- Our Advent Penance Service is Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3 pm.
- There will be no 8:00 am morning Mass on Saturday Dec. 24, Christmas Eve.
- There will be no 6:00 pm Mass on Christmas night.
- The lector workbooks are in the sacristy hallway. Please remember to pick up your books today after church.
- Our parish offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday from Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 2. (Opening on January 3, 2012). Please use my cell phone number if you have a sacramental emergency.
- A deanery Christmas concert will be held here at Holy Family on January 8 at 4pm. Adult Choirs from St. Mary’s Lanesville, St. Mary’s New Albany, St. Joe Hill and Holy Family will be participating as well as the children’s choir from Holy Family.
Christmas Eve Mass
Saturday, December 24 – 4:00 P.M.
Saturday, December 24 – 6:30 P.M.
Sunday, December 25 – 12:00 A.M.
Christmas Morning Mass
Sunday, December 25 – 9:00 A.M.
OTHER UPCOMING SERVICES:
Our newly-designed bulletin, printed with no additional cost to the Parish or it’s advertisers, is available online and at the church doors. Along with the regular Parish Calendar, Letter from the Pastor, and Deanery Events, this new bulletin gives the Holiday Mass Schedule, Important Parish Announcements, and a Kids’ Corner, just for our younger children. Stay tuned from week to week to see how this new tool for you changes.
As we prepare to celebrate a great national day of thanks I want to thank God for the joy and privilege of being your priest, your pastor and your friend. I want to thank God that he gathers us together in times of joy and sorrow and that we always seem to find a song to sing and story to tell which helps us to celebrate his presence among us. That surely is the Holy Spirit.
May God bless you and may you find many reasons to thank Him this Thanksgiving Day.
Thanks for your prayers,
Thanksgiving Day Mass will be at 9 AM
Dec. 8 is the Feastday of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, and a Holy Day of Obligation for Catholics. Masses will be at 8 AM, 12 PM, and 6:30 PM. There is no Anticipation Mass for Holy Days of obligation.
Advent Communal Penance Service:
- Sunday, Dec. 18 – 3 P.M.
Christmas Masses will be as follows:
- Christmas Eve Mass – Saturday, Dec. 24 – 4 PM
- Family/Children’s Mass – Saturday, Dec. 24 – 6:30 PM
- Midnight Mass – Sunday, Dec. 25 – 12 AM
- Christmas Morning Mass – Sunday, Dec. 25 – 9 AM
- There will be no other Masses on Christmas Day.
New Year’s Mass Schedule
- January 1 is on a Sunday. Mass schedules will be our normal weekend Mass times.
- Saturday, December 31, 5 PM
- Sunday, January 1, 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 6 PM