Welcome Center Minister Schedule

Please refer to your Ministry Schedule for your assigned Mass. If a change needs to be made, please find a replacement and contact Joe Bermudez. Contact Joe Bermudez (626) 215-0134

Choir, 11:15 a.m.

The 11:15 choir is made up of women and men of all ages. Some of the choir members are professional singers, some are current or past members of the Los Angeles Master Chorale and others sing exclusively for the 11:15 Choir. All share a love of working together to create beautiful music to the glory of God.

Sister Parishes – Dolores Mission and Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Dolores Mission/Holy Family Connection For several years, Holy Family parishioners have enjoyed a special and unique relationship with Dolores Mission — a Jesuit parish in the Boyle Heights section of East Los Angeles. The proximity to South Pasadena enables the Holy Family community to be in a relationship of solidarity — a friendship among people who share a common faith and a desire for deeper understanding and cultural enrichment. Our Time and Talent at Dolores Mission Holy Family’s involvement with the people of Dolores …

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Blessed Mother Prayer Group

Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. In all circumstances give thanks for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus. — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 History of the Blessed Mother Prayer Group In 1987, a group of Holy Family parishioners visited Medugorje, Yugoslavia (at that time) led by Alva Lee Arnold (RIP). There, they became more appreciative of Mary’s role in their redemption, more appreciative of the precious gift of faith, and more appreciative of the prayers of the …

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Altar Server Schedule

Please refer to your Altar Server Ministry Schedule for your assigned Mass. If a change needs to be made, please find a replacement and contact Erin Lima in the Pastoral Center.  In compliance with Safeguarding the Children, we do not post the schedule on line to protect our young people. Contact Erin Lima Worship Office Assistant (626) 403-6143 elima@holyfamily.org Erin is available during the week. On weekends, please contact the front desk, (626) 799-8908.

5:30 Choir

Choir, Youth 5:30 p.m.

Mission Statement The Holy Family 5:30 Youth Choir strives for spirituality through music ministry. In a professional manner, the 5:30 Youth Choir leads the assembly in prayer through song by means of a cantor or ensemble, utilizing a variety of musical instruments and musical styles and serves the parish community in the spirit of love and sharing. “All Are Welcome” is the motto of the parish. Highlights of the 5:30 Youth Choir Ministry In addition to Sunday Mass, the 5:30 …

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9:30am Choir

Choir, 9:30 a.m.

Mission Statement The Holy Family 9:30 Choir leads the assembly in participation in the liturgy at 9:30 morning Eucharistic Celebration each Sunday of the year. The repertoire includes chant, Renaissance, gospel, seasonal, traditional and contemporary music. About the Choir In addition to Sunday Mass, the 9:30 Choir joins the other Holy Family choirs in offering an annual Advent concert, usually on the first Sunday of December.  The 9:30 Choir also leads the assembly in musical prayer for some of the …

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First Eucharist

First Eucharist (formerly known as First Communion)

Eucharist Eucharist comes from the Greek eucharistia, meaning thanksgiving. Ever since Pentecost, when the Church, the People of God, began building a church, they were sustained with the spiritual food in times of trialsl and in time of celebration. Eucharist is that food, the real presence of the risen Lord. The Second Vatican Council, in its Constitution on the Church, rightly proclaimed that the eucharistic sacrifice is “the source and summit of the Christian life.” The Eucharist is, for Catholics, …

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The Rite of Confirmation

The Gathering Rite includes a welcoming hospitality for the guests and candidates. The procession of the candidates precedes the procession of the celebrant, pastor, assisting priests, lector(s) and servers. The entire assembly is invited to join in singing the gathering song. The bishop or his delegate welcomes all, and begins the Eucharistic celebration. Because confirmation is celebrated during the Easter season, a sprinkling rite is common during the Gloria.   Click here for Teen Confirmation preparation Click here for Adult …

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The Rite of Confirmation The debate within the church about this sacrament is reflected in the variety of ages suggested for its celebration. In some places, the church confirms infants when they are baptized. In other cultures, confirmation may come at the same time as first communion. The practice in much of this country is to confirm during the high school years, letting confirmation come as the mark of a more mature decision for membership in the church where the …

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