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MLT - Mission Leadership Team

This group has evolved since it beginning.    
It is continuing to define its role and scope within our parish - 
The name change to Mission Leadership Team reflects its growing awareness of what its role is for the parish.


Our Parish Vision

A faith community growing with Christ and His Church, building the Kingdom of God, in the Salesian charism.

MLT members possess the following qualities:

  • An enthusiasm about the future direction of our Parish;

  • Active Catholic Parishioner of St John Bosco Engadine for at least four years.

  • Active member of one or more Parish Ministry Group.     

  • A strong understanding of the role of many of the Parish Ministries.

  • Organisational and leadership skills

  • Clear thinker with ability to problem-solve

  • Strong facilitation and collaborative skills

  • Intermediate PC skills

  • Current, verified Working With Children Check, or a willingness to obtain this.

Key roles of the MLT are:

  • To work in close collaboration with team colleagues, in providing support for the Parish Priest with respect to his responsibilities for parish administration.

  • Calling all to plan and engage in the Parish Vision and Mission  

  • Discerning ministry leaders

  • Develop and maintain a record of key parish ministry roles, and the role definitions and succession planning for those ministries  

  • Maintain communication with the Parish Associate Organisations through attendance at the developing educational leaders meetings to unify and complement the Parish.

  • Operational troubleshooting

  • To represent the Parish as appropriate


Key dates that began the formation of this team.

Discernment Evening

Wednesday 8th August 2018 – 7.30pm – Parish Centre

Commissioning Ceremony

Sunday 12th August 2018 – 9.30am Mass - Engadine

PLT Retreat

Late Aug 2018

First PLT Meeting

Tues. 24th Sept. 2018

The current Mission Leadership Team:

Fr Mick (Parish Priest)               Kevin Grant (PPC rep. & Chair)

Brian Fitzgerald  (Finance rep)   John Day        (Parish elected)

Jo Simpson   (Liturgy rep)           Michelle Court (Parish Elected)

                        Raqael Lisboa (Youth Rep)

Pastoral Works

Should your Parish Ministry require funds to support or grow an existing pastoral project or perhaps to commence a new programme, we are waiting to hear from you.  We suggest you contact a member of the Finance Team (via Paul boscooperations@gmail.com) for assistance in developing your application to the Parish Finance and Mission Leadership Teams.  In the interests of good Governance, the conditions of approval are in this Terms of Reference for Charitable and Pastoral Works and this online application is required to be completed.  Alternatively you may print and complete this application for funding and deliver it to the Parish Secretary.