See our previous Annual Grant awardee winners and how they are using the funds to support their ministries in the Archdiocese of Brisbane.

Dutton Park Parish
St Francis Table Ministry
To cover food and transport costs for the St Francis Table ministry, as well as a retreat for future volunteers. 
NET Ministries Allow 4-5 emerging leaders to attend 2 weeks of NET initial training program.
Caloundra Catholic Parish  Continue developing youth and young adult ministry, especially as the parish expands its mission into the City of Aura by employing a full time youth minister for a term of 2 years.
Ignite Youth Facilitate the LEAD leadership course using digital platforms, create and expand the FUEL scripture app, outreach teams for Schoolies, host the Ignite Conference, and ensure a Summer Camp for teenagers in the diocese.
Men Alive Ministries Offer subsidies/scholarships to attend the Growing Good Men program of at least 4 weekend events.
Dutton Park Parish Children's Liturgy Funds will be used for program and activities related to growing the current Children's liturgy program.
Our Lady of Fatima
Acacia Ridge - Awaken Ministry
Undertake studies at Brisbane School of Theology studying 'Theological Perspectives on Mental Health' and 'Mental Health Issues in Christian Counselling'
Nambour Parish Enhance 'Family Connections Program' established in 2017 which provides support to families at the school who do not meet the threshold of other services.
Our Lady of Fatima Acacia Ridge - Rising Youth Ministry Funds for Rising Youth Ministry to attend 2022 Ignite Conference in Brisbane
Holland Park Mt Gravatt Parish Create a suitable space for youth activities by installing a projector and sound system to better engage the youth with the goal of building up the youth presence in the parish.  Prior to 2020, there was no youth group in the parish for 15 years.
Esk Parish Purchasing new resources, commencing with Advent and Lenten programs plus a data projector and screen for use in the Parish Office to be used for Catholic Leadership Intensive, Alpha, sacramental preparation for baptism and RCIA.
St James Coorparoo Parish Resources for Alpha (run twice a year) & Marriage Course 
Cleveland Parish The parish would like to employ a Youth Ministry Worker who will continue with previous and current programs due to an increase in the number of young people becoming involved in the life of the Church.
Ipswich Catholic Community Addressing the growing need to provide age appropriate faith experiences for very young children from birth to 3 years. Through this ministry, parents who present their child for the Sacraments of Initiation in particular Baptism, will be encouraged to connect and integrate into the faith life of the Parish community. Funds will assist in purchasing materials for the infant and toddlers, training volunteers, adult faith formation resources and courses, and outreach to the local community.
Our Lady of Graces
Carina Parish 
Fund the 2022 Alpha Youth, Praise and Worship events and regular fortnightly meetings and teachings.
Darra Jindalee Parish Pastoral Ministries Coordinator to facilitate, coordinate and promote children's Catholic faith via the Sacramental Program, Sunday School Program and Religious Instructions in State Schools.
Darra Jindalee Parish 3 day Intergenerational Youth-led Retreat for Darra Jindalee Youth members, their families and community.
Our Lady of the Valley
Gatton Laidley Parish
Enhance parish programs by creating a clean and safe space to hold events by upgrading to safety requirements as well as basic floor coverings.
Real Talk RTE in Parishes Providing parishes in the Archdiocese with access to Real Talk Education online resources 'Flourish, Prosper and Equip' catering to Children's Ministry, Youth Groups and Young Adult groups.
Real Talk Parents & Caregivers Sessions Implement a series of parish/deanery based Parents & Caregivers sessions discussing how Catholic wisdom and understanding can assist parents and caregivers as they guide and nurture their children.
World Wide Marriage Encounter Qld Unit Improve the audibility of our presentations with 3 portable microphones $118 each ($354) and $281 stipend (4 masses) for visiting priest.
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Sarah and Joe's children were supported in the MacKillop Fund.

“To the donors who support the MacKillop Fund – ‘thank you’ will never be enough, but I hope it is a start in expressing our eternal gratitude.”