Important Announcements for October 2021

Holy Family Church, Mendota Heights, MN

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.

Holy Family's Upcoming Events:

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

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

A Post-Pandemic Message - Relief for Lebanon

The Maronite Bishops around the World are waging a constant campaign of support and relief for our brothers and sisters in distress in Lebanon, the country of origin for the majority of the families in our church community. They are urging the Maronite communities around the world to show whatever support available by sending their donations to Caritas-Lebanon, the major Catholic charity in Lebanon and the Middle East. Every penny counts. Lebanon is affected by a dramatic economic situation and is still under economic siege. People are facing a 100 years ago WW1 famine and starvation style crisis, topped by the pandemic. Responding to this call, Holy Family Church continues to send support to Caritas-Lebanon through the Maronite Eparchy in Saint Louis. If you can, you may send your checks to Holy Family with the notation: Caritas-Lebanon. Thank you for your support to your Maronite brothers and sister in Lebanon, where the last Christian strong-hold of the Middle East is still surviving in dignity. Prayers are always a very effective way of support and they are powerful.


Icon of St. Paul the Apostle’s Conversion 

From October 16 through October 28, Holy Family will be the host of the Icon of St. Paul the Apostle’s conversion. The icon, which depicts the conversion & baptism of St. Paul in  Damascus, celebrates the relationship between the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Archdiocese of Damascus in Syria. The icon will be at five parishes and the Universities of St. Thomas and St. Catherine before going to its permanent home at the Cathedral of St. Paul.  

Rosary Coast to Coast

On Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 3 PM, St. Boniface Church, 633 – 2nd Street NE, Minneapolis, will be hosting of the recitation of 20 decades of the Holy Rosary in English, Spanish, French, Polish and Arabic, to heal our country. Everyone is invited to join.

Fall Bingo/Craft Show/Mini-Bake Sale

Yayyyyyy!! It’s back!!!!!!! Finally, the (fall) bingo is back!!!! Join us on Friday, November 19 for an evening of laughter and bingo and who knows what else!! Take your chances and win a bingo or two! Then, come back on Saturday and support our crafters and the mini-bake sale we will be hosting. SAVE THE DATES: NOVEMBER 19 and 20! Details will be provided in the coming weeks but feel free to show your support by sponsoring a bingo. Check out the coupon below. $50.00 for a single bingo and $250.00 for a coverall bingo. Thank you in advance for your support!

Merry Nites 2021 Christmas Plant Sale

The Merry-Nites will be organizing the Christmas plant sale again this year. You may purchase poinsettia or azalea plants to be used to decorate the church at Christmas, then take them home after 10:00 a.m. Liturgy on Christmas Day. Proceeds from the sale will go to our church. The sale will be online this year, so you will be able to select and pay for the plants online. Gerten’s will be setting up and maintaining the website for us. We will send out an email and post notices at church once the web address is known. All orders must be placed by Thursday, October 21. If you need assistance or are unable to order online, you may contact Ann Benson at (612) 227-9534 for assistance. Thank you for your support!

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

In-person Faith Formation classes begin Wednesday, September 15, from 6:30 Pm to 8 PM at church. If you cannot attend on Wednesday evening, we will also hold classes on Sunday, beginning September 19, from 8:30 AM to 10 AM. Registration begins on September 15. Zoom classes will be made available if necessary. 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), 

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Holy Family Schedule and Services

Weekly Masses:
Tue-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:
Sundays 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM September through May
See Announcement on the Home Page...

MYO Youth gathering (Age 12-17) :
Tuesdays 6:30 PM - 8:00 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.

Please keep safe. Your safety is our priority. 

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