Baptism Preparation Class

Parents wishing to have their child or infant baptized are encouraged to attend this class. Please call the Parish Office to register for this class or with any questions about sacramental preparation. Baptism Sunday will be September, 27th after the 11:00a.m. Mass. You may have children baptized on any last Sunday of the month after … Read more…

Women’s Cursillo at Holy Family

October 22-25 –  Holy Family Church – For details call Marilyn Ignasiak 616-813-5112. Don’t miss this opportunity to grow spiritually in your Catholic faith! Women of the Parish …If you want an opportunity to live on holy ground for 3 days, experience true Christian Community, and learn more about Jesus and our relationship with Him, The Cursillo … Read more…

Prayer-ie Restoration Area

There are hidden treasures here in Sparta. I recently found one right in Holy Family Church’s backyard (almost). It is the Prairie Restoration Area located by Sparta High School. I now like to think of it as a  Prayer-ie Restoration Area. I hadn’t seen it that way at first though. Not long ago I joined a Virtual … Read more…

Special visitor from the National Pastoral Convention this week

Monsignor Stewart and I attended the National Pastoral Musicians Convention held in Grand Rapids from July 6-10.  There were nearly 2000 Catholic clergy and parish musicians from 45 states taking part in worship services, music performances, and a myraid of practical workshop experiences. It happened that I had many years ago met the tall gentleman in … Read more…

K of C Golf Scramble – A Success!

The Holy Family 3rd Annual Golf Scramble was a success! Thank you to all the generous sponsors, donors, players and workers that  made the day great. We couldn’t have done it without you! View photos here