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Cathedral News: April 2013

Cathedral News: April 2013

Happy Easter! The parish will be celebrating the 99th Anniversary of the Dedication Mass of Holy Family on Sunday, April 7 at the 10:00 and 12:00 Masses. The Knights of Columbus celebrate the election of Pope Francis. RCIA welcomes all those who were Baptized, Confirmed, and Received into the Church.   … Read entire article »

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Haec Est Domus Domini: Celebrating One Hundred Years

Haec Est Domus Domini: Celebrating One Hundred Years

    We, as a parish, are opening a year in celebration of our own history. Our beloved Cathedral celebrates its 99th birthday on April 1, 2013. One hundred years ago this square block between 8th and 9th, Boulder and Cheyenne was being prepared for the foundations of the parish church that was to become Holy Family Cathedral. Horses and mules pulled the dirt from this square block in the wagons of parishioners to prepare the … Read entire article »

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Sixth Friday of Lent Reflection: Msgr. Gregory A. Gier

Sixth Friday of Lent Reflection: Msgr. Gregory A. Gier

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of Lenten reflections by the clergy of the Cathedral. Each deacon and priest will submit a reflection on a Friday of Lent. This is a short reflection, courtesy of Monsignor Gregory Gier.   This is the last Friday of the Lenten Season.  Next Friday is the Friday of the Triduum and the most significant Friday of the Church Year, Good Friday.  We are entering the most solemn and holiest … Read entire article »

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Cathedral News: March 2013

Cathedral News: March 2013

At long last, the March edition of the Cathedral News is out. Monsignor Gier and Father Grant have secured dates for the Centennial Year celebrating the 99th & 100th anniversary of the dedication of Holy Family Church at 8th & Boulder. … Read entire article »

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The Rector’s Report: February 2013

The Rector’s Report: February 2013

Dear People of Holy Family, At the beginning of the Mass on Ash Wednesday, you will hear me pray, “Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service.” Lent is our great campaign of Christian service when we evaluate how well we serve God. We fast, we abstain, we give up those things that distract us from becoming the best servants of God we can be. We plan too. We plan where and … Read entire article »

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The Rector’s Report: December 2012

The Rector’s Report: December 2012

Dear People of Holy Family Cathedral Parish, It is hard to realize that Thanksgiving is over and Advent is upon us.  That of course also means that Christmas is right around the corner.  During this Year of Faith that the Holy Father has asked us to observe, we are providing some books for your reflection. They are called Little Blue Books and are available at the doors of the Cathedral. Each one of you is welcome … Read entire article »

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Cathedral News: December 2012

Cathedral News: December 2012

The December 2012 edition of the Cathedral News is published. In this issue: Advent is here. Monsignor Gier invites parishioners to pick up a free Advent devotional booklet and thanks them for their continued generosity. Martin Reidy shares a Christmas poem. RCIA Inquirers learn more about the Faith. … Read entire article »

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The Rector’s Report: August to October Finances

The Rector’s Report: August to October Finances

Dear Parishioners of Holy Family Cathedral, I have been asked by the Parish Council to give three month updates as to the condition of our finances. As you may remember, in the August Cathedral News, I gave you the stats for May, June and July 2011 and 2012 as to the giving level of the parish. I was very pleased with the result of the request made in May. I realized that everyone would not be able … Read entire article »

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Cathedral News: November 2012

Cathedral News: November 2012

The November 2012 edition of the Cathedral News is out. This edition features an analysis of parish revenue versus parish expenses in the past three months. Martin Reidy of the Knights of Columbus offers a biography of Saint Martin of Tours. Parishioners Jason and Leonora Bliss reflect on life as new Catholics.   … Read entire article »

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