Parish Team

 
Fr Simon Eccleton : Parish Priest

Fr Simon Eccleton

Parish Priest

Ph: (03)385 3459
Father Paul Avarez : Assistant Parish Priest

Father Paul Avarez

Assistant Parish Priest

ppaul2392@gmail.com
Kirsten Challies : Pastoral Worker

Kirsten Challies

Pastoral Worker

Ph: (03)385 3459 kirsten.challies@mairehauparish.org.nz

I am a part-time Pastoral Worker and am therefore here to support parishioners and others to live the life God is calling them to and am happy to be of assistance in whatever form it is needed, whether that be simply to listen, to make a visit to a home, to organise practical help, to chew over spiritual matters or to connect people with others who may be able to provide help.

Don’t hesitate to contact me at the parish office on a Tuesday and Thursday or by emailing me.

Clare Bell : Pastoral Worker

Clare Bell

Pastoral Worker

clare.bell@mairehauparish.org.nz
Kirsten Tester : Parish Secretary

Kirsten Tester

Parish Secretary

(03) 385 3459 secretary@mairehauparish.org.nz

Kirsten Tester is in the parish office. She looks after all things admin from the Parish Newsletter, rosters, website and Planned Giving through to the financial accounts and property.   Kirsten is happy to assist you with whatever you need whether it be joining a Parish Ministry, signing up for the Planned Giving programme or simply updating your contact details on the Parish Roll.  Contact Kirsten at the parish office –Tuesdays & Thursdays 8am - 5pm; Wednesday & Fridays 8am - 2pm

Sue McTague : Parish Council Chairperson

Sue McTague

Parish Council Chairperson

sue.mctague@gmail.com

Our Seminarians

Currently we have two students studying for the priesthood from our parish. Please introduce yourself to these men when they are home for the holidays, and importantly keep them in your prayers that they may in time become good and holy priests.

Tang Phan : Seminarian

Tang Phan

Seminarian

Tang is in his fourth year of seminary studies. He lives with the priests of the parish at the presbytery.

Huong Dinh : Seminarian

Huong Dinh

Seminarian

Huong formally began his seminary programme in February 2017. He lives with the priests of the parish at the presbytery.