Ministry Support Services

Karen Lunney: Consultant, Speaker, Educator

Curriculum Vitae

Brief Resume


2013                Certificate IV in Breastfeeding Counselling (Current studies)

2010                Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

2009                Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Theological Studies

1992                Diploma of Teaching (Primary)

Additional Studies

2011                Short Courses through Continuing Education Bendigo in IT for small business.

2011                Adobe Connect, Moodle and Equella  ACU staff training

2004                Madeleine Sophie Barat Programme: Women in Leadership


Current           Ministry Support Services (Own business)

  • Contract work with Australian Catholic University, Broken Bay Institute, Ministry Training Source (USA), Bathurst diocese, Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, St Mary’s Press (USA)

2007-2011       Diocesan Youth Ministry Co-ordinator, Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst.

2001-2007       Diocesan Youth Ministry Co-ordinator, Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay

1998-2001       Director of Catholic Youth Ministry, Archdiocese of Perth

1993-1997       Primary Teacher, Catholic and Independent Schools, Sydney and Broken Bay

1996                Administrative Assistant, Catholic Communications, Archdiocese of Sydney

Recent Volunteer Ministry and Leadership

  • Lector and Children’s ministry presenter, St Therese’s Parish Kennington. 2011- Present.
  • Breastfeeding counsellor trainee and bulletin editor, Australian Breastfeeding Association Bendigo Group, 2011- present.
  • Event planner: World Breastfeeding Week, Morning Tea Fundraiser for women in East Timor, Australian Breastfeeding Association Bendigo Group,  2011.
  • Extraordinary Minister of Communion – Cathedral and St Kilian’s Parishes. 2005-2011.
  • Cana Communities – Working with the street community in meals and prayer. Darlinghurst NSW. 2004-2005.
  • St Vincent de Paul Household Formation Service – Assisting newly arrived refugees with assessment for furniture/settlement package. Sydney, NSW. 2004- 2005.

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