Advent

Online Prayer Book for Advent

Holy Family presents our “Online Prayer Book for Advent.” Enjoy reflections, art and music of the Advent season. Please share the link with a friend.

Diaconate Journey…Rite of Reader

Click here to read all of Jay and Candy’s Diaconate blogs November 15, 2014  We continue our third of five years in diaconate formation as a part of the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton class. This week the candidates in the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton class received the Rite of Reader or Lector and those in the St. Rose of Lima (the class year ahead of us) received the rite of Acolyte. These two rites were established by Pope Paul VI …

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A new Saint this weekend!

Dear friends, Today, November 23, is a great day for my religious community: Carmelites of Mary Immaculate. This morning, on the feast day of Christ the King, Pope Francis canonizes Fr. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the founder of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, as saint. He was a man who lived his faith, protected the faith of the Church and cultivated faith in the minds of thousands Kuriakose Elias Chavara was born on February 10, 1805 in Kerala (India). He entered the …

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Love Endures

Don’t miss this fabulous movie, Elsa and Fred, about love and aging and our journey in life.  Watch this trailer. Mary Ternan, Director of Pastoral Care For more information about Holy Family’s Ministry to the Elderly – visit our webpage.

2014 Advent Concert & Sing-along

  Come and listen to beautiful and uplifting music and add your voice to the sing-along portion of the evening!

Prayers for Children…Nobody’s Child

Nov. 15, 2014. Everywhere – even with the chaos and destruction in the world, we are grateful to those who help, care, and nurture children and youth. We are impressed by the Liberian survivors who care for the orphans of Ebola. We thank the woman of India who nurture the girls who are “nobody’s child”. We marvel at the generosity of those who adopt children and those who reach out to those living on the streets. Let us pray, bless, …

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Diaconate Journey…

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, we continued our third of five years in diaconate formation as a part of the Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton class. Fr. Steve Thoma presented on Vigil planning and what to keep in mind when preparing and conducting a Vigil. The key item that hit home was planning of time. A vigil is usually an hour, more or less in duration. It is helpful to plan to be there an hour before it starts and to …

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