Circle of celebration 2018

Come join the celebration!

Circle of Celebration is Holy Family's largest annual fundraiser. The evening features a plated dinner with live auction, silent auction, fund-a-cause and more. NEW for 2018, we will have several Chance Boards so you can win a big item for a fraction of the cost.

Everyone is invited to attend!

Saturday, April 7 at the Grand River Center

5:00 p.m.

Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction

6:15 p.m.

Welcome & Prayer

Heads or Tails game

6:30 p.m.

Dinner Served

Live Auction



9:00 p.m.

Silent Auction Closes

Checkout begins



Preview Auction and Bid Online

Register your phone with a credit card in advance at Get a head-start with a bid on the Silent Auction, purchase spots in one of the Sign-Up Parties, buy a chance on one of the four Chance Boards, and preview the Live Auction.


Quick Cash Raffle

Our raffle has new features and new prize amounts! Click here to see the details and buy your tickets!



Everyone is invited to join us at Circle of Celebration. Registration has closed. If you would still like to come, please call Christine McAllister at 582-5456.


2017 Circle of Celebration


Frequently Asked Questions

What is Circle of Celebration?

Circle of Celebration is Holy Family Catholic School’s annual fundraising event. This gala is held in April every year to raise money for operating costs, faith-enrichment activities and tuition assistance.

How many people attend?

Each year, approximately 550-600 current parents, alumni and community supporters attend the evening event.

What should I wear?

Circle is black tie optional. Most people wear cocktail party attire.

Who is invited to Circle?

Everyone! The following people will receive a mailed invite: current parents and staff/faculty, those who have attended Circle in the past three years, and annual fund business sponsors. If you would like to ensure you receive an invitation, please contact Christine McAllister at the Advancement Office at 563-582-5456 ext. 255.

What if I am unable to attend but I still want to help in some way?

We appreciate help with Circle in many forms - donations of auction items, time help setting up or tearing down. Whatever it may be. For a full list of ways to volunteer or be involved, please visit the Circle Volunteer page.

Contact Us

Christine McAllister
Director of
Alumni and Special Events
(563) 582-5456, Ext. 255

Holy Family Catholic Schools

2005 Kane St., Dubuque IA 52001
(563) 582-5456