The Autobiography of John Cyril Hawes   

The Great Heart of  Cat Island

The Australian Dictionary of Biography

Between Devotion and Design     The Architecture of John Cyril Hawes 1976-1956 by John J Taylor University of WA Press  Available from Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre  ($50) or  by contacting Fr Robert Cross  by phone 08 99 213221 or  email

Stone Upon Stone   by  Steve Marshall 
Available  a
t Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre    ($40),
the Perenjori Visitors Centre,
The Mullewa Priest House Museum,
Mullewa Community Resource Centre,
or by contacting Steve by  email ( 

Architectural Gems of John Hawes by Rob Lefroy   Sampson Publishing Australia
Available from the Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre   ($20)

The Hermit of Cat Island    The Life of Fra Jerome Hawes   by Peter F Anson    P J Kennedy & Sons New York   This is out of print but available at outlets online or can be read online .

The Conscious Stone   A biography of John C Hawes  by A G Evans  The Polding Press Melbourne 1984  –  Out of Print but may be found online.

The Design Work of Architect-Priest  Monsignor John Cyril Hawes (1876-1956) by John J Taylor

Interview with Basil Berry who was an altar boy for Hawes and later built Nazareth House.