Holy Family Parish Mission Statement
Holy Family Parish is a community empowered through the Holy Spirit to promote the Kingdom of God and to extend Christ's presence among us. The vision will be realized with our loving acceptance of all people, through heartfelt openness, parish and family unity, and Spirit led involvement.
8:30 AM (Monday - Saturday)
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM
Sunday Masses: 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Wednesday & Saturday mornings after the 8:30 AM Mass.
Saturdays from 4:00-4:45 PM.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Congratulations to Deacon Rich Haddon!
Deacon Rich celebrates his 27th Anniversary of Ordination on June 2nd.
We are so lucky to have you here with us at Holy Family.
We are happy to be a part of your ministry!
Knights of Columbus BINGO
Sunday, June 4th ~ $20 entry
15 games with plenty of specials & 50/50 Raffle.
Doors open at Noon ~ First Game at 12:45.
Altar Rosary Society meeting
All women of the parish are invited to join us for our next meeting on June 6th at 6:30 in the Parish Center. This will be our last meeting until September
Donut Sunday~June 11th after the 9AM & 11AM Masses.
Join us for a donut, coffee, juice & fellowship!
Thanks to Joe & JoAnne Condelli for being this months
Donut Sunday sponsors.
We appreciate it!
HOLY FAMILY PARISH RAFFLE
Tickets were mailed out for our annual raffle!
Support the parish and take a chance on winning cash prizes!!
~~Call the office for additional tickets~~
Please Note: Children’s Liturgy of the Word will end for the season on May 28th and will resume in September.
We thank leaders, Alyssa & Maria, for their time and efforts
with the children this past year.
Holy Family Parish holds a grief group for parishioners who have experienced the death of their spouse.
This group is led by members of the parish who have themselves gone through the loss of their partner.
Grief group meets on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:00 in the Parish Center.
We will modify our schedule during May, June, July & August and only meet once per month. Our summer meeting dates are:
May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9.
New members please call Beth Fabian. (610) 365-2613.
Pray the Rosary before Morning Mass
Please join us each weekday at 8:00 AM to pray the Joyful Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary. If mass is at 9:00 the Rosary will begin at 8:30.
~We can coordinate for the rosary to be prayed before the four weekend masses as well. If you are available to lead the rosary before the 5PM, 7AM, 9AM or 11AM masses, please call the Parish Office.~
Kids Clothing Closet
Choose one time each month:
1st Saturday (10AM - 11AM) or 2nd Tuesday (6PM - 7PM)
Shoppers will be provided with one bag per child. No outside bags in order to provide enough clothing for all of our shoppers. No set prices!
Donations of diapers and wipes are always appreciated. View specific requests from families using the link on the parish website, Kid’s Clothing Closet tab. Infant to teen sized clothing may be brought to the Wortmann Center when the closet is open or call/text Kathi. (484) 542-9637
Kids Clothing Closet is Located in the Wortmann Center
421 W. Center Street Nazareth.
Our parish has a subscritption to FORMED, an online platform filled with over 4,000 Catholic studies, movies, audio dramas, talks, e-books, and even cartoons for our children. As a Holy Family Parishioner, you have access to all of the material on FORMED to support your own faith journey! For more information, including directions on how to sign up for free, click on the FORMED tab at top of the website.
We invite you to Spend Time With Our Lord
in Eucharistic Adoration
* Wednesdays 4:30 - 7:30
* First Friday of the month after 8:30 AM Mass until 4PM
To sign up for a time slot go to: https://www.holyfamilynazarethpa.com/adorationTo sign up via phone call Donna (484) 542-2750 or stop in to spend peaceful time with our Lord.
- May 31 2023 4:30 pm - Adoration
- May 31 2023 5:30 pm - Bereavement Group
- Jun 1 2023 8:30 am - Daily Mass
Most holy body & blood of Christ / Corpus Christi procession
Sunday, June 11th after the 11AM Mass
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, also called Corpus Christi, honors the real presence of the body (corpus) of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. The Corpus Christi procession is a centuries-old tradition of the Catholic faith to process the Real Presence of Jesus — the Eucharist — in public.
After the 11AM Mass next Sunday please join us in music and prayer as we process around the parish grounds. We invite all parishioners and parish groups (Ex: Knights, Altar Rosary Members, Choirs) to take part.
Congratulations to Caitlin Genzale, Jack Hasker and Cara Magliochetti; our graduating Altar Servers. We thank you for your years of service and dedication to this ministry, and wish you the very best!
Congratulations to ALL of our Graduating Seniors!
We wish you all the best in your future.
Fathers Day Mass Remembrance. . . . .
The Father’s Day Novena will begin on June 18th and continue for 9 days following. Envelopes received by Sunday, June 11th, will have the names of their living or deceased fathers listed in next week’s bulletin if they are printed legibly.
Cards for your living fathers are available in the narthex.
BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN
Being held by: Knights of Columbus
Benefits: Cay Galgon Life House
When: May 13 to June 25 (Approx. Mother’s Day - Father’s Day)
The mission of the Cay Galgon Life House is to prepare pregnant women and mothers of infants for a life of self-reliance.
How can you help? . . . . Pick up a baby bottle from the Narthex. Fill it with coins, cash or checks and return it on June 25. Together we can make a difference in the lives of mothers and babies in our communities.
Baby Bottle Campaign Coordinator:
David Jaman (610) 746-0164 ~ CLICK HERE to donate online.
