Parish Updates

Altar Server Training set for Saturday

Holy Family will offer Altar Server training from 8:00 to 10:00 am this Saturday, October 14 at Holy Family Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, for any children who are new to Altar Serving or who are in need of a refresher. This is open to boys and girls in the 3rd grade or older that are interested in serving for Saturday or Sunday Masses at any of Holy Family’s church sites. All young disciples of Christ – siblings, cousins, grandchildren, or friends – whose families are Holy Family parishioners are all welcome!



Middle, high school students can enjoy fall activities at Holy Family Youth Group


Middle- and high-school students are invited to join the Holy Family Youth Group every Thursday night throughout October for fun activities like karaoke and a pumpkin-themed night! The Youth Group is open to any student in middle and high school, except on service nights (the third Thursday of each month) which are for high school students only.


Events this month are as follows:
October 12: Karaoke Night – 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Sacred Heart School, 678 Western Ave.
October 19: Halloween Service Night (high school only) – 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Sacred Heart School, 678 Western Ave.
October 26: Pumpkins & Pies -6:30 to 8:00 pm, Sacred Heart School, 678 Western Ave.



Let Holy Family send your student a College Care Package!


Holy Family would like to send a care package to your college student! The parish wants them to know their Catholic family is supporting and praying for them while they are at college, participating in a year of service, or other immersive learning experience. Please fill out the form at by October 21, 2023 and Holy Family will send out packages for them to enjoy!



Celebrate All Hallows’ Eve with Holy Family


Bring the whole family to Holy Family Hall, 271 Fourth Street Way, on Tuesday, October 31 to learn more about the meaning behind the feast of All Hallows’ Eve (Halloween) in a special presentation by Fr. Matthew Kirk from 5:30 to 6:30 pm! Following the presentation, join the parish for its Solemnity of All Saints’ Day Vigil Mass in Holy Family Church. (Tricks or) treats will be served after Mass!



Travel with Holy Family to Women of Christ Conference


Women are invited to join their fellow parishioners on the Holy Family Bus Trip to the Women of Christ Conference on Saturday, November 18. The bus will board in the Holy Family Church parking lot at 6:15 am, leave at 6:30, and travel down to the Brookfield Conference Center. The Women of Christ Conference provides women the opportunity to celebrate their Catholic faith with women from throughout the area. The bus trip will cost $25 per person (an additional $1.75 processing fee if paying online). Register at and pay online with credit card or send a check for $25 with “Women of Christ Bus Trip” in the memo line to Holy Family, Attn: Sabina Carter, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac, WI 54937. You must register for the conference separately.



Serve the homeless at the Holy Family Warming Shelter


The Holy Family Warming Shelter will open its doors to those who are homeless in our area in mid-November. To care for those in need takes the work of a community. If you would like to assist in this effort, Holy Family is currently looking for people to volunteer or donate meals. Volunteers will be trained prior to starting. To learn more about these opportunities, please visit The parish is also seeking donations of specific items which can be purchased through its Amazon Wish List at




Help Holy Family provide opportunities for members with special needs


Holy Family is looking to provide opportunities for its parishioners with special needs to further engage in the church community. To help the parish do so, Holy Family is asking parishioners with special needs, or those who care for those with special needs, to participate in its survey to help the parish explore possible events and programming.


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Are you interested in becoming Catholic? Consider Holy Family’s RCIA program

Those interested in joining the Catholic Church are invited to sign up for Holy Family’s RCIA program – a process through which non-baptized men and women enter the Catholic Church. Adults from other faith traditions and those baptized Catholic but not raised Catholic are also welcome. The program will begin at the end of this month. To learn more and to sign up, please click button below or contact Sabina at the Parish Office at (920) 921-0580 ext. 501.


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Children’s Liturgy of the Word Returns

Children’s Liturgy of the Word has returned to Sunday Masses at 9:00 am at Sacred Heart Church, 200 S. Peters Ave., and 10:00 am at Holy Family Church, 271 Fourth Street Way. This program provides kids ages 4-7 (who have not received First Communion) with an opportunity to go through the Liturgy of the Word (the Readings, Psalm, Gospel, Homily, and Prayers of the Faithful) but at their level. During the Mass the children leave before the Liturgy of the Word to hear the readings from the Children’s Lectionary instead.



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