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"We hold to the truth, handing on the Catholic and apostolic faith."
Fr. Bill Wiethorn, a long time weekend associate at Holy Family, passed away on October 8. Condolences can be sent to:
Province of St. Augustince
Fr. Bill was so loved and remembered by many people at Holy Family. Please keep Fr. Bill, his family, and the members of his Community in your prayers.
To view the complete obituary, click here.
Every election year, the Maryland Catholic Conference surveys the state’s candidates for governor, U.S. Congress, and the General Assembly on their positions on issues of interest to Catholics. The candidates were asked to either “Agree” or “Disagree” with several issue statements and to provide brief written comments. The responses and comments for the gubernatorial candidates can be found here.
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Fr. Andy and Mike MacDonald will be gathering with our Young Adults onThursday October 23 in the YOUTH ROOM (when you enter the parish lot, drive along the right side of the parish complex, it’s on the lower level. 7:30pm. Age 19 – 30ish. MUSIC and DISCUSSION ABOUT OUR FAITH. Informal. Anyone is invited. Future dates November 20, January 8.
Holy Family Church offers a wide variety of ministries and ways to get involved. View our most recent Fall Mailing which details events happening at Holy Family.
Clarification on Walking With Purpose **** Please Read*****
WWP 101 versus Walking With Purpose 7 Priorities that Make Life Work: I would like to clarify that the book that goes with the upcoming WWP Women's Ministry is titled Walking With Purpose 101, "Choosing the Better Part" it is completely different from the book Walking with Purpose 7 Priorities That Make Life Work. I recommended the Walking with Purpose 7 Priorities That Make Life Work so you could get an idea of Lisa's style and because I found the book beneficial.
In Walking With Purpose 101 you will get the Study Guide, "Choosing the Better Part", the book "The Better Part" and you will need your bible. I would like to suggest that if you are on the fence come to the Connect Coffee and the first Chapter so basically the first two weeks. Nora and I will have copies of the first chapter and what you need for the connect coffee. If you like it then sign up if not a problem. However, I do need an idea that you are coming to the first two weeks so that I can have materials ready.
HANDICAP RAMP FOR HOLY FAMILY CHAPEL
Holy Family will be working on a project to help our Holy Family Chapel to be handicapped accessible. This idea came into being in response to knowing that a good number of parishioners do not go to daily Mass or other events in the old chapel because of their inability to go up the steps. The idea for a ramp was presented to and approved by the parish Development Committee, the Corporators of the Parish and the Pastoral Council in February. We are using funds raised from the memorial brick sale to finance this project, but a bit more is needed to cover all costs. If you would like to donate to the Chapel Ramp project, please contact the parish office or send a check designating your donation to this fund.
Thank you – Fr. Andy
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