Parish Groups

Catholic Women's League

Meetings are held in the St Thomas More Church complex on the 3rd Thursday of each month after the 9.00 Mass. We need new members to help us continue the good works we do for our missions and parish. Our motto: "Faith and Service". Contact Margaret Sherry, email: or the parish office

St Vincent de Paul Society

We have two groups in the Parish: Mount Maunganui meets in the St Thomas More Church Lounge on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 9.45am. All interested persons are welcome to join us. Contact Margaret Sherry email: or the parish office for further information. Te Puke, for meeting details contact Lee Higgins email: or the parish office for further information.

Youth Groups

The Tahu Group (School Yr 7-9) meets 7- 8pm on Fridays. The Lighthouse Group (School Yr 10-13) meets 6.30-8.30pm on Sundays. Meetings are held in the St Thomas More Church complex.

Family Groups

Aims and Goals:- To share our Christian life together. To support each other in times of need and celebration. To give example to and involve our children in our Christian sharing. To live and love like the early Christians "see how they love one another". To build and promote community spirit within the Parish. Please contact Merrilyn Barran email: if you wish to share in our vision.

Pax Christi / Social Justice Group

We respond to social justice issues in the light of Church teaching, both at home and around the world. For more information contact Peter Archer email

Dove Catholic Fellowship for Women

We encourage and invite personally all women to come and meet Jesus in a spiritual and personal way. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm at Aquinas College Chapel, 183 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga.