Ministries

Why Catholic?

Why Catholic? WHY CATHOLIC? Society and the pressure of today offer little opportunity for us to stop and reflect on our spiritual life. The next session of Why Catholic? – CELEBRATE, explores how we celebrate our Catholic faith with the sacraments. From the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist to the Sacrament of Marriage, you will … Continue reading Why Catholic?

RCIA

Interested in Learning About the Catholic Faith? We would like to welcome adults of all ages to call the office and ask for Sheila O’Brien 519-472-0057 Ext. 222 Our formation process for those interested in becoming a Catholic Christian has changed somewhat. It is not the “course” that was offered previously. We welcome conversation with … Continue reading RCIA

Knights of Columbus

Our meetings are held every third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the All Saints Hall. Any men who are 18 years of age or older and are practicing Catholics may join. Our degrees include Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. If you would like more information, please call Tom Mills at (519) 473-0479.

Catholic Women’s League

Our meetings are held the second Tuesday  night of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the St. Francis of Assisi Room at Holy Family Parish. New members are ALWAYS welcome! Please call our president Mary Van Dyk at (519) 473-1258.

Pastoral Council

Contact us for more information on the pastoral council by clicking the Contact link in the menu.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

As an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion (EMHC), you are invited to participate in the liturgy by distributing Eucharist during Sunday and weekday Masses and bringing Eucharist to sick or shut-in parishioners. The Pastor appoints you to this Ministry. Please let us know if you are interested by calling the Parish Office.  

Altar Servers

  Altar servers help the priest and the people assembled at Mass praise God as fully and joyfully as possible. You assist your priest in a very special way during our liturgical celebrations. Your actions help to highlight the ceremony and rituals that are so much a part of the Mass that we celebrate. You … Continue reading Altar Servers

Lectors

The ministry of a lector is a wonderful work, and an extremely rewarding ministry. Through your own sacrifice of time, effort, and preparation, God’s living Word continues to be proclaimed to all of his people; the young, the old, the troubled, the hopeless, the happy and to those in need of comfort. To be a … Continue reading Lectors

Offertory Gift Bearers

We are calling on families, married couples, or individuals to help bring the bread and wine to the altar at the Offertory of each of our weekend Masses. If you think you might be interested, please contact us by clicking here. 

Sunday Greeters

Sunday greeters are the first encounter a visitor will have at Holy Family Parish. Our Sunday greeters offer a warm, welcoming smile on Sundays before Mass.

Funeral Liturgies

Through your participation in funeral liturgies, you express your support and that of the faith community for the families who have lost a loved one. God has gifted you with compassion and a desire to reach out to grieving parishioners. For more information, contact us.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

HOLY FAMILY SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT de PAUL CONFERENCE Our mission is to live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy. Our meetings are open to all interested adults and are the first Saturday of each month at 9AM. (twice monthly September to December). For more information … Continue reading Society of St. Vincent de Paul

Prayer Shawl

This ministry was founded in 1998 by two women in the U.S. This ministry is rooted in the experience of knitting, crocheting or sewing as contemplative prayer. Shawls are made with care and compassion combined with blessings and prayers for the person to whom the shawl is presented. Come join us and learn more. Newcomers … Continue reading Prayer Shawl

Seniors/Nursing Home

We serve three nursing homes within our parish boundaries. On the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. we offer either Mass or a Communion Service. When Mass is being celebrated, the facility. The Communion Services are led by a dedicated group of trained men and women who care deeply for those they are … Continue reading Seniors/Nursing Home

The Alpha Course

An Opportunity to Explore the Meaning of Life. What is Alpha? Alpha is for: Anyone interested in finding out more about the Christian faith. Adults of all ages are welcome. Learning and laughter. It is possible to learn about the Christian faith and to have fun at the same time. People meeting together. An opportunity … Continue reading The Alpha Course