Parish Updates

Among Us Catholic Youth Group - Thursdays

Youth grades 6-12 are invited to join the Holy Family Catholic Community Among Us Youth Group for games, small groups, candlelight prayer, and food. The group meets on 2nd, 3rd, 4th, (5th) Thursdays of the month throughout the year from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart School, 678 Western Ave.


Neighbors in Faith

As spring and hopefully warmer weather approaches, you may be in need of assistance with, or eager to help with yardwork, some spring cleaning, running errands, minor repairs or jobs, companionship, or other tasks. If you could benefit from assistance or from sharing your assistance, please consider connecting with our Neighbors in Faith program.


We are always looking for more participants. Please contact Gabby Yank at 920-921-0580 ext. 303 to sign up for Neighbors in Faith as an assistant or participant.


Life Teen Information Meeting - May 1st

Holy Family Catholic Community will host an informational meeting for anyone interested in attending the late-summer Life Teen camp at 1:00 pm on Sunday, May 1 in the Sacred Heart School Basement.


High School students are invited to join Holy Family for a trip to the “best camp ever,” July 31-August 7, Life Teen Camp Covecrest. Nestled into the mountains of Northern Georgia, Covecrest provides a scenic place to experience life and encounter Christ. Besides ample activities at camp like a ropes course, human foosball, and wiffle ball stadium, teens have the opportunity to go whitewater rafting! Teens will also hear powerful talks from relatable, funny, and challenging hosts. Life Teen believes deeply in the power and grace of the Sacraments, and provides opportunities to experience God through the Sacraments, including many moments for the Sacrament of Reconciliation and daily Mass.


Those interested in learning more about this amazing summer opportunity can fill out this form.


Form for more information


Cor Jesu - May 5th

Enter into the heart of Jesu on Thursday, May 5 at Holy Family Catholic Community’s Cor Jesu at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The night will begin with Adoration and Reconciliation at 6:30 pm and Mass at 7:30 pm.


Cor Jesu is held the first Thursday of each month at Presentation. However, you can join Holy Family for Adoration and Confession every other Thursday at Presentation as well.


Join Mary Jo Neumann for "My Favorite Things in the Kitchen" - May 9th

What do you enjoy using and making in the kitchen? Mary Jo Neumann will share her favorites, including bone broth, at her next Holy Family session from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Monday, May 9 in Holy Family Hall.


To sign up, contact Erin Cobb at (920) 921-0580 ext. 301 or


Accepting Parish Trustee nominations - Deadline May 27th

Holy Family Catholic Community is accepting nominations for one of its Parish Trustee positions. The parish has two trustees that serve the parish, and are elected to two-year terms. Any registered member of Holy Family who is a practicing Catholic and over the age of 25 is eligible to be a nominee for parish trustee.


Nominees must submit a written nomination form, signed by at least 10 parish members, to the Parish Office, 271 Fourth Street Way, no later than Friday, May 27 to be included in the trustee election.


As of now, current trustee and member of Finance Council, Harry Schneider, is the only nominee and he is willing to serve another term. He will be reappointed to the position by the pastor, Fr. Ryan Pruess, if he is the only candidate.


To receive a nomination form, visit the Parish Office, or


Apply now for Christ is Risen Scholarship - Deadline May 27th

Holy Family Catholic Community will award two $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are enrolling in college or technical school. Applicants, along with their parents, must be registered members of Holy Family Catholic Community for at least one year prior to applying for the scholarship. Students must have received the Sacrament of Confirmation to be eligible to apply.


For criteria and an application, please visit Applications are due by noon on Friday, May 27.


Devoted Parent Retreat - June 4th

On Saturday, June 4 at St. Anthony on the Lake in Pewaukee, parents are invited to come the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s Devoted Parents Retreat. This retreat is specially designed for couples with children and will help them encounter Christ and more deeply appreciate the beautiful gift of sacramental marriage. Mike and Alicia Hernon of the “Messy Family Project and Podcast” will speak.


Click here to register.


Healing the Whole Person: Engaging Your Story - Tuesdays, April 26th - June 14th

Do you desire healing? Freedom from unhelpful patterns of thought or sin you can’t seem to break? Struggling to understand and help someone else who desires healing or freedom?


Holy Family host “Healing the Whole Person: Engaging Your Story” Tuesdays, April 26-June 14 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Sacred Heart School. The 8-week series provides the framework for understanding and receiving Christ’s healing and peace in the heart of the Catholic Church. Using videos featuring Dr. Bob Schuchts & Sr. Miriam James Heidland presenting John Paul II Healing Center’s Healing the Whole Person teachings, each session includes a guided prayer experience and a workbook journaling activity for private reflection and prayer. Series also includes opportunities to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and prayer with a prayer ministry team trained by the John Paul II Healing Center.


$20 cost includes workbook. To register, visit


Click here to view informational flyer

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Have a project around the home you need assistance with?

This summer, Holy Family Catholic Community will welcome middle schoolers from throughout the Archdiocese of Milwaukee to participate in various service projects assisting residents in the community as part of its program, Love Begins Here.


Parishioners are invited to contact the parish if they have projects around their home they believe the chaperoned students could help with June 28-29. To inquire, please call the Parish Office at (920) 921-0580 ext. 504.


Sacramental Preparation - Opens July 7th

If your child will be entering 2nd or 11th grade in the fall remember that Sacramental Preparation is done through your local parish. Holy Family registration is open for First Reconciliation and First Communion by visiting their website at


Registration for Confirmation will open on Holy Family’s website on July 7, 2022. Please contact the parish office with questions, 920-921-0580.


Teens invited to attend Steubenville Conference - July 15th - 17th

Holy Family Catholic Community invites high school students to join its trip to the Steubenville Rochester Conference from July 15-17, 2022. According to the conference’s website, it “is a weekend conference that evangelizes, equips and empowers 8th-12th grade youth to become radical, joyful disciples. Enjoy keynote speakers, praise and worship, Eucharistic Adoration, Reconciliation, and much more.” For more information, contact Kelsey at or (920) 921-0580 ext. 504.


VBS – Save the Date - August 1st - 5th

We hope you will join us for our Vacation Bible Camp this year from August 1-5.


Kids entering preschool – 6th grade are invited to enroll to explore this year’s theme “Son Treasure Island” where we will discover God’s love while learning bible stories, playing games, making crafts, and singing!


Kids entering 7th grade-12th grade are invited to volunteer.


Registration will open on May 5, 2022. Contact Trisha,, 920-921-0580 x503.


Holy Family Catholic Community seeking two Maintenance Assistants

Holy Family Catholic Community has two part-time employment opportunities available! The parish is looking to hire two Maintenance Assistants to help in the important work of keeping its Holy Family sites running and great condition! One position will focus on work at the Holy Family Church site, while the other will focus on the Rectory and the parish’s six church sites. Both positions will require employees to install, repair, and maintain various equipment, as well as to work with volunteers to coordinate maintenance, and tradesmen and supervisors to execute projects. Maintenance assistants do need be able to carry weights greater than 50 pounds, and must have the ability to work on evenings and/or weekends if needed, such as to respond to emergency after-hours situations. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please send a resume, cover letter, completed Archdiocese job application available at, and three personal references to Ellen Kant at For any questions, please call (920) 921-0580 ext.105.

Community Updates

Rec Department Arts & Crafts Expo - April 30th

Fond du Lac Recreation Department

Springtime Splendor Arts & Crafts Expo

Saturday, April 30, 2022

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

$2 admission (kids 10 & under free with paid adult)

Held at the Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds Recreation Center


Booths with wonderfully handmade items such as unique fiber art, outdoor decorations, resin paintings and decor, wood signs, jewelry, and much more!


Like and follow our Facebook page at: Art & Craft Expos – Fond du Lac Recreation Dept for event information and reminders. We have been featuring a Vendor of the Day along with photos of their amazing handmade crafts.


Click here to view the flier


Girls Can Fly - May 21st

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Summer School Classes & Enrichment June 13th - July 1st

There is still time to sign up for summer school classes with the FdL School District.

Dates are June 13 to July 1. Shuttle buses are available from district schools.


Click here to sign up for all courses.
Watch the video of the K-5 offerings.


Aurora Free Injury Evaluation

If pain has moved you from participant to spectator, call Aurora Sports Health to schedule a free injury evaluation. Performed by a licensed athletic trainer, physical therapist or occupational therapist, the free screening includes a pain assessment and recommendations for treatment or physician referral, if needed. 


Click here for the assessment.

Speech Therapy at Aurora Health

Speech-language pathologists or speech therapists work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social-communication, cognitive-communication, voice and swallowing disorders. 


Speech-language pathologists work with any age, from infants to adults, to help restore the ability to communicate, eat safely, remember, understand and solve problems.


Have more questions contact us at 920-907-7000 or visit us at


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