Banns of Ordination
Rev. Mr. Alexander T. Brown, baptized in this parish, has been called to the Order of the Presbyterate by His Excellency, Alfred A. Schlert, D.D. Bishop of Allentown. Rev. Mr. Brown will be ordained at the Cathedral of Saint Catherine of Siena, Allentown on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
In anticipation of his priesthood Ordination, a special evening prayer service will take place on Thursday, June 1st, at 6:30 in the evening at Sacred Heart Parish, 117 Washington Street, Bath. All are invited to join in prayer on this evening.
Cards of Congratulations can be sent to: Rev. Alexander Brown ~ Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish ~ 210 E. Northampton St. ~ Bath, PA 18014
Plase consider making a pledge to the Because We are Catholic Annual Appeal. Making a six-month pledge to the Appeal allows you to maximize the amount that you may give by making monthly payments. As of today, Holy Family Parishioners have contributed $57,933.00 to the 2023 Because We are Catholic Annual Appeal. This represents 176 donors; 8.57% of our parish families. Our Parish Goal is $103,189.00. Help us to reach our goal! With 100% participation, we can make a major impact on the lives of friends, families, and neighbors in need. If you have not made your pledge of support, you may return your pledge form to the parish office or make your gift online. Remember, every gift counts, no gift is too small. Every dollar helps those in need. If you have any questions or would like to make a gift, call the parish office or visit: BecauseWeAreCatholic.org
Join our prayer shawl ministry anytime
New members are always welcome. We meet four times a year but continually make shawls, pillowcases and blankets. Call the contact people below if interested in joining. If anyone is in need of a prayer shawl, blanket, pillowcase or pocket cross, for someone going through a difficult time, please let us know or stop in at the rectory to pick one up. We will be praying for the person and have a mass said each month for their intentions. There is no charge, but donations are appreciated to help pay for our materials. Contact Eileen Paukovits (610) 730-3779 or MaryAnn Tasillo (610) 837-6777 with any questions.
The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a bus trip to see Moses at the Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster on Wednesday, August 23rd. Prior to the show we will stop for a smorgasbord lunch at Shady Maple. Trans-Bridge coach will depart the Holy Family Church parking lot at 10:15 AM. We will arrive at Shady Maple at noon and depart at 1:15 for the 3PM spectacular Moses show at the Sight and Sound Theatre. The bus will return to the church parking lot by 8PM. Cost is $125pp and includes bus fare, lunch, show ticket, snack on return trip and tip for our driver. Payment must be received by 6/30. Make checks payable to Knights of Columbus Council 4282 and mail to: Ed Rossner, 102 Morris St., Nazareth, PA 18064. Questions/Reservations: Ed at (610) 365-8877.
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UPCOMING MINISTRY TRAININGS
We will soon train new Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors. If you are a registered, active parishioner in good standing and would like to be trained, please email your name and which ministry you are interested in to: [email protected] or call (610) 759-0870.
Any youth who have completed 3rd grade and would like to be trained as an altar server, please contact us anytime. We have a GREAT need for Altar Servers!
WE NEED YOU !
To be the FUNNEL CAKE CHAIRPERSON at our festival this year.
Call Jim if you can help out. (610) 703-7307
Festival Dates: July 28, 29, 30
If you have been blessed with the gift of song, please share your voice with us! We are in need of cantors for weekend masses and funerals.
Funerals are generally Mon.-Fri. at 10AM or 11AM.
Please call the Parish Office or email: [email protected]
Baptism class facilitators needed
Holy Family is looking for volunteers to assist as Baptismal Class Facilitators. The classes are held the 1st Sunday of each month at 12:30. We currently have three facilitators and are looking for a few more. You will be teaching our parents and Godparents the significance of this Sacrament of Initiation.
Please contact the Parish Office if you would like to volunteer.
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CLICK HERE For the March 18/19 Bulletin Insert
CLICK HERE For the April 1/2 Bulletin Insert
CLICK HERE For the April 15/16 Bulletin Insert
CLICK HERE For the April 22/23 Bulletin Insert
CLICK HERE For the May 13/14 Bulletin Insert
CLICK HERE For online access to your parish contributions, and to print your own contribution statement
CROSS COUNTRY COACH(ES) NEEDED
For many years we have had a successful Cross Country program; some years including 80-100 athletes. We are in need of a coach(es) to be able to continue to offer this CYO sport. It would be devastating for our students to lose the opportunity to participate in a great sport that anyone can do. If this is something you would consider, we will train any interested parent/coach/ coordinator in any way to ensure that this program continues. For more info. or to offer any help please contact Chris Ryan at: [email protected]
Parishioners & School Students in Grades 4-8 Required Parent Meeting in HF Gym on Monday, August 7th ~ 4th & 5th grade @ 5:00PM - 5:15PM ~ 6th, 7th and 8th grade @ 6:30PM - 6:45PM
Evaluations: August 7th—9th 4th and 5th grade 5-6PM. 6-8 Grade 6:30-7:30. Individual team practices start week of August 14th. Coaches needed and training will be provided. For more information email: [email protected]
Hope you will join us!!
Job opportunities at holy family school
**Substitute teachers and nurses needed
Email resumes to Mr. Peiffer at: [email protected]
**Preschool Aides and Substitute Teachers needed
Email resume to Suzy McMullan: [email protected]
Rev. Jonas Tandayu, MSC
Rev. Robert "Alex" Sander Anthony, MSC
Rev. Mr. Tom Ely
Rev. Mr. Richard Haddon
Rev. Mr. Michael Toolan
Mrs. Trish Scherr
Mrs. Donna Ely
DRE (Director of Religious Education)
Mr Anthony Urbano