Parish Team

Toan Nguyen

Parish Priest
Fr. Toan Nguyen is the Parish Priest of partnered parishes of Ss. Peter and Paul’s Parish, Doncaster East and Our Lady of the Pines Parish, Donvale. He was ordained as a priest on 9 September 2017 at St Patrick’s Cathedral, East Melbourne in 2009. 
On 9th of August 2023, Fr Toan Nguyen officially started his role as the Parish Priest for the partnered parishes of Our Lady of the Pines and Ss. Peter and Paul’s.

Liza Jansz

Parish Secretary
Liza handles all administrative duties for partnered parishes of Our Lady of the Pines Parish and Ss Peter and Paul’s Parish. She can be contacted at Ss Peter and Paul’s parish office Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, and at Our Lady of the Pines parish office on Wednesdays.

Parish Pastoral Council (PPC)

The Parish Pastoral Council’s role is to:
1. Promote the Church’s mission to live and communicate the love and values of Christ in the world around us.
2. Share in the responsibility of the ongoing life and development of the parish community.
3. Work together with parishioners to provide support for their efforts to live as followers of Christ.
Current PPC Members are:
Parish Priest – Fr Jerald Mariadas
Chairperson – David Ng
School Principal – Patricia Vandekolk
Finance Chair – Frank Smit
Parish Members – Muriel O’Gorman
   Chrys Gunanayagam
   Maria Ryan

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee comprise volunteer parishioners who meet regularly to manage the finances and expenditure of the parish. Current members are:
Chairperson – Frank Smit
Members – Harry Martin    
 Vicente Belmonte
 Bernard Paes
 Sharon Yeo
 Ravi Kamath
 Shelaani Sivananthan