Parish Office

St. Mary's Parish 

5 Hayward Grove Hampton, Vic.3188                                                                                                                                                 
Phone: 03 9521 0990

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Parish Administrator:  Fr. Anjou Soares 

Pastoral Associate:   Mrs Cynthia White


Brighton Deanery
The Brighton Deanery comprises the following local area parishes:

  • Gardenvale
  • Brighton
  • Brighton East
  • Balaclava
  • Elsternwick
  • Hampton East
  • Hampton

The Deanery aims for co-operative activity enabling projects beyond the resources of a single parish.                                                                                        

Deanery Co-ordinator: 


Parish Council
The Parish Council offers leadership to the St Mary's Community, advising the Parish Priest and seeking ways to enhance the pastoral care of the Parish.  The Parish Council meets once each month at the Presbytery.  New members are currently being sought for the Parish Council.                                                                          

Chairperson: Mr. Dermott Dann


Finance Committee           

The Finance Committee has oversight of all Parish finances, advising the Parish Priest on fundraising, budget and future expenditure.                                      

Chairperson:  Ray Tesoreiro


St. Mary’s Parish Foundation             

A non-profit Charitable Trust                                                                    

Contact:    Harry Anderl


Liturgy Group 

The Liturgy Group is a small group which meets regularly in the lead up to, and during, major church seasons to plan church services, including music, artwork, environment, etc.                                                                                

Co-ordinator:  Michele Connell                                                                                                                  


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
We welcome enquiries from non-Catholics about the Catholic Faith, its beliefs and teaching, its Worship and Tradition.
A Rite of Christiona Initiation of Adults programme runs in the Parish. 

For details please contact the Parish Office or

Programme Co-ordinator, Ken Foxworthy.


Church Flowers

Co-ordinators:  Jackie Smith and Ines Arnold


Parish Education Board
Please contact through the Parish School Office