Mothers’ Day trip Get on the Bus 2014 – CCWF Chowchilla

The day started before well before the sun rose.  Many sleepy children arriving with their caregivers, Grandmothers & Aunts, each face reflected the early morning or perhaps it was the excitement that had made it difficult to fall asleep at bedtime. Eden is cheerfully decorated  with signs of welcome, encouragement and light, quick check in and a light breakfast placed in bags decorated by the Spirituality Education children at Holy Family School, talking with others riders and the sending team volunteers, the …

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Diaconate Journey Continues…evening prayer

May 17, 2014 This week was our last class at Alemany High School for this year. Our three remaining classes will be in Dominquez Hills, Tujunga, and La Puente. We had a presentation on the encyclical Centessimus Annus written by Saint John Paul II as well as discussed St. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.  The most important time in class came when we prayed evening prayer. If you have read our blog this year, you remember that we lost one of …

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Deacon Corner

May 3, 2014 we continue our diaconate journey… This week the majority of the class time was covered with a guest speaker,  Tim Staples  from Catholic Answers. Tim is a Catholic Apologist. This is a field of theology, which has the aim to present a rational basis for the Roman Catholic faith and defending it against objections. Tim had not always been a Catholic.  In fact, he was a member of the Assemblies of God Church, as well as a Youth …

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Diaconate Journey Continues….Catholic Apologist

May 3, 2014 we continue our diaconate journey… This week the majority of the class time was covered with a guest speaker,  Tim Staples  from Catholic Answers. Tim is a Catholic Apologist. This is a field of theology, which has the aim to present a rational basis for the Roman Catholic faith and defending it against objections. Tim had not always been a Catholic.  In fact, he was a member of the Assemblies of God Church, as well as a Youth …

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The Sewing Circle

Mothers’ Day Quite honestly, we don’t know if the Haitian people celebrate a Mothers’ Day, and, if so, whether it coincides with our beautiful tradition. Still, we want to honor all Haitian mothers and today is a wonderful time to do just that. Haitian mothers assume most of the task of raising the children of Haiti. In Haiti, especially in the slums, the family has disintegrated and the mother is most often left alone to care for the children. With …

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Leadership At Holy Family Church

Dear Parishioner: Is God calling you to leadership within your church? Holy Family Church is alive and evolving and we need dynamic leaders to help us meet our mission. Our Parish leadership, the Pastoral Council and Commission members, met throughout the year and collaboratively agreed on a new format and structure that supports our future church growth and needs. Highlights: Representatives from Commissions and School to be on Pastoral Council. Pastoral Council facilitates Annual Plan, Visioning & Long Range Planning. …

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Living Your Gifts Begins May 12

Discover the Life you were born to live! Participate in a Living Your Gifts workshop (4 weeks long. Register now- sessions fill up quickly). Mondays 7:00 to 8:30 pm, May 12, 19 & June 2, 9, Holy Family Pastoral Center Connect with Your God-Given Gifts and Purpose. Connect with Your True Self. Connect and Find Community. “Living Your Gifts” includes any or all of the following…an opportunity to discover your top 5 gifts – online assessment…a chance to explore your …

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Imagine LA

The Holy Family / Imagine LA Journey On Sunday June 1st at the 9:30 a.m. Mass you are invited to join the Holy Family community in blessing the Rodriguez family for their graduation from the Imagine LA program. Imagine LA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing the community to end family homelessness and chronic poverty in Los Angeles. Imagine LA has developed an innovative volunteer mentorship program that matches homeless families with volunteer teams from faith communities, companies, and other …

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May 15 Pray for Children!

 We are a world united in concern for children and youth through blessing, thought, and prayer. In the UN charter: all children have a right to an education that changes their lives and stops the cycle of poverty. More than a million children in 14 countries do not attend school. One half of the world’s children will never be in a classroom. Every country of the world shares some of these problems. The causes include war, poverty, social unrest, prejudice, …

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