Pastoral Care: Ministry to the Elderly, Sick and Homebound

Mission Statement 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. About Pastoral Care Pastoral Care brings Church to people. It brings a sense of connection and belonging to the elderly and sick, allowing them to make a meaningful contribution to society. Over 70 volunteer Eucharistic Ministers  are …

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Collection Counters

Holy Family Collection Counters Within Holy Family Church is a group of volunteers who are dedicated, know how to count, are trustworthy, efficient and discreet.    They are a hidden treasure, since they are seldom seen or mentioned anywhere.  They work behind closed doors and leave silently when their work is done.  These are our collection counters. They come in every week, go to their assigned seats, and promptly start counting, batching and verifying their assigned Masses.  They do this in …

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Holy Family Master Plan : Faith in Our Future, a Vision for the 21st Century

  Holy Family Catholic Church Master Plan “Faith in Our Future” February 2020 Update On January 29, 2020, the Cuningham Group presented to a packed Connolly Hall their Final Report and Recommendations for the Pre-Design Phase of the Master Plan. At this time, we will be focusing on “Phase One of the Master Plan: Immediate Needs.” There will be four projects within Phase One: 1) Renovations to the Education Center – Classrooms & TK Program 2) Renovations to Education Center …

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Giving Bank

Mission Statement

Monday morning food distribution
Monday morning food distribution

Holy Family Church’s Giving Bank takes seriously our baptismal call to be responsible, respectful stewards of one another. Recognizing that God works in and through the world, and in each one of us, the Giving Bank provides direct relief to those in the local Los Angeles area who face food insecurity and hunger. Our action is implemented in a welcoming spirit of Christian love for one another, recognizing that all involved are assembled as God’s community.

About the Giving Bank
The Giving Bank assists in fulfilling the mission of Holy Family Church by “reaching out to those in need.” It recognizes that our brothers and sisters requiring assistance are not just the people with whom we celebrate the Sunday liturgy. They are the people outside of our local parish boundaries – the people who are struggling economically or those who may, indeed, be devoid of all resources and homeless.

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Special Needs Ministry

“Do you have a child or family member with special needs and find it difficult to attend Mass or receive instruction prior to receiving a sacrament?” Holy Family’s Special Needs Committee is for those in our Parish who have special needs (and their families) who may need additional support and/or inspiration to participate at Mass and in other Holy Family Parish activities. The motto of Holy Family is “All Are Welcome” and we want to make sure we live up …

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Embracing The Beginning Of Life

Embracing the Beginning of Life – A ministry which seeks to build an awareness within our parish that ‘Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from moment of conception. From the first moment of existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person – among which is the inviolable right of every innocent being to life’ Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2270. Join us in praying the Pro-life rosary every 3rd Tuesday of the …

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Eucharistic Ministers for Pastoral Care

There are two types of Eucharistic Ministers at Holy Family Church.  One type of Eucharistic Minister assists at daily and Sunday Masses distributing Eucharist to the congregation.  The other type of Eucharistic Minister is a Eucharistic Minister for Pastoral Care who visits the sick, elderly and the homebound once a week. The visit includes a short prayer service where Eucharist is celebrated. Eucharistic Minister for Pastoral Care  Purpose of Position Bring Eucharist to the homebound, or those in the hospital, …

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Get on the Bus

Holy Family’s Get On The Bus Project, collaborates with the Center for Restorative Justice Works to enable children to visit their parents incarcerated in state prisons, usually on a day close to either Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. Get On The Bus, founded by Sister Suzanne Jabro, CSJ, is an organization that brings children and their guardians/caregivers from throughout the state of California to visit their mothers and fathers in prison. An annual event, Holy Family sponsors one bus offering …

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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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St. Vincent de Paul

Saint Vincent de Paul

Mission StatementThe St. Vincent de Paul Society leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to the needy and suffering in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam, and patron, St. Vincent de Paul. About the Saint Vincent de Paul SocietyThe SVDP Society is the oldest ministry in the parish, having been originally formed in 1921. It is currently comprised of 13 volunteers and one staff member. The group meets monthly and operates throughout …

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