Holy Ghost Mallow Roast...
August 2, 2017
...for Young Adults! Come and join Fr. John in the Holy Family courtyard for a bonfire and great conversation! We will supply some fixings for S’mores and hot dogs! Please bring a lawn chair! Wednesday, August 2 at 7:30 pm. In case of rain, it will be Thursday, August 3, at 7:30 pm.
Holy Family Blood Drive
August 16, 2017
The next Holy Family sponsored Blood Drive will take place on Wednesday, August 16 from noon to 5:00 pm in Holy Family Hall.
Pre-registration is very helpful so that there is enough staff from the Blood Center to serve everyone in a timely manner. To register, go to donor.bcw.edu/donor.
Blood is Life! Everyday ordinary people are saved by some extraordinary people. People who gave blood! Your donation could be the most valuable gift you ever give. Just ask anyone who has ever received blood. Please be a hero to someone in need!
If you've ever wondered if you are eligible to give blood, check out the attached PDF for more information and come and save a life if you can!
Attention Small Group Leaders
August 17, 2017
The Archdiocese of Milwaukee invites you to a training workshop for small group leaders from around the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Adult, lay-led small groups are helping to renew our parishes and awaken more hearts to follow Jesus together!
Whether you are a new leader, a leader-in-training, or a veteran leader wanting to brush up on skills and best practices, this workshop will offer you inspiration and training on:
• How to facilitate lively, formative discussions
• Handling challenging behaviors with love
• Various methods for praying with a group, increasing the comfort level and depth over time
• How to prepare well for each session
• How to build an atmosphere of friendship and trust among the group members
RSVP by August 10
The evening will include light snacks and beverages. (Dress is casual)
If you are striving to build a culture of discipleship through adult small groups, come connect, be encouraged, learn, practice and pray together.
Summer Festival and Burning of the Mortgage!
August 19, 2017
August 20, 2017
Our Summer Festival will be the weekend of August 19 & 20!
The festival kicks off on Saturday, August 19, with Mass at 4:15 pm at Holy Family Church followed by the “Burning of the Mortgage Ceremony” immediately following the Mass.
On Sunday, we begin with Mass at 10:15 am at Holy Family Church and then into Holy Family Hall and Courtyard until 2:00 pm with food, music and pony rides for the kids—NEW THIS YEAR!
Bike Ride to Kelley's Creamery
August 27, 2017
Holy Family will host a bike ride with Father Max and Father John on Sunday, August 27 at 2:00 pm. We will meet at Holy Family and from there we will ride to Kelly’s Creamery for a delicious ice cream treat and time to socialize with your fellow parishioners. Those that do not want to ride their bikes are more than welcome to meet us at Kelly’s for ice cream. All are welcome to attend! For more information or questions, please contact Erin Cobb at the Holy Family office.