that would enhance the social awareness and responsibility of the faithful, e.g. seminars, workshops, gatherings which have social and communal relevance
  • Leads in responding to the directives, programmes of the Archdiocese in matters of social justice, peace and development

For more information or queries please email outreach@filipinochaplaincy-wellington.org.nz

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