Among several Spanish-speaking countries and among many Hispanics in the United States there is the custom of celebrating the passage from childhood to adolescence with a ritual that expresses thanksgiving to God for the gift of life and that asks for a blessing from God for the years ahead. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Order for the Blessing on the Fifteenth Birthday 1  The Thanksgiving Mass for Quince años (when a girls turns 15 years old) are celebrated at …

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Safeguard the Children Policies and Procedures, September 2018

Holy Family Church South Pasadena, California Safeguard for the Protection of Children, Young People, and Vulnerable Adults Policies and Procedures (Rev. September 28, 2018) INTRODUCTION The Imago Dei, the image of God, is the teaching of our God that all people, everyone, are made in God’s own image.  The human family is precious.  God has bestowed this honor on us, therefore, we have an obligation to honor and respect all humans.  Because of this teaching, our church and our faith …

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Safeguard the Children

“Providing a safe environment for children, youth, and vulnerable adults.” About Safeguard the ChildrenSafeguard the Children is a comprehensive program designed to promote a safe environment for children, youth and vulnerable adults and prevent child sexual abuse. Our goal is to empower children, teens and vulnerable adults.  The program was initiated in all dioceses in the United States at the direction of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). There is a Safeguard the Children (STC) Committee in each …

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Catechist Formation, Faith Formation Center

Mission Statement Holy Family Education Formation team seeks to have all catechists who serve the people of Holy Family to be well formed in the Catholic Faith, pastorally sensitive with all learners, and Christ-like in all ways. About One Mission One Faith, Ministry Formation Centers One Mission One Faith is a basic ministry formation process for anyone who serves in the life of the Church. The goal of One Mission One Faith is growth as a missionary disciple of Jesus …

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Bereavement Ministries

In Remembrance Of…(IRO) Serves the needs of those who have experienced the death of a loved one.  By the grace of God and the gifts of the Holy Spirit, we offer prayerful solace, comfort, and help to members of our Catholic Community who are mourning.  The focus of this ministry is to help mourners understand the stages of grief and though grief sessions encourage the bereaved to talk about what they are experiencing and work through their pain in a …

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Video Ministry and Holy Family Productions

Holy Family Productions and Video Ministry are ministries that service the parish and the larger community that produces high-quality videos of Eucharistic celebrations as well as Holy Family events, special liturgies, and other activities for viewing on local cable channels, our Website, for distribution to convalescent homes, and for purchase.

Youth Ministry

All High School Teens invited!
ALL Thursdays DROP-IN NIGHTS at the Eden Center 7:00pm–9:00pm If you are in High School (9th-12th grade), this is YOUR night away to spend time @ YOUR Eden Center. Pool Tables, Air Hockey, Foosball, Ping Pong, Games, Good people, Basketball, Homework space, Snacks, Good News!!!

Funeral Planning

Mission Statement Holy Family strives to meet each family’s needs as they plan a funeral Mass for a loved one. The Funeral Planning Ministry guides the family through each step in the process of making the funeral arrangements. About the Ministry Under the leadership of the Director of Worship, those involved in the Funeral Planning Ministry meet with family members to assist them in planning a funeral for a loved one. The funeral liturgy which includes the celebration of the …

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Divorced and Separated Support Group

The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who are crushed in spirit. (Ps 34.18) Divorce or separation is troubling and painful to most people. Holy Family Church has a support group to address this need. We meet every other week via zoom , all are welcome! The meetings are from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., every other Thursday.  Please email for the zoom link. Margaret Hostrup (email: margarethostrup@gmail.com) and Charles Cerutti (email:  cpcjr2@gmail.com) …

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