Witness for Christ

A reflection on our school year annual theme.   Fr. Tom McDermott, pastor of St. Columbkille and St. Joseph the Worker parishes in Dubuque, shares his perspective on Holy Family’s 2018-2019 school year theme, Witness for Christ, and his suggestions for the ways in which we each might witness for Christ in our daily lives…

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Faith in Action

A pillar of personalized learning at Holy Family Catholic Schools   In the past week, personalized learning students at Wahlert Catholic High School have been intentionally focused on building awareness around their own sense of purpose, as they listen for God’s calling in life.  “Sense of Purpose” is a core pillar of personalized learning at…

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Giving Thanks

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Wahlert Catholic freshman Ava Hoelscher shares her gratitude for the Holy Family community whose support has made her high school experience what it is today.  Ava delivered this speech during a donor reception on November 11, 2018, expressing her appreciation for a beautifully renovated school and the opportunity to engage…

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Meet Fr. Andy – Our New Chaplain

Fr. Andy Upah is the new chaplain at Wahlert Catholic High School and Mazzuchelli Catholic Middle School.  He is also the associate pastor at Church of the Resurrection.  Fr. Andy shared the following introduction with Wahlert Catholic High School parents on September 17, 2018: — My name is Fr. Andy Upah and I am the…

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Partnerships that Pave the Way

Imagine entering college knowing just the career path you’d like to follow. With the support of local and national partners and numerous academic enrichment opportunities, Holy Family Catholic Schools is on a mission to prepare our students for a future we cannot imagine, to “future-proof” the next generation of workforce leaders. Starting to consider your…

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