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From the Pastor’s Desk

Father Kevin Regan offers his reflections on the wonder of God’s life and love for us here at Holy Family.  Come back often and feel free to share with others!

Month of June – Holy Family Church Update

Posted: 6/7/16 | by | Category: Uncategorized

Congratulations to our 8th grade graduates and  other receiving promotions this week, 5th graders,  Kindergarteners and Preschoolers. Prayer for them as they embark on the next stages of learning.Tickets are available to our School Play the Wiz - being performed this Saturday evening at 7 pm in the Allen Drury Room. 15 for 12 and up –  and 5Continue Reading »

Jubilee Year of Mercy

Posted: 6/7/16 | by | Category: Uncategorized

At the beginning of the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis gave a reflection called, “The Name of God is Mercy.” Soon after, an interview he gave was made into a book. People have shared their love of reading parts of the reflection and the interview. You don’t need to run out and by the book.Continue Reading »

Christian Unity

Posted: 2/23/16 | by | Category: Marriage and the Family

Dear Parishioners, Two important events for disciples of Jesus took place this past week that I would like to share with you for our prayer. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Christian Churches around the world celebrated the Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25). During the eight day period, churches andContinue Reading »

Golden Rule

Posted: 2/23/16 | by | Category: Reflections, Spiritual Common Sense

Dear Parishioners, During his recent speech to Congress on September 24, Pope Francis paid special tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are some quotes: “I think of the march which Martin Luther King led from Selma to Montgomery fifty years ago as part of the campaign to fulfill his “dream” of full civilContinue Reading »

Reaching

Posted: 2/23/16 | by | Category: Holy Family Parish Life

Dear Parishioners, Reaching up, Reaching out, Reaching in! New Year means new ideas and new resolutions. Consider this an invitation to attend our Parish Council Meeting on Monday, January 11 at 7 pm. At our last meeting, our we proposed Reaching up, Reaching out, Reaching in! as a future parish mission and motto. At theContinue Reading »

Happy New Year

Posted: 2/23/16 | by | Category: Reflections, Spiritual Common Sense

Dear Parishioners, Happy New Year! In the Book of Revelation, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ promises us this: “Behold, I make all things new!” While we celebrated our liturgical New Year with the beginning of Advent, the seasonal feasts that are around our secular New Year, show us how God is making all thingsContinue Reading »

Works of Mercy

Posted: 2/23/16 | by | Category: Reflections, Spiritual Common Sense

Dear Parishioners, This past weekend, our pantry opened up its door once again to the poor and need in our community. The Church’s love for the poor is inspired by the Gospel of the Beatitudes, by the poverty of Jesus and by his attention to the poor.  This love concerns material poverty and also theContinue Reading »

GOD’s Promise

Posted: 2/23/16 | by | Category: Reflections

Dear Parishioners, Each year children gather with their families in St. Peter’s Square for “Bambinelli Sunday.” The children bring with them figures of the Christ Child—the “Bambinelli”—from their family’s Nativity scene. During the noontime Angelus prayer, the pope blesses the children and the figurines they have brought. Please bring your Nativity scene or Baby JesusContinue Reading »

Jubilee Year of Mercy

Posted: 2/23/16 | by | Category: Reflections

Dear Parishioners, Pope Francis has called for a Jubilee Year of Mercy “dedicated to living out in our daily lives the mercy which the Father constantly extends to all of us” (Misericordiae Vultus, 25). The Year of Mercy starts on December 8th – the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. This Holy Year will be aContinue Reading »