Weekend Liturgies are broadcast live on Facebook

Weekend liturgies are broadcast live on Facebook (CLICK HERE) even if you don't have a Facebook account.
Saturday 4 pm: Mass.
Sunday 10 am: Mass.

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Holy Family's Upcoming Events:

Please note that most in-person meetings that have been suspended, are back to normal. Masks are encouraged.
Most of our fundraising breakfasts and dinners are now Drive-Thrus and Take-Outs with pre-orders on Signup.
Liturgies and religious events continue to be broadcast live on our Facebook page
with normal church physical attendance at the same time.

For other events, please consult the Bulletin or Calendar or the Upcoming Events Page.

Post-Pandemic Message - Relief for Lebanon

Now, as we near the end of the pandemic and (hopefully) the economic crisis, we thank the Lord for keeping us safe and healthy. The Lord called us to reshape and reorganize our life priorities, as we better understand that Jesus is the only Savior, versus science that has the good and the bad. That life is more precious than wealth, and salvation is more important than the temporary pleasures of life . We talk less about making money, our social life, entertainment, etc. It has been like a time of persecution and seclusion inside as a defense. Remember always that the Church was formed on Pentecost day, 50 days after the Resurrection of the Lord, in the high room in Jerusalem where the disciples were enclosed, subject to severe persecution. Yet, there is a positive side. We are pushed to be more caring to others. To offer more assistance and care for people who are more affected by the situation. Our crusaders of today are the heroes who take the initiative to assist others. It can be in a phone call to check on others, in a nice mailing or a kind email, just staying in touch, through kind wishes and gestures. A small gesture to an elderly, senior, or youth or children, always counts, and brings hope and faith, proof of God’s presence. Our "unstoppable," constantly active MYO group organized a spectacular mission during the last year by selling ornaments of Lebanese symbols crafted by their own hands. They sent donations to more than nine parishes in nine towns in Lebanon during Christmas. The money was distributed many needy and poor families in each parish. This had a great impact, not only in money but more about showing solidarity, assistance, love, care and support.


Caritas-Lebanon

Caritas-Lebanon is the major Catholic charity in Lebanon and the Middle East. Its president, Fr. Michel Abboud, participated in the NAM Convention. He addressed a strong speech and message to all Maronite communities in the U.S. He thanked them for their generosity; for every penny they offered for the half million families that the organization is assisting in Lebanon. Lebanon is still affected by a dramatic economic situation and is now under economic siege. People are facing a famine not seen since World War I. Holy Family Church continues to send support to Caritas-Lebanon through the Maronite Eparchy in Saint Louis. If you are able and would like tp help, you may send your checks to Holy Family, with a notation to Caritas-Lebanon. Thank you for your support to your Maronite brothers and sisters in Lebanon, where the last Christian stronghold of the Middle East is still surviving in dignity. Prayers are always a very effective way of support and they are powerful.

   

MYO Corner:

The MYO will be holding summer camp out from August 17-18 for youth, ages 9 – 17. Activities may include canoeing, games, bonfires, and more!! If you have not yet signed your kids up for this fun-filled and faith-filled event, please do so now!! Sign-up forms are available at church. A donation of $25.00/camper to offset costs is suggested. Contact John Corey at 612.232.6377 with questions.

MYA Corner:

Welcome to the newly resurrected MYA (Maronite Young Adults) group! Care to join? Contact Annemarie Schwery or Eddie Mueller, the co-chairs, for further information.

Fall Festival:

The Fall Festival will be on Saturday, September 10 from 11 am to 7 pm. Spread the word!!! There will be plenty of delicious food, games for young and old alike, a silent auction, heritage booth and bake sale! (All bake sale items will be baked at the church.) A new item this year is the "kids" food truck! That’s right! Next to the Bouncy House and Maze there will be a food truck with hot dogs, French fries, juice/lemonade and cool treats for the kids.

If you would like to volunteer at the fall festival, please contact the chair of the individual food booth, especially the General Food Booth or contact Gloria Deeb-Reyes (call or text 612-747-6127). We cannot make this event the success it always is without your support! Thank you in advance for your support. (Chair names for each booth will be posted in the entry to the church.) Donations of games and toys for the kids’ activities and liquor or beer for the adult games are welcomed and greatly appreciated. Donations of cash to help offset the cost of food and expenses is always needed and greatly appreciated. Feel free to sign up to sponsor a portion or a complete expense. Sheets are in the narthex or use the donation coupon in the bulletin. Also, please say yes if asked to help work the event or feel free to volunteer before being asked. We cannot make this event the success it always is without your support! Thank you in advance.

Fall Festival Silent Auction:

It’s time to start thinking about the silent auction and how you can help. Baskets of new items are welcome as are donations of gift cards or cash to assist in putting a fun-themed basket together. If you have NEW or ANTIQUE items you would like to donate for use at the silent auction, please contact Carolyn Marker at 612-270-0451, and she will make arrangements for the items.

Faith Formation Program:

The last Faith Formation class of the season was held in May. Classes will resume in September.

Family Sponsored Breakfasts:

Please consider hosting a breakfast. It’s not only fun but an opportunity to support your Church and interact with your church community. If your family is small or you want assistance in doing one, please contact either Vicki Whebbe (651-295-8100) or Pat Anderson (612-210-6656). If not, you can still support church by an additional donation of the cost you would have spent on sponsoring or partaking in a breakfast. Thanks to all for your continued support. God bless you.


Church Bulletin:

If you have any information for the monthly bulletin, please have the details submitted no later than the 20th of the preceding month. Submit to the attention of Pat Anderson. You may do so by dropping it off at church, in the collection or by text directly to her at 612-210-6656



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Holy Family Schedule and Services

Weekly Masses:
Wed-Thu-Fri 9 am. No live broadcast
Sat 4 pm, Sun 10 am. Service IS broadcast live on Facebook

Office hours:
Tuesdays through Saturdays 2:00 PM - 5:00 pm

Faith Formation for children:
Wedsdays 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM September through May
See Announcement on the Home Page...

MYO Youth gathering (Age 12-17) :
Sundays at 6:30 PM 

Choir practice:
Every Thursday 6:30 to 8:00. September through May

Monthly Meetings:
New members are always welcome.

Holy Family Ladies Society: First Fridays, October through May 
Immediately following 9 am liturgy.

Men’s Club: Third Monday of the month at 6:00 pm, September through May.

Merri-Nites: Fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. Zoom/Meeting sites vary.

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