Welcome to Immaculate Conception Catholic Community,
nestled in the soft rolling hills of San Benito County.
We extend our hands and hearts in Christian fellowship
to you here celebrating with us, whether long-time residents or newly
arrived in the area. We thank God that you are visiting our website.
A Brief History of Immaculate Conception Church »
The Church building constructed in 1892 by Father
Bernard Smythe on the Northeast corner of Quien Sabe Road, across from
the present location. The land had been purchased for $75. Tres Pinos
with the missions of Panoche and New Idria was established as a parish
unit in April of 1904 with Reverend Emile Cota as pastor. Thought Tres
Pinos was larger and busier at the time, it became evident in June of
1925 that the community could not support a pastor and fulfill all
obligations. Therefore, the parish was reduced to the status of a
mission and attached to Sacred Heart Church in Hollister. The parish
was re-established on November 15, 1935. [Read More]