The Altar Society cares for Immaculate Conception and St Joseph's Churches so both are properly prepared for worship and prayer. Contact Bernadette Kirwan
Preparation at St. Joseph's Church
This parishioner group cares for St Joseph's Church so that it is properly prepared for worship and prayer. Contact Parish Office
On most Sundays during School Term children have the opportunity at the 9.30 am Mass to take part in their own Children's Liturgy of the Word. These special liturgies for the children are conducted by a group of volunteers from the parish. (more at Children's Liturgy)
Coffee/Tea - after 9:30 am Mass
On selected Sundays volunteers organise a casual morning tea for parishioners in the Parish Centre. This is held immediately following the 9.30 am Mass. Contact Donna Bosnjak
Choirs -9.30am & 11.00am Mass
9.30 am Mass choir ICC
We welcome parishioners wishing to join the choir at Immaculate Conception Church.You do not need to be able to read music or have any past experience, just a love of music!
No regular commitment required.
For 9.30 am Mass choir contact Gerogina Docherty,
ph 0433 842 880,
www.georginadocherty.com (see the CHOIR tab)
For 11.00 am Mass choir contact
ph 0477 002 813
11.00 am Mass choir ICC
Craft & Morning Coffee Club
The Craft Morning/Coffee Club meets in the Parish Centre on the last Tuesday of the month from 9.30am – 11.30am. Everyone is welcome to come along for a cuppa and a chat.
Contact Donna Bosnjak
These ministers take Communion to those unable to attend Mass. (more at Eucharistic Ministers)
Parishioners assist during Mass at Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph's churches. (more at Eucharistic Ministers)
The dedicated Gardening volunteers care for the gardens at Immaculate Conception church and keep the grounds looking beautiful!
Gardening is done once a month, but there is no regular commitment required. Contact Parish Secretary
Manresa Care is a voluntary body of friends of the Hawthorn Catholic Parish. It aims to encourage ordinary people to share their time and resources to help one another.
(more at Manresa Care)
The parish Maytime Fair Committee Coordinates the Parish Stall which sells homemade goodies and sewing items at the annual fundraiser, for the work of the Jesuits of Hazaribag Province in the North East of India. (more at Maytime Fair Committee)
Parishioners assist during Mass at Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph's churches with the first & second Readings. (more at Readers)
The Hawthorn Parish Conference provides assistance for people in need of food, clothing, household items, furniture. New members are always welcome.
(more at St Vincent de Paul Society)
The Parish is always looking for volunteers to visit the sick and elderly in our parish Community.
(more at Visiting)