Our Mission Statement
The Holy Name Society (HNS) offers service and assistance to the parish by providing volunteers, holding fundraising activities and offering an opportunity for the men of the parish to socialize, fraternize and become more involved in the parish.
The Holy Name Society is currently comprised of about 50 members with 35 or more members active at meetings or events at any given time. Our members are supported by a Board that helps guide and direct the Holy Name Society throughout the year.
Newly Elected Board Members 2019-2020 Term
Marshal: David Davis
Handy Man Director: Jim Aust
Spiritual Moderator: Dave Konopinski
President: Don Feuerstein (440) 572-1044
Vice President: Lou Baga
Treasurer.: Marty Morisky
Secretary: Steve Sykora
The Holy Name Society participates in a variety of activities throughout the year. These events include fundraisers, parish activities or off-site events such as:
- Monthly Communion Mass
- Activities with our Youth Group
- Support Staff/Construction Crew for parish events
- Fall Car Show
- Pancake Breakfasts
- Scholarships for Catholic elementary and high schools
- Handyman Crew
The Holy Name Society also supports the parish and parishioners by having an annual Holy Name Society Scholarship and by organizing a Handy Man Crew.
Handy Man Crew
A small group of Holy Name men provide assistance to needy, handicapped, disabled or senior, active St. Colette parishioners. This group specializes in small jobs (less than 4 hours) that cover a wide range of "around the house" tasks.
Download our form and let us see if we can help!
Holy Name Society Scholarship
Two Scholarships are awarded semi-annually in the amount of $500 to help defray the cost of tuition at a Catholic grade school or Catholic high school.
Download the scholarship form here!
Who can join?
The Holy Name Society is open to all adult men of St. Colette Parish or St. Ambrose Parish.
Do you have any dues?
Current dues are a bargain of $5.00 per year.
When are the meetings?
Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7pm. They are generally held in the church hall, but occasionally in the Atrium or picnic area (during the warmer weather).
How do I join?
New members may join at any meeting by completing our Form and dropping it off at the office or to a current member.