Our Parish

WELCOME TO HOLY FAMILY!

“We the people of Holy Family Catholic Church, are called to give witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ through our worship and prayer, through the fostering of a community of faith, and through service to our neighbors. We are centered in the Eucharist and united in the Holy Spirit, who empowers us to nurture our individual spiritual growth, while caring for one another with compassion and love.”

If you are looking for a church family, Holy Family invites you to attend one of our weekend mass celebrations.

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ELECTRONIC GIVING PROGRAM

Many of you are already contributing to offertory through participation in our Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) program. Our electronic giving program also offers you the opportunity to donate to offertory through the use of Credit & Debit Cards or “Online Giving” directly from this website. Electronic giving offers convenience for our parishioners and provides donation consistency for Holy Family. Longtime parishioners will appreciate an alternative to frequent check writing and our younger members may prefer to donate via electronic means whenever possible. In addition to contributions to Offertory the online giving program may also be used for the payment of Columbarium or Cemetery Fees, Faith Formation Fees and Sacramental Fees. To participate, please click “Donate” to view plan options for on line electronic giving.

ALTAR FLOWERS
You may download an order form for the purchase of Altar Flowers by clicking on Publications Index and then on Altar Flowers  – Order Form. The cost is $40.

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RESPECT LIFE For help with an unplanned pregnancy, please call one of these numbers: 1-800-848-LOVE; Catholic Charities, 727-0705;  Salem Care Center, 760-3680; Birthright, 774-0456. For post-abortion healing, 1-877-HOPE4ME.

BAPTISMS 
Baptisms are performed on the first and third Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. and must be scheduled at least one month in advance. Please call the Faith Formation Office at Extension 214 to reserve space in the required Parent Preparation Class held on the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. In preparation for this class please complete the Baptismal Form and bring it to the class.

COLUMBARIUM & CEMETERY 
If you would like to reserve a columbarium niche or cemetery plot please contact Paula Griffin in the church office at 778-0600, Extension 218 for information or to obtain an application.  Click here to download an application form. Parishioners have the option of acquiring the rights to interment in columbarium niches or cemetery plots with payment in full at the time of the reservation or through an Installment Payment Plan of $100/month. Fees are $1,500/$2,500 for a single/double niche or plot.

HANDBOOKS, PLANNERS AND FORMS 
Please visit our Publications Index to obtain handbooks, planners or forms you may need in connection with Weddings, Baptisms, Funerals, Rental of facilities and other church related activities.

NEED TO VIEW A PRIOR ISSUE OF THE WEEKLY BULLETIN? 
To view prior issues of the Holy Family Weekly Bulletin click on Catholic Links on the left side of our home page or any page, then click on the Catholic Web link. This will take you to the Holy Family page at Catholic Web. Once there, click on the “Bulletins Tab” and select the date of the bulletin you wish to read. You may become a member of Catholic Web and have the bulletin emailed to you each week. Select “Become a Member” on the left side of the page. 

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