Projects

Many Branches have a wide variety of activities that they undertake, to meet their community needs, knowing what their resources and their Members capabilities are:-

Fundraising Activities: Fundraising for charities like;
> Caritas, Vinnies, Hutt Street in town, Shelters, etc.
> Overseas charities

Fundraising involving activities like;
> BBQs at Bunnings etc or schools
> Car boot sales, Garage sales regional areas
> Movie nights in parish or region
> Bottle collection regional areas

Parish Support: Working with the Parish Priest with;
> Various Ministries; Readers, Eucharist, Pastoral Council
> Helping with Collections and Counting
> Being a member of the Parish Pastoral Council
> Meet at local Church or Parish, Reflection weekly or fortnightly basis.
> Being a member of St Vincent de Paul or Vinnies Conference
> Plenary Council involvement

Regional Conferences: Annual Training and Development for
> The Northern Region
> The Southern Region
> The Central Region
> Pilgrimage Activities: Pilgrimages to;
> Penola the Mary MacKillop Centre
> Victor Harbour to Goolwa
> Other Religious and historical sites in Australia
> Holding an Annual Retreat

Branch Activities: Include;
> Monthly meetings with spiritual reflections and social camaraderie
> Annual Dinners with Keynote Speakers
> Quiz nights,Card nights, Social nights
> Wine and Cheese nights
> Restoring key cemetery locations
> Quarterly Guest Speakers at Branches
> Golfing day

Head Office: Other suggested projects could be;

Support Services for
> Retired men/women in our region
> Migrants or Refugees new to Parish
> Overseas Students support
> Support men’s shed in your region

Other Activities include
> Guest Key-note Speaker's at Head Office
> Annual Dinners with Keynote Speaker
> Annual Scholarship Program
> National Interstate Conferences
> Meeting with the Bishop/Representatives as needed


For further information click on the link below.

> Southern Cross Care (SA & NT)

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