Category Archive for 'Devotional life'

Sacred Triduum

Sacred Triduum, April 13-15, 2017 Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper Procession to the Altar of Repose Altar of Repose Good Friday: Prostration of the clergy Good Friday Prayers “Ecce lignum crucis in quo salus mundi pependit” (Behold the wood of the cross on which hung the salvation of the world) Veneration of the […]

Palm Sunday

Blessing of Palms and Procession at Holy Family, April 9, 2017 (Photos courtesy of Claire Phillips)

Holy Week confession schedule

Monday, April 10, and Tuesday, April 11, from 6 to 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 14, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 15, from 10 to 11 a.m. There will be no confessions or Holy Hour on Wednesday evening, April 12. There will be no confessions during the solemn liturgies on Palm Sunday, […]

Lenten Day of Recollection

… at Holy Family on Saturday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is for both men and women and will include Holy Hour with confessions. Please bring your own lunch.

First Friday and First Saturday

On Friday, March 3, there will be Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. and High Mass at 7:30 p.m., followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

Fridays in Lent

Every Friday in Lent, there will be Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. followed by Mass at 7:30 p.m.

First Friday and First Saturday

On Friday, February 3, there will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m., followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, February 4, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

Forty Hours devotion

Holy Family will have its annual Forty Hours devotion from February 7 to 9. Please sign up on the sheet in the foyer of the church. We need at least two persons per hour, but ideally we would have more.

Blessing of Epiphany Water

Once a year, on the vigil of the Epiphany, Holy Mother Church blesses Holy Water in a most solemn ceremony. Among all the blessings for water found in the Roman Ritual (and there are indeed many), there is none more powerful and efficacious than the blessing of the Epiphany Water, which took place at Holy […]

Solemn blessing of Epiphany water

… will take place on Thursday, January 5, at 7 p.m. This special blessing can be done only once a year and is a very powerful sacramental.

First Friday and First Satuday

On Friday, January 6, which is also the Feast of the Epiphany, there will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m., followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, January 7, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

Epiphany house blessings

Please sign up in the foyer of the church if you would like to have one of the Fathers come to bless your home. The suggested offering is $10, which goes to the parish. The blessings take place January 6-13 only.

New Year schedule

On Saturday, December 31, there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 p.m. to midnight, followed by a social. The Adoration will be offered for our parish families, growth in grace, financial success, health, and good deaths for those who will pass away during the coming year. Please bring finger food to share. The […]

First Friday and First Saturday

On Friday, December 2, there will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m., followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, December 3, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

Indulgences for the Poor Souls

On all the days from November 1 though November 8 inclusive, a plenary indulgence, applicable only to the Poor Souls in Purgatory, is granted to those who visit a cemetery and pray, even if only mentally, for the departed. Also, on All Souls’ Day, November 2, a plenary indulgence, applicable only to the Poor Souls, is […]

First Friday and First Saturday

On Friday, November 4, there will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m., followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, November 5, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

First Friday and the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

On Friday, October 7, there will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. for the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart and Adoration until 10 p.m.

Ember Days

Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (September 21, 23, and 24) are Ember Days. On these days we are encouraged to reduce our food intake such that two smaller meatless meals do not add up to a third larger meal. This is not binding under sin. Ember Days are offered up for those who will be ordained […]

First Friday and First Saturday

On Friday, September 2, there will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m., followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

Feast of the Sacred Heart; First Saturday

We will have a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 3, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m. Devotion to the […]

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