MINISTRY DIRECTORY

From small group Bible studies to social clubs to volunteer opportunities, there are plenty of ways to get involved at Holy Name!
If you’ve got an idea for a new group, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 303.781.6093. 

Small Groups & Formation

Emmaus Groups (Men’s Small Groups) – Meet as friends in Christ for spiritual reflection and discussion. Meeting day/time varies by group. Contact Eduardo Regal at eregal@gmail.com. 

Bethany Groups (Women’s Small Groups) – Groups for ladies who want to grow in friendship and in their spiritual life. Meeting day/time varies by group. Contact Eduardo Regal at eregal@gmail.com.

Nazareth Group (Married Couples) – A community of couples pursuing holiness in their daily lives. Contact Fr. Daniel at pastor@holynamedenver.org.

Marian Groups (Middle & High School Youth Group) – Meet every Wednesday at 6:30pm in the St. Agnes Center. Dynamic young adult leaders help the youth to grow in friendship with Christ and with one another. Contact Chris Lanciotti at christopherlanciottiscv@gmail.com or sign up here.

Little Flowers Girls Club (Girls ages 6-12) – Meet once a month in the St. Agnes Center to study Catholic virtues as taught through the saints, scripture and the catechism. The Little Flowers Girls Club is modeled after St. Therese of Lisieux’s little way. Meetings include study, crafts, games, and prayer. Little Flowers work to earn their monthly virtue badges to add to their sashes. Additionally, Little Flowers who have received their first communion are able to serve as sacristans. Contact Brindy Bartlett at brindybartlett@gmail.com.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) – If you are not Catholic but interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, if you have not received the Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, Reconciliation and Confirmation, or if you have been away from the Church for a long time and want to come back… join us on Thursday nights at 7pm in the St. Agnes Center. Participants are gradually introduced to aspects of Catholic beliefs and practices. It is a journey that involves intellectual learning and spiritual growth. Contact Morgan and Carl Hussman at HolyNameRCIA@gmail.com.

Bible Study – Each year, a different book of the bible is selected for study. Meets on Thursdays at 9am during the academic year in the St. Agnes Center. Contact Betty Schaefer at 303-987-0523.

Young Adult Marian Groups- Groups of young men and groups of young women to grow in community and faith life. For more info, contact Makena Clawson at outreach@holynamedenver.org.

 “Beloved” Series for Married Couples – Either on your own or in a small group, go through the “Beloved” series, a 12-session program by the Augustine Institute that explores the true meaning of Marriage and how to live it out together. Contact Betty Schaefer at 303-987-0523.

Book Clubs – Holy Name book clubs meet the first Wednesday of the month for dessert and discussion in rotating homes.
12:30PM Club – Contact Nadine Feist at cfeist37@gmail.com
1:00PM Club – Contact Connie White at meadowlark1948@gmail.com

 Grupo de fe – Un grupo para hablar de la fe. Domingo 9:10 a 10:20 (mientras los niños tienen clases) Para más información, llama a Makena Clawson, 303-781-6093, o manda un correo a outreach@holynamedenver.org.

 Denver Catholic Biblical School (A 4-Yr Program) – Beginning in September, Holy Name will host the Denver Catholic Biblical School! The class will be Thursday at 9am in the St. Agnes Center. For over 35 years, the Biblical School has made God’s Word come alive for thousands across the archdiocese and the country. Whether you’ve been a long-time student of the Scriptures or are just a beginner, these classes will help you discover the timelessness of God’s Word and transform your life! For more information:  visit sjvdenver.edu/biblicalschool/about.

COMMUNITY

Creatio (Outdoor Outreach) – Our mission is to guide all people to encounter the beauty of creation and the Creator through service to the poor, mission trips, outdoor adventure, and environmental stewardship. Check out creatio.org for details and upcoming trips!

Parish Events Team – Holy Name hosts several big events throughout the year and we rely on the support of many generous volunteers. The events team is a group we can call on to assist with events, and provide input as well as feedback. Contact Makena Clawson at outreach@holynamedenver.org and we will reach out to you when we need volunteers!

Craft Club – Enjoy a fun creative evening every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm, members rotate leading the craft and bringing refreshments. Contact Kathy Barron at broncosbarron@gmail.com

 

PRAYER GROUPS

The Marys – Meet on the first three Tuesdays of every month at 9am. Pray the rosary together, especially for the sick in the parish and those who have died, and support the Fr. Ed Judy house with diapers and baby showers. Contact Liz Tapscott at tapscott@centurylink.net.

Prayer Shawl Ministry – This ministry makes beautiful, handmade shawls for those going through difficult times and are in need of healing. If you are interested more information, or know of someone who would like to receive a prayer shawl, contact MaryAnn Geldaker at 303-798-6211.

Pro-Life Group – This group prays for and supports the efforts of the Archdiocese to promote the dignity of all human life from conception to natural death. Contact Kathy Barron at broncosbarron@gmail.com

Serra Club (Support for Vocations) – Meets the first and third Fridays of the month at 7am in the St. Agnes Center. Our mission is to foster and promote religious vocations in the Church. We do this through a ministry of prayer, awareness, affirmation, and support. Meetings include breakfast and a guest speaker. Contact Deacon Don at denverdeacondon@comcast.net.

SERVICE

Knights of Columbus – The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization. Here at Holy Name, they host parish activities, support seminarians and sponsor various community projects. Meetings are the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the St. Agnes Center. Contact Graham Haworth at haworth728@yahoo.com.

Heart of the Knights (Ladies Auxiliary) – The Ladies Auxiliary supports the Knights of Columbus in putting on various spiritual, social, and charitable events in the parish. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the St. Agnes Center. Contact Annie Jamison at meanbabies@aol.com.

Homebound and Nursing Home Ministry – The important service of being extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion makes possible for more than 125 homebound parishioners and Catholics in nursing homes to receive the Body of Christ. Contact Deacon Don at denverdeacondon@comcast.net.

Marthas – Help provide food, service and clean-up for funeral receptions. Contact Orpha McVicker at akroldy@gmail.com.

Yarners – Join this group of ladies in knitting caps and mittens for Sheridan school kids. Meetings are the 4th Tuesday of every month at 1pm. Contact Norma Gryglewicz at njgryglewicz@gmail.com

Christ in the City (Homeless Outreach) – Every Wednesday and the 2nd Saturday of each month, CIC missionaries host a Lunch in the Park, allowing volunteers to prepare and enjoy a meal with 300+ homeless friends at Lincoln Park (Lincoln & Colfax) from 12:00p-1:30p. Holy Name sponsors a number of these lunches throughout the year. We actually go to the park and get to know these people experiencing homelessness! Sign up to send a dish and/or join us at the park. Contact Laura Conway at lmargreta@yahoo.com for meal prep & training details.

St. Vincent de Paul (Neighborhood Outreach) – Our St. Vincent de Paul Society provides those in our parish boundaries with rental and utility assistance through home visits and follow up. None of us ever imagined we could do this! But all of us have been blessed beyond measure, our lives touched and changed by those we have helped. Contact Geri Kelley at ghelenkelley@gmail.com.

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