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 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.
Nazareth Group (Married Couples) – A community of couples pursuing holiness in their daily lives. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Young Adult Marian Groups- Groups of young men and groups of young women to grow in community and faith life. For more info, contact Anna Lee at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
1:00PM Club – Contact Connie White at email@example.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.
Denver Catholic Biblical School (A 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.
Religious Education Classes – We are planning to start in-person classes in October, with possible remote classes if needed. For a list of available classes and registration click here.
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
Add the Youth Events to your Calendar
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 email@example.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 please contact Deacon Don at firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-284-2203! Participants are gradually introduced to aspects of Catholic beliefs and practices. It is a journey that involves intellectual learning and spiritual growth.
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 Anna Lee at email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marthas – Help provide food, service and clean-up for funeral receptions. Contact Orpha McVicker at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.