Holy Family Church, Mendota Heights, MN

Abouna Emmanuel Performs JS Bach Toccata & Fugue in D Minor

From a Concert to Celebrate the 43rd Anniversary of the Canonization of St Sharbel

Abouna Emmanuel Nakhle-Ghorr performs JS Bach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor at the conclusion of a short concert with Chorbishop sharbel Maroun with meditations on the life of the Saint presented by Deacon Mikael Jalkh. The concert opened a 24 hour period of adoration to honor St Sharbel and to pray for Lebanon and the Unites States. It was performed on October 9th, 2020 at Saint Maron Catholic Church in Minneapolis.

Click here to watch the whole concert... 


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.

In-Person Church Attendance Guidelines

Limited In-Person Attendance 

Please make sure to read the guidelines presented here before coming to the church.  Your cooperation is crucial for the success of this reopening.  Thank you for your understanding.


Holy Family's Upcoming Events:
All in-person events have been suspended until further notice

Please note that all  in-person meetings have been suspended and liturgies and religious events will be broacast live on our Facebook page

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

Urgent Message from abouna Emmanuel

In the wake of the devastating explosion that rocked the beautiful city of Beirut and killed more than 170 people, instantly rendering hundreds of thousands of victims homeless, please help.

Read the rest of the message here and donate... 


Maronite Faith Enrichment Sessions

Father Tony Salim will lead three sessions for the Faith Enrichment program. They will be held the first three Thursdays of November at 7 PM and will be transmitted over the church’s website and Facebook page. Don’t miss this opportunity! Consider it as an Advent Retreat in preparation for Christmas.


Takeout Dinner Drive-Through: Third Course

Pies, pies and more pies! The third course meal takeout will take place on Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22. PLEASE ORDER AHEAD to ensure your order! Only a limited number of walkups will be available.

To sign-up and order, please use "SignUpGenius" by clicking here.

If you do not have access to "SignUpGenius" please feel free to contact the church office to place your order. We hope to see you November 21 and 22!!

DONATIONS TO HELP WITH EXPENSES WOULD ALSO BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. ALL ORDERS DUE BY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11.

Menu:
Frozen (Cooked) Meat Pie $5.00
Ground beef, onion and seasonings wrapped in a triangle of bread dough.

Frozen (Cooked) Spinach Pie $5.00
Spinach, onion and seasonings wrapped in a triangle of bread dough.

Frozen (Unbaked) Apple Pie – 9" $12.00

Frozen (Baked) Pumpkin Pie – 8" $10.00

Frozen (Baked) Pan of Kibbi $14.00
Ground beef, cracked wheat, onion and seasonings

Fresh Thick Bread $3.00
One pound round loaf of white bread  


Maronite Youth Organization (MYO) Church Fundraiser.

The MYO of the parish will be selling decorated 25" Christmas wreaths and standard door swags for $21.00 each as a means to raise money for the church this year. All orders are due by November 12. Pickup will be November 28, from 4 pm to 6 pm. Each wreath or swag will be personally decorated by the MYO group and you will have a choice of five color selections:

(1) Red glitter reindeer on burlap 
(2) Silver glitter on white
(3) Merry Christmas on red 
(4) Red & green plaid
(5) Red Velvet

Reserve your wreath or swag by using the "SignUPGenius" link which can be found by clicking here, or on Facebook or, if you receive this bulletin electronically, just click!
 
If you do not have access to "SignUpGenius" please feel free to contact the church office and we will place your order for you.


Hey!! It’s Not a Secret!! We’re holding a Silent Auction Dec. 5 & 6!

Starting your Christmas shopping?? Looking to update your kitchen utensils?? Just tired of the same old stuff around the house and not wanting to over-spend?? We have the answer for you!! Participate in Holy Family’s Silent Auction which will be held the weekend of December 5 & 6 at the church. You will be able to bid on items or maybe even purchase them outright. We invite you to come and see the items in person on Saturday, December 5, from 9 AM to 3 PM or on Sunday, December 6, from 11 AM to 2 PM. For a preliminary peek at the goodies,(and there will be plenty) they will be posted on the church website and Facebook beginning on November 30. Don’t delay – when you see it, if you want it, bid on it or buy it outright if you can!!! Direct any questions to Carolyn Marker at 612-270-0451 or send an email to cmarker243@aol.com. (Social distancing and masks will be required.) For those of you who are donating a basket or two, please have them to Carolyn no later than Monday, November 23.


Commemorative Stained Glass Explained 

Curious about the symbolism and meaning behind the 100th year anniversary commemorative stained glass window in our church?  Click here to find out...  


Faith Formation Program News

All school-aged children are encouraged and welcome to join. Children in second grade must attend in order to make their First Communion.

Thank you once again to our faculty for their dedication and support of this program which is essential for our youth and the future of our parish. Please fill out a form outside the Church Office and/or contact the program director with questions.

To register, call or text Gary Schwery at (651-252-8066), gschwery@comcast.net.

ZOOM Classes are held Sundays at 9 AM to 9:45 AM, unless otherwise noted, beginning September 16 and going through May.

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Holy Family Schedule and Services
Temporary Schedule for COVID-19 Period

Weekly Masses:
If you wish to attend in person please follow guidelines on this page
Wed-Thu-Fri 9 am. Service MAY be broadcast live on Facebook
Sat 4 pm, Sun 10 am. Service IS broadcast live on Facebook

Office hours:
Tuesday through Saturday 1:00 PM - 5:00 pm

Faith Formation for children:
Wednesday 6:30 PM - 8:00 pm. Online Meeting

MYO April Meetings:
Saturdays 6:30 PM - 8:00 pm. Online Meeting

Choir practice:
Suspended

All in-person church councils and group meetings are suspend until further notice.
Please keep safe. Your safety is our priority.



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