For Internationals (in English)

Welcome to Sankt Familia, welcome to Kassel!

Sankt Familia is happy to welcome newcomers from all over the world. We are pleased and proud to be a congregation with persons of many nationalities and backgrounds. Our congregation has members coming from dozens of different countries, and we speak many different languages.

Welcome to the Sankt Familia website!

Information on the following topics is presented below to help international newcomers get oriented:
Regular Mass Times & Confession
Contact Information
Families and Young People
Spiritual Help and Counselling

Regular Mass times at Sankt Familia

Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Saturdays at 5:00 p.m.
Please > contact Pastor Harald Fischer to arrange a confessional individually with him.

Contact Information

Sankt Familia Catholic Parish in Kassel
Address: Kölnische Str. 55
, 34117 Kassel
Telephone: +49 (0)561 15470
Regular office hours: Monday - Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, friday 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Parish Staff
Harald Fischer, Pastor
Birgit Weber, Parish Manager
 Telephone:  0561-15470
Ursula Schneider, Parish Secretary
 Telephone:  0561-15470

For Families and Young People

Parents and children from families of all different sorts (single parents, patchwork families, gay couples) are active at Sankt Familia. Parents and children from other countries are very welcome and are encouraged to get involved!
There are lots of different activities:
• Children’s program at most Sunday services
• A regular summer week away for kids 9 - 13 years old
• Sports events
• Preparation groups and religious education for First Communion and Confirmation

Find out more at the Parish Office! (Telephone: 0561-15470, Emaill:

Spiritual Help and Counselling

If you would like to speak personally with our Pastor Harald Fischer about any personal or spiritual concern, please feel free to make an appointment.
You can usually reach someone at the telephone number 0561-15470. If no one is there, please leave a message and we will be pleased to get back to you.
It is also possible to meet Pastor Fischer and speak to him personally after most mass services.
One of the key missions of the Catholic Church of Kassel is to help people in need. Contact persons for a wide range of needs and situations can be found at this overview (in German).