April 15 Prayers for Children

April 15,2014 – In shared humanity and concern for children and youth, let us join in prayer, thought, and blessing. 1 in 8 children worldwide are hungry, starving, malnourished, stunted physically and cognitively. Due to war and other problems, people and children are starving and dying in the Central African Republic, the Congo, Uganda, Sudan and more. Children and youth rely on food banks in Greece, Spain, England, US, Central and South America and ……… The Red Cross and Syrian …

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Pope Francis and Water Conservation

The arrival of spring begs the question: Did we even have a winter? It was the warmest—and third driest—season on record for the state of California. Moderate to severe drought conditions currently exist for 99.8 percent of California, according to the U.S. National Drought Monitor, a reality not likely to change anytime soon. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently predicted that this historic drought will persist through spring and into summer, with the threat of an active wildfire season …

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“Be a Lector!”

“Holy Family Lector Ministry would like to invite you to join the Ministry in Proclaiming the Word.  If you think you might enjoy being a lector, please join us at the next coaching session.  If you’d like more information, please contact Margaret Prietto via e-mail: maprietto@gmail.com.

February 15 Prayers for Children – Refugees

February 15, 2014. On the 15th, let us as a global community direct our thoughts, prayers and blessings to refugees scattered around the globe. A United Nation’s report numbers refugees at 45.2 million people. 80% live in camps in poor countries. They live in camps ranging from 46,000 people to 138,000 or more. This overwhelming number includes many children and youth. These are a generation of damaged children – no family life – no education – no health care – …

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Kindred Spirits enjoy Gods & Gifts

Six members of the Kindred Spirits had a great time at the Bower’s Museum this Saturday, enjoying the “Gods & Gifts:  Vatican Ethnological Collection” exhibition (not to mention the spectacular jewelry in the Van Cleef  & Arpels exhibit).  Consider joining us (40+ singles) for our monthly mass and dinner on the first Saturday of the month.  Please contact ,Linda Long, at kindredspirits@holyfamily.org for more information.  

January 15 – Prayers for Children

January 15, 2014 – In our shared humanity and dignity, let us join in prayer, blessing and thought for the world’s children, their families, and caretakers. We are a global family united in the love and care of all family members especially our children and youth. The problems and concerns are many and universal. All people share the same needs and basic necessities. Let us make a difference. Let us be one worldwide community – caring and supporting one another. …

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Prayers for Children

December 15, 2013 – In world unity and shared humanity, let us bless, pray and think positively for the good of all children and youth. As many of us celebrate religious and national holidays, may we remember the children and youth in need. Many are forgotten – alone on the streets – no food – no warmth – nowhere to lay their head – no loving family. They have no hope of gifts and the joy of celebration. Also remember …

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Share your faith

Have you ever felt called to share your faith with children? Holy Family needs committed teachers (catechists) for our Religious Education program. You don’t have to be a professional teacher, or have in-depth knowledge of Catholic Doctrine.  All that is required is that you love children and have a deep desire to share and model your Catholic Faith with them. Helpers wanted for Toddlers, Preschoolers and Grade-schoolers on Sunday mornings (or Weds. afternoons for elementary school). Why We Need You!  …

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Jesse Alvarez and the Latino Catholic Association

If you’ve had the good fortune of eating at the Mexican Food booth at the Holy Family Fall Festival over the last several years, then you definitely know Jesse Alvarez! For many years, the lives of Jesse ‘s family and Holy Family have been inextricably intertwined.  Jesse and his lovely bride, Dolores, were married in 1985 at St. Vibiana’s Cathedral in Los Angeles.  They moved to South Pasadena the next year and became Holy Family Parishioners. In 1990/91 Jesse was …

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