Emergency Preparedness

Holy Family is indeed a family.  We care for each other and reach out to the members of our family and all others we can help.  Part of our approach has been developing an emergency preparedness guide for natural disasters such as earthquakes, fires and other disasters. 

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I Was Created To Radiate Divine Light and Beauty!

We had a lecture yesterday on the remarkable Hildegarde of Bingen. Dr. Nancy Fierro presented Hildegarde of Bingen as dazzling, creative, gutsy, and compassionate. And she was! Hildegarde was an amazing ray of light in medieval times. She composed songs and music, wrote books and poetry, she painted, lectured, advised and helped people throughout her whole life. She would have been an amazing blogger! She was extremely knowledgeable on herbal remedies and medicines of the time and wrote books on …

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Do not forget the hands of the aged….

“Do not forget the hands of the aged; they have touched much of life and have become sensitive and sympathetic.” — Anonymous Holy Family Pastoral Care ministers to the elderly and sick members of the community with dignity and respect, offering compassionate care and encouraging a sense of belonging and connection to the Body of Christ through Eucharist and the people of God. Would you like to help support Holy Family’s Pastoral Care Ministry?  If you interested in volunteering – …

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What do you think of the Holy Family Mission?

Fr. Michael Fish, a monk from the New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, has provided Holy Family with two amazing days of prayer and wisdom.  If you have not had a chance to come to the Mission yet, I cannot encourage you enough to try to make it tonight at 7:00 pm (lite dinner at 6:15)  and/or Wednesday.  I believe you will be very glad you did.  The final Mission day is Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 9 am  (after mass and …

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Volunteering – A Great Way To Learn Real Executive Leadership

from Forbes.com 12-21-11, by Contributor – Karl Moore

One of the most powerful ways for younger managers to understand and experience the type of leadership needed for the C-Suite is to do volunteer work early in their careers. This is because the type of leadership at the top is akin to being a leader of volunteers, it is not about carrots and sticks but about persuasion and getting people to grasp and follow your vision.

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Archived Online Prayer Books

Online Prayer Book for Advent and Christmas 2015 Lent and Easter 2015 On Line Prayer Book Advent and Christmas, 2014 On Line Prayer Book Lent 2013 On Line Prayer Book Advent 2013 On Line Prayer Book Easter 2012 On Line Prayer Book Lent 2012 On Line Prayer Book Advent 2012 On Line Prayer Book November 2012 On Line Prayer Book October 2012 On Line Prayer Book September 2012 On Line Prayer Book August 2012 On Line Prayer Book July 2012 On Line Prayer Book June 2012, On Line Prayer Book Easter 2012 On Line Prayer Book February 2012, On Line Prayer Book …

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Resignation of Bishop Zavala

It was with great sadness that we learned this morning of the resignation of Bishop Gabino Zavala, the Auxiliary Bishop of the San Gabriel Region. Two letters have been sent by Archbishop Gomez to the Archdiocese, one concerning the resignation of Bishop Zavala and one announcing the appointment of Msgr. James Loughnane as the Episcopal Vicar (a priest who is designated to act in place of a Bishop) for the San Gabriel Region effective immediately. Please keep Bishop Zavala and …

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Angels in the new year

We are all called to be the spark of God to our fellow human beings.  It is easy to say “how could God let this happen?”  But so often, it is really our own inaction that allows the evil to happen or the good to “not happen” .  There is great power within each of us because of our spiritual/physical nature to do good, to be “an angel” to our neighbor as Phyllis Zagano writes about so beautifully in this …

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