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Fridays of Lent 2016

Fridays of Lent 2016

Holy Family has Mass at 7:00 a.m, 12:05 p.m. and 5:05 p.m. every Friday of Lent. Every Friday evening, the Cathedral will offer Mass at 5:05 p.m. a Holy Hour with Rosary, Benediction, and Stations of the Cross.   At 7:00, various parish groups will provide a Lenten Dinner in the Auditorium. … Read entire article »

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UPDATE Wednesdays at the Cathedral: Feb. 17

UPDATE   Wednesdays at the Cathedral: Feb. 17

Adults: TONIGHT, the Adult Education session will view and discuss The Bible, God’s Love Letter to Humanity. This is the third part of Symbolon, the video series produced by Dr. Edward Sri. Below is an excerpt: Children: The Senior High Youth Group will make preparations to lead Stations of the Cross as part of Wednesdays at the Cathedral on March 2. RCIA and Religious Education classes will continue. Dinner: Come early for a reasonably priced dinner for … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: February 2016

Notes from the Knightstand: February 2016

by Martin Reidy   Indeed! The Lenten Season is soon upon us (if not already by the time you receive this newsletter)! Holy Family will schedule the usual Mass, Adoration, Benedictions, Stations of the Cross, and a Friday evening dinner after Stations.   Why do I feel defeated in my struggle over sin? Because in my heart I know so well that I’ll commit them all again! Once I had so much resolve that – unlike other men – I knew that I would never become … Read entire article »

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Ash Wednesday: February 10, 2016

Ash Wednesday: February 10, 2016

Lent begins on February 10. Masses will be at 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m. & 5:05 p.m.. All Masses will be in the Cathedral and will include the distribution of ashes. Bishop Edward J. Slattery will say the 12:05 Mass. Be sure to come back for the parish service project Wednesday evening: feeding the hungry. … Read entire article »

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Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday evening

Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday evening

TENEBRAE Service – Palm Sunday Night at the Cathedral The Latin word tenebrae means ’shadows’ and refers first of all to the fact that Tenebrae is celebrated at the Cathedral, in the shadows of Lent, as the light fades away on Palm Sunday evening. Tenebrae also refers to the shadow of sorrows that crosses our hearts as we participate in this moving preparation for the ceremonies of the Triduum. lf you long to make your Holy … Read entire article »

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Fridays of Lent 2015

Fridays of Lent 2015

Fridays of Lent 7:00 a.m. Mass 12:05 p.m. Mass   5:05 Mass 5:30 Adoration, with recitation of the Rosary 6:30 Stations of the Cross, followed by Benediction 7:00 Dinner, followed by a movie with the Knights of Columbus   Lenten Dinners will be provided by the following parish groups: Holy Family Cathedral Women’s Club: Feb. 20 Knights of Columbus: Feb. 27 Home & School: Mar. 6 T.B.A.: Mar. 13 Religious Education: Mar. 27 *There will not be a Lenten Dinner on March 20 because of Spring Break and the Women’s … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: The history of Lent

Notes from the Knightstand: The history of Lent

By Martin Reidy If Candlemas be fair and bright come winter have another flight; If Candlemas bring clouds and rain go winter and come not again! And so goes the English folk song regarding Candlemas and the weather – but more on that later! Alas, alack! I am afraid that Candlemas is long forgotten in these modern times – probably because we no longer burn candles for lighting though that is not the origin of the Feast of Candlemas but … Read entire article »

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Fr. Jovita: February is the Month of Purification

Fr. Jovita: February is the Month of Purification

BY V. REV. JOVITA C. OKONKWO Welcome dear faithful people of Holy Family Cathedral Parish and School to the month of February. In this edition of our newsletter, it is my desire to continue our discussion on the pastoral initiative enunciated in the January newsletter with regard to intentional Catholicism. Let me however, first thank all of you who took part in the school auction and were present to honor Monsignor Gier who received an award … Read entire article »

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Feb. 18: Ash Wednesday (& Fridays of Lent)

Feb. 18: Ash Wednesday      (& Fridays of Lent)

Ash Wednesday Lent begins on February 18. Masses will be at 7:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 12:05 p.m. & 5:05 p.m. All Masses will be in the Cathedral and will include the distribution of ashes. Bishop Edward J. Slattery will say the 12:05 Mass. Catholics, age 14 and older abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all the Fridays of Lent. On Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, Catholics – age 18-59 abstain from meat and limit themselves to one full meal … Read entire article »

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