The Pastoral Council Members
The Parish Pastoral Council
Elected November 2011
Carmen Galdiolo (Chair): A leader in our Launch Pad and Children's Liturgy groups who attends the 10am Mass
Mauro Ferone: Father of three and regular member of the 10.00am Mass Community
Diana Marini: A St Mary's parishioner since childhood, Diana is a member of the 6.30pm Choir as well as a catechist in the parish. She is the Pastoral Council Youth Representative and works actively on the parish education program as a volunteer.
Patrick Kelleher: A parishioner for over twenty years, Patrick is a reader and Eucharistic Minister at 6.30 Sunday mass and Chair of the St Marys's St Vincent de Paul Society. Married to Zeni Panigbatana (Kelleher), they we have both been in the Christmas Carol Concert Choir for 3 years
Valentina Wharton: a parishioner at St Mary's for nine years and one of our First Holy Communion Catechists. AFter a successful career in PR & marketing, Valentina works part-time as a company secretary for her husband's retail consultancy business but primarily takes care of her two young daughters; also a regular volunteer reader at our St Joseph's School
Philipp Wahl: A faithful member at the 10am Mass. Philipp, his wife Luly and children Luis (10), Antonia (8) and Stephanie (4) have been participating in parish life since 2005. A native Austrian, Philipp is a solicitor and works with a City law firm.
Also on the council are:
Holly Bowman: A member of the Parish for 22 years, the current Finance Chair and represents the Finance Committee on the Pastoral Council
Ruby Laurent: our Administrator who acts as secretary.