West

Parishes in this Region are:

Avondale, Blockhouse Bay, Glen Eden, Helensville, Henderson, Massey, Pt Chevalier and Te Atatu

Youth ministry is offered at Avondale, Blockhouse Bay, Glen Eden, Helensville & Huapai, Henderson and Massey Parishes, Family group ministry is offered at Te Atatu Parish.

For contact details for parish youth ministry coordinators or for more information about activities for young people in the West Region 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 West

B.A.S.I.C (Holy Cross Parish Youth)

Parish: Holy Cross Parish, Henderson Regional Area: West
Key Contact Person: Peter Tanginoa
Contact email for group/leader: ptan514@aucklanduni.ac.nz
Short description of your group: B.A.S.I.C (Brothers and Sisters In Christ) help all young people from the age of 13, hear the Gospel message of Jesus Christ through youth activities, supporting activities run by West Youth Region and Auckland Catholic Youth ministry, responding to the Gospel message and enthusiastically participate in the mission of Jesus Christ and His Church. We accomplish our mission through athletics, youth activities, supporting masses at St Patrick’s cathedral, young adult workshops and retreat ministry programs
Details of any regular Youth Mass: The last Sunday of every month at 7pm

St Dominic’s Youth Group
Parish: St Dominic’s Parish, Blockhouse Bay
Regional Area: West
Key Contact Person: Steve DeSouza
Contact email for group/leader: stdomsyouth@gmail.com
Facebook Page: St. Dominics Youth Group
Short description of your group: A group of Catholic Youth aged 13+ from Blockhouse Bay. Our meetings are focused on what it means to be a Catholic in today’s world. We organise social events and are involved in community service. We also have a choir and band that performs at our youth masses held twice a month at St Dominic’s Parish, Blockhouse Bay.
Details of any regular meeting time for this group: 3rd Sunday of each month from 10.30am-12.30pm after our Youth Mass @ St Dominic’s Parish
Details of any regular Youth Mass: 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday of each month @ 6pm.

St Mary’s Parish, Avondale
Parish: St Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Avondale
Regional Area: West
Key Contact Person: Patricia Leavai
Contact phone no: 021 029 26971
Contact email for group/leader: patricialeavai@hotmail.com
Facebook Page: None
Short description of your group: St Marys Avondale Youth regularly meet twice a month either for a fun night of activties or spiritual session. Focusing on faith formation and building a strong relationship with God as well as service in the community. Welcome to new members who would like to join.
Details of any regular Youth Mass: In progress

‘The Young Ones’ SPHYG (St Patricks Huapai Youth Group)

Parish: St Patricks Huapai , SH16, Huapai
Regional Area: West
Key Contact Person: Susan Vujcich
Contact email for group/leader: susanvujcich@gmail.com
Text or Call: 027 6003057.
Other Leaders: John Vujcich, Frank and Monica Calis
Facebook Page: Not yet
Short description of your group: A group of Catholic Youth aged 13+ from North West (Riverhead, Kumeu, Huapai, Waimauku, Muriwai). We are a small group that have only been going since the beginning of 2016. We organise social events and are involved in community service. Details of any regular meeting time for this group: Every Friday night, 6pm, at our Hall. Dinner provided

 

St Paul’s Parish:

Parish: St Paul’s Parish, Massey
Regional Area: West
Key Contact Person: Patrice Senio
Contact email for group/leader: patricesenio@gmail.com
Short description of your group: We are a diverse youth group comprised of 3 ethnicities, Samoan Tongan and Filipino. We are a youth who love to serve following the attributes of our fellow Saint St John don Bosco. We love to serve in our own parish, in our west community and the wider community.
Details of any regular Youth Mass:

Tongan Chaplaincy (West Zone):

Regional Area: West
Key Contact Person: Maria Vai
Contact Phone number for group/leader: 021 163 2312
Contact email for group/leader: latakiyouthministry@outlook.com
Facebook Page:
Short description of your group:
Details of any regular Youth Mass:

Youth For Christ (West):
Regional Area: West
Key Contact Person: Gino Pimentel
Contact phone no: 021 027  73672
Contact email for group/leader: gpimentel_994@hotmail.com
Short description of your group: Youth for Christ (YFC) is the youth division of the Couples for Christ family ministries which began in the Philippines but is now prominent in most major countries around the world. The YFC mission is to know God and make God known and incorporate The Four F’s into all activities: faith, freedom, fellowship and fun!
Details of any regular Youth Mass: Help out with music at Holy Cross, Henderson on the second Saturday vigil of each month

Youth Masses in the region

 

Suburb Parish Youth Mass Time
Avondale St Mary’s None
Blockhouse Bay St Dominic’s 1st Saturday of the month3rd Sunday of the month 6.00pm9.30am
Glen Eden OurLady of Lourdes Yes – but not rostered
Helensville & Huapai St Joseph’s None
Henderson Holy Cross 3rd Sunday of the month 10.30am
Massey St Paul’s First Sunday of the month 10.30am
Pt Chevalier Ss Francis & Therese None
Te Atatu Holy Family None