Fathers Accountable to Healthy Enduring Relationships and Spirituality (FATHERS TEAM)
Do you have a desire to become a better husband and father and at the same time improve your relationship with God our Almighty Father? Would you like to meet other men like you and with them explore real life questions about being a Catholic Father today? If yes, the IHM FATHERS TEAM offers practical advice, fellowship, and encouragement to men, to build their capacity to be devoted spiritual leaders for their families and to grow closer in their relationship to God. The mission of the FATHERS TEAM is Men Supporting Men; Growing in Faith and Fatherhood. The FATHERS TEAM meets for 1 hour every Friday at 6:03 AM in the St. Matthew Room of the Parish Welcome Center to help build men renewed with faith, hope and love through confidential sharing of practical experience and mutual accountability, guidance of our Christian faith, and fun. Come join us!
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is a casual group of men, all ages and walks of life who meet once a month for a speaker, discussion, fellowship, and great snacks.
This is a great group who share their faith and have fun and are always open to new members. All are welcome on the first Monday of the month, at 7:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall East for great speakers, great food and adult beverages.
For additional information please contact John Hunt.Knight of Columbus
The Knights are Catholic Men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church.
Being a Knight is more than camaraderie; it is being involved with your community; it is supporting your local Catholic Church, while growing in your own faith; it is about protecting and enhancing your family life.
Our local council, Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Council #12359, has been part of the IHM family since the Council's founding in January, 1999. Now numbering over 100 members, the Bernardin Council is proud to be a vibrant part of the IHM parish community, sponsoring regular activities like our monthly Parish Breakfast (3rd Sunday of every month), annual Soccer Challenge and Free Throw Challenge for grade-school-aged young people, semi-annual Blood Drives, and our annual "Measure Up" collection for developmental challenged citizens. Local Knights are deeply involved in parish life, and can be found involved in many ministries throughout the parish.
Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Council #12359 meets the third Tuesday of each month in Heritage Hall. Meetings are open to member Knights only, and begin with recitation of the rosary at 7:15 p.m., with a business meeting following at 7:30 p.m.
If you are already a Knight, we invite you to join us for our monthly meeting. If you are not yet a Knight, and would like to join, we invite you to ask any Knight, contact us by e-mail at email@example.com or call Tom Marvel; phone number 574-274-1175.
Blessed Fr. McGivney’s Way Virtual 5K Charity Event – October 30, 2021
IHM-based Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Knights of Columbus Council #12359 invites all parishioners to participate in this virtual charity event. As a virtual event participants pick location, date, time, place and activity to their liking. This allows all to be safe and yet support the council’s mission of parish and community outreach including parish tuition assistance & scholarships, Eagle Award Scout projects, St. Vincent de Paul Family Gifts, Comboni Missions, Racetrack Ministries, InterParish Ministry, Seminarian and Clergy support, aid to developmentally challenged citizens and A Caring Place Pregnancy Help Center have benefited, to name a few.
This event is named in honor of Fr. Michael J. McGivney who in 1882 as a parish priest in New Haven, CT, founded the order to fortify Catholics in their faith, provide greater financial security is a world in which they faced heavy discrimination, and strengthen their self-worth. In 2020 Fr. McGivney was beautified. Today, the Knights, two million strong, continue to provide charity, unity, and fraternity to their local parishes and communities.
Registration is now open through November 7th, 2021. Participants register on line at www.ihmkofc12359.org or scan the QR code below. The entry fee is $30.00 per person + service fee. NOTE: While we will try to complete all request supplies are limited. Those registering by October 1stth will be assured of receiving the event T-shirt packet. Registrants’ event packets will be available for pickup Saturday October 30 between 9 am & 1 pm at IHM’s ball field pavilion.
While on campus consider completing the 5K by touring the IHM Prayer Trail: Rosary Path, Stations of The Cross Pathway, Jason’s Place – outdoor classroom, The Tender Heart of Mary, Weeping Rachel, Blessed Virgin & the Sacred Heart of Jesus areas for reflection & prayer. Fellow Knights will be on hand to answer any questions. Complimentary soft refreshments will be available. Email questions and selfies of the day to BFMW@ihomkofc12359.org