MINISTRY DIRECTORY

Small groups & formation
community
prayer groups
service

Small Groups & Formation

Nazareth Group (Married Couples)

A community of couples pursuing holiness in their daily lives.
Contact outreach@holynamedenver.org


Emmaus Groups (Men’s Small Groups)

Meet as friends in Christ for spiritual reflection and discussion. Meeting day/time varies by group. Contact outreach@holynamedenver.org


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 outreach@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 mariangroups@holynamedenver.org
Marian Group Registration


Book Club

This Holy Name book club meet the first Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM for dessert and discussion in rotating homes.
Contact Connie White at meadowlark1948@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

Religious Education Classes

Religious Education Classes and Sacramental Preparation begin in October. Registration takes place in August. Classes for this year are full. For a list of classes and more information click here.


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 consider joining us for RCIA. Participants are gradually introduced to aspects of Catholic beliefs and practices. It is a journey that involves intellectual learning and most of all spiritual growth.
Contact Juan Fernando Sardi at jfsardi@holynamedenver.org


Denver Catholic Biblical School (4-Yr Program)

Holy Name is a host site for the Denver Catholic Biblical School! Class is Thursday at 9am in the St. Agnes Center (prior registration required). 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

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COMMUNITY

Supper Club

Supper Club is a great way to get to know fellow parishioners. You will be paired with three other households every two months for dinner and socializing. Both couples and individuals are invited to sign up! To sign up click here


Young Adults

To learn more about Young Adult events happening in the parish
Contact Anna Schultz at outreach@holynamedenver.org


Sacristans of Little Therese

This important ministry trains girls to serve in the sacristy, and is open to all girls who have received their First Communion. It is not only a beautiful way for girls to participate in parish life, but also cultivates a deep, reverent understanding of the Mass. Participating girls will attend occasional trainings, and serve in the sacristy both before and after Mass.
Contact Evy Freedman at evy.freedman@gmail.com


Knights of the Altar

Serving at the altar is a great privilege! The altar servers work with and learn from Father and Deacon. Any boy (ages 8+) who has received his First Communion is eligible. Training is held periodically, but servers can join at any time, after studying a handbook and meeting/registering with the altar server coordinator.
Contact Craig Soto at holynameacolytes@gmail.com

Parish Mapping

In order to strengthen community, we want to offer parishioners the chance to learn which Holy Namers live closest to them. Groups have been established based on neighborhood and location. The hope is to offer the opportunity for the group to connect, grow in community and to serve one another. We won’t share your actual address, just the neighborhood you’re a part of and approximate locations within that. You can sign up by clicking here or contact Anna with questions at outreach@holynamedenver.org


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


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. For details and upcoming trips check out Creatio.org


Highlight Catholic Ministries (Youth Sports)

Virtue and discipleship formation through sports leagues, summer camps, weekly clinics, and Catholic teams with several programs hosted right here at Sheridan Community Park adjacent to Holy Name.  For more information about programs for boys (Frassati Sports) and girls (Badano Sports) visit HighlightCatholic.org

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PRAYER GROUPS

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

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


Third Thursday Vespers

On the third Thursday of each month join us for a Holy Hour and Vespers (Sung Evening Prayer). The holy hour begins at 6:30 PM in the church and vespers will be prayed at 7:00 PM. All are welcome!

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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.
Visit their website: www.kofc8539.org


Heart of the Knights (Ladies Auxiliary)

Any parishioner may join the Hearts of the Knights, a charitable organization. The Hearts assist the Knights of Columbus at various spiritual, social, and charitable events in the parish, host a lunch for Seniors two times a year and all monies collected from dues, and their yearly Dessert Auction and Baby Bottle Boomerang fundraisers go to charity. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of September, November, February and May at 6:30 pm in the St. Agnes Center.
Contact Nancy Cordova at mncordova@comcast.net


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 Anna Schultz at outreach@holynamedenver.org


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


Lectors, Ushers & Ministers

We make every effort to offer liturgical celebrations that are reverent and solemn, inviting everyone to encounter and glorify God, while at the same time nourishing us, personally and as a community. For information about different ways of serving at Mass, contact Deacon Don at denverdeacondon@comcast.net

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


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


The Marthas

The Marthas are a funeral hospitality group that helps with funeral luncheons. No matter how much time you have to donate, the Marthas would be grateful for your help. Men are also welcome to volunteer. Marthas help to setup, serve, and clean-up at funeral receptions.
Contact Jil Washburn at jilwash@msn.com or 303-895-9770


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

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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 or need help getting connected don’t hesitate to give us a call at 303.781.6093

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