November 2023 archive of Parish News

November 2023 archive of Parish News

Parishioner Vonda Morgan Passes Away

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/20/23

Vonda C. Stiller Morgan, 86, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, IN. The youngest of 11 children, she was born at home on January 25, 1937, to the late William and Elnora Stiller during the crest of the Ohio River Flood of 1937.

Vonda attended St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic School and was a member of the first graduating class of Providence High School in 1955. She worked at First Federal Savings & Loan, Niemeyer Men’s Clothing Store, and Nance’s Florist before retiring from Endris Jewelers in 2003. She enjoyed many hours working in her flower garden and babysitting each of her eight grandchildren. She was an active volunteer for the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and In Heaven’s ... Read More »

Holiday Raffle

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/09/23

Someone is going to win $10, it going to be YOU?   Holiday Raffle tickets are now available to purchase from HFS students and in the school & parish offices. Only 600 tickets are being sold, so grab yours before we run out. Thank you for your support of ... Read More »

Balsam Wreath Sale

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/09/23

Help support our Holy Family family and PTO by purchasing a Handmade Balsam Wreath for the Holidays!

Wreaths will be available for order until Friday, Nov. 17. $35 per wreath Payment Methods: Cash/Check/CC

Place orders at

Gifts of Gracelyn

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/09/23

Holy Family School alumna Gracelyn Raelson is planning her annual birthday coat drive, Gifts of Gracelyn. This is her 5th year and she is going big! Last year she collected over 120 coats for In Heaven’s Eyes and she hopes to beat that this year. She will be ... Read More »

Advent Root Groups

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/09/23

Did you know several root groups are active here at Holy Family?  These small groups meet approximately once per month and share in food, faith, prayer, and support.  We would like to help you get started in a Root Group this Advent as we prepare to welcome Christ at ... Read More »

Communion Calls at Green Valley

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/09/23

Would you like to visit Christ in the sick and suffering and take the Eucharist to them?  We are looking for someone to take Communion to Green Valley Care Center on the 4th week of the month starting the week of November 27.  This is approximately a 90-minute commitment ... Read More »

Christmas Altar Flower Donations

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/09/23

Envelopes for Christmas Altar flower donations are now available in the church by all entrances. Please pick up an envelope and return it in the collection basket or to the Parish Office, by December 8. Please contact Linda in the Parish office at (812) 944-8283 ext. 2) with any questions.

Online SVDP Angel Tree Sign-Ups and Volunteer Sign-Ups are NOW Open!

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/09/23

Please go online now to sign up for an angel tree tag HERE. 

The majority of these angel tree tags will be available online. The weekend of Nov 18 & 19, the handwritten tags will be available at the entrances of church after all the Masses. Deadline to ... Read More »

40 Hours of Devotion

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/03/23

Parishioner Rose Mary Leist Passes Away

Posted by Maria Franxman on 11/02/23

Rose Mary Leist was a woman literally and figuratively ahead of her time – both arriving at least 15 minutes early to every event and forging a successful professional career in the 1950s. Rose Mary was born on October 17, 1932, in New Albany, Indiana. After her father ... Read More »


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