Small Groups & Formation
Nazareth Group (Married Couples)
A community of couples pursuing holiness in their daily lives.
Emmaus Groups (Men’s Small Groups)
Meet as friends in Christ for spiritual reflection and discussion. Meeting day/time varies by group. Contact firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Marian Group Registration
Marian Group Minor Activity Release Form
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 email@example.com
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 Fr. Juan Fernando Sardi at firstname.lastname@example.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
SMALL GROUP RESOURCES
We’ve established a list of guides to help with facilitating Bible Studies, Prayer Groups, and Book Clubs. If you have any questions, please contact Angie at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org for meal prep & training details
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 email@example.com or 303-895-9770
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 firstname.lastname@example.org