Back Row: Kyran Newell, Jeanette Dobbs, Brendan Malone, Carly Mulqueen, Fr John Adams.
Front Row: Maureen Thow, Jacinta Nicholls.

Kyran Newell

Chair of the Finance Committee.

As a leadership and strategy trainer, he is committed to collaboratively changing how and what we do to achieve our goals and vision.

Jeanette Dobbs

Friendly face at Kaiapoi.

Many years as a Pastor in a Protestant church. 

Has a natural zest for life and desire to see all thrive in their faith.

Brendon Malone

Family man. 

Co-leader of the Parish Mens’ Group. 

Pro-life advocate. 

Super media savvy. 

Focused on forming faith and worldview amongst lay-people.


Carly Mulqueen

Parish Pastoral Associate. 

Lives and breathes her faith and desire for others to know Jesus. 

Happily married with two kids. 

Loves hosting. 

Fr John Adams

Passionate Parish Priest. 

Diocese Vicar of Education. 

Moving our Parish from maintenance mode to a vibrant missionary outward-focused Parish.

 Plays golf on days off.

Maureen Thow

Oozes positivity and love for our Parish and community.

Loving wife and mother with a heart for evangelisation. 

Chair of Christchurch Charis.

Jacinta Nicholls

Recently returned to her roots in Canterbury. 

Teaches at both St Joseph’s and St Patrick’s. 

Loves to see people engaged in our community and their faith.