Pastoral Ministries

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

  1. Worship / Liturgy Ministry
  2. 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

    Ministry Head: Joey Domdom
    Assistant Ministry Head:

    Coordinators:
    Roman Zarate (EM Coordinator)
    Renz Ebue (Altar Servers Coordinator)
    Francis Faraon (Lectors Coordinator)
    Geo Robrigado (Music Coordinator)

    Members:

  3. Education / Formation Ministry
  4. 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

    Ministry Head: Bernie Velasco
    Assistant Ministry Head: Ron Perez, Myrna Umali, Mary Velasco

    Children's Liturgy Catechists: Lei Encarnado, Wilma Angell, Juanita Leynes, Joel Macaranas, Jessica Lal, Ron Perez, Mary Velasco, Bernie Velasco

  5. Service / Outreach Ministry
  6. 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

    Ministry Head: Joff Gonzales
    Assistant Ministry Head: