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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)