Family First

Family First is a ministry of St. Brigid of Kildare Parish that seeks to empower parents in their roles as leaders in the home/domestic church. Family First offers insight into all stages of child development and Catholic parenting as well as marriage enrichment. We support the faithful living out of the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony as well and seek to encourage families to recognize family life as a true ministry.

Family First currently offers: “Mom to Mom,” a weekly Catholic parenting discussion group, “Make it a Date,” an opportunity to socialize with other married couples after the Saturday evening Mass, to focus on a marriage topic then leave on a date with your spouse to discuss the evening’s topic, “Advent By Candlelight,” an evening for women of the parish to prepare their hearts and minds for Advent, family volunteer opportunities, family enrichment workshops, and links on the parish website of recommended parenting resources.

Upcoming Events:

Family Meal Planning

Just in time for the holidays, Julie Tobias, dietitian, will join Mom to Mom and present on “Family meal planning for optimal health- despite busy schedules and picky eaters!” Tuesday November 26th, 10:00am, immediately after all school mass in Hendricks Hall. RSVP is not required but appreciated:

“The family has a special vocation to be a place where people are loved not for what they do or what they have – but simply because they are.”

“To Live in Christ Jesus,” Pastoral Letter of US Bishops

Interested in receiving more information about Family First, or signing up for volunteer opportunities?
Click here to fill out the Family First interest survey, and a member of Family First will be in contact with you!

Fall 2019 Information

Click the links below to view more.

Fall Schedule 2019

19-20 Family First Contact List

Printable Fall Flyer

Childcare Sign Up Genius


Shelter the Homeless flyer (click the image to view the full flyer with clickable links)

Family First also relies on the support from the Diocese of Columbus and its Marriage and Family Life Office.