Browsing the September 2020 archive of What's Happening in HFB

Layette Project Success!!

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 9/22/20

This past week, 5 ladies from Immaculate Conception, Lansing, packaged over 80 layettes to be distributed to new mothers in need in the Allamakee County area.  A layette is "a set of clothing, linens, and sometimes toiletries for a newborn child," and is a wonderful gift to a mother ... Read More »

Catholics and the Political Process

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 9/22/20

Archbishop Jackels and the other bishops of Iowa, through the Iowa Catholic Conference, recently released a guide to help Catholics form their consciences as they prepare to participate in the upcoming elections.  This guide, "Faithful Citizenship for Faithful Catholics"  and other helpful resources are available on the for the ... Read More »

Job Posting: Parish Secretary/Bookkeeper

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 9/21/20

Parish Secretary/Bookkeeper – The parishes of Holy Family of the Bluffs in New Albin, Lansing, Wexford, and Harpers Ferry are actively seeking to fill a part-time Secretary/Bookkeeper position based in Lansing.  Responsibilities include general office secretarial duties, producing the weekly bulletin and other parish communications, maintaining sacramental records, bookkeeping ... Read More »

Upper Iowa Canoe/Kayak Trip

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 9/17/20

On September 13, high school youth from the parishes of the Holy Family of the Bluffs, as well as St. Patrick, Waukon, and St. Mary, Hanover, had a great time canoeing and kayaking on the beautiful Upper Iowa River.  Youth Minister Mandy O'Neill planned the event, and with her ... Read More »