Parishes in this Region are:
Balmoral, Epsom, Hillsborough, Mt Albert, Onehunga, Owairaka, Three Kings, Te Unga Waka

Balmoral, Hillsborough, Mt Albert, Onehunga, Owairaka and Three Kings Parishes offer youth and/or young adult ministry.

For contact details for youth ministry coordinators for a particular parish please contact Teresa from the Youth and Young Adult Ministry Team at the Catholic Diocese of Auckland:

Phone: 360 3021
Mobile: 021 649 012
Email: teresam@cda.org.nz

Active groups in the central region

Christus Rex
Parish: Christ the King, Owairaka
Region: Central
Key contact person: Megan Ferreira
Contact email address for group: meganferreira1@hotmail.com
Contact phone number for group: 021 0221 3699
Regular meeting time: Third Sunday of the month, 4-6pm
Regular Youth Mass: Second Sunday of the month, 6pm Vigil

Good Shepherd Parish Group
Parish: Good Shepherd Parish, Balmoral
Key contact person: Sinai Siakumi
Contact email address for group: ssiakumi23@gmail.com
Contact phone number for group: 021 042 7412
Description of Group: A group of young, dedicated Catholics who run events and initiatives.

St John Vianney Youth Group
Parish: St John Vianney Parish, Hillsborough
Region: Central
Key contact person: Daniel D’Souza and Nigel Trinidade
Contact email address for group: sjvauckland@gmail.com
Contact phone number for group:  Daniel -0211160074 ; Nigel – 0211220905
Description of Group:  We are a group of youth 13 years and above. We meet regularly for our spiritual development, community service and to grow in brotherhood and love as one family.
Regular meeting time: Third sunday every alternate month after the youth mass from  1030 – 1230pm.
Regular youth Mass: Third sunday every alternate month-  9am Mass

S.T.Y or A.C.T.S – St Therese Parish

Parish: St Therese Parish, Three Kings
Region: Central
Key contact person: Lydia Quadros
Contact email address for group:
Contact phone number for group:
Description of Group: S.T.Y exists to allow growth in our Faith and encourage a deeper relationship with God, using our God-given talents and abilities.
Regular meeting time: Second and third Sunday from 4-6.30pm
Regular youth Mass: Every fourth Sunday, 9.30am-10.30am

Our Lady of Assumption Parish, Onehunga
Parish: Our Lady of Assumption Parish, Onehunga
Region: Central
Key contact person: Nelz Apikotoa
Contact email address for group: Peter.Apikotoa@state.co.nz
Contact phone number for group: 021 114 9581

Youth Masses in the Central Region

Suburb Parish Youth Mass Time
Balmoral Good Shepherd None
Epsom OL of Sacred Heart None
Hillsborough St John Vianney 3rd Sunday of the month, every second month 9.00am
Mt Albert St Mary’s 4th Sunday of the month 10.00am
Onehunga Assumption 4th Sunday of the month 10.00am
Owairaka Christ the King 2nd Sunday of the month 6.00pm Vigil
Three Kings St Therese 4th Sunday of the month 9.30am