All Parishioners who volunteer in any area of the Parish must attend a meeting on Saturday January 28, 2017 at 10:00 am. Barbara Landregan, our Diocesan Safe Environment Director and Rita Garcia will be at Holy Family to explain the Social Media Policy. All English and Spanish volunteers are required to sign a Verification and Acceptance form to volunteer in all Parishes of the Diocese. This must be done promptly. It became a requirement as of January 1, 2017. Mark your Calendar NOW Saturday January 28th at 10:00 am. Please sign up indicating you will be present A list is located on the vestibule table. Remember to volunteer this is a requirement.
Todos los feligrenses que tengan su ambiente seguro activo y sean voluntarios en cualquier area de la parroquia deberan asistir a una junta el Sabado 28 de Enero 2017 a las 10:00am. Barbara Landregan la directora del ambiente seguro de la Diocesis y Rita Garcia estaran en Holy Family para explicar la poliza de la Diocesis sobre Medios Sociales. Todos los voluntarios de las misas de Español e Ingles tienen requerido firmar la forma de aceptacion y verificacion en todas las parroquias de la Diocesis. Esto tiene que ser hecho prontamente porque entro como requerimiento mandatorio el 1ro de Enero 2017. Marquen sus calendarios ahora mismo. Sabado 28 de Enero del 2017 a las 10:00am. por favor apuntese indicando que va a estar presente. La lista esta localizada en la mesa del Vestibulo. Y recuerden este requerimiento es mandatorio para poder ser un voluntario en esta o cualquier parroquia de la Diocesis de Dallas.
Diocese Bishop Burns will be installed as the Bishop of Dallas on February 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, located at 2215 Ross Avenue in downtown Dallas.
Catholic Advocacy Day Legislative Training - February 11: 12:30 p.m. at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 950 Trails Parkway, Garland 75043. Texas Bishops and Catholics from throughout the state will join together for Catholic Faith in Action Advocacy Day on April 4, 2017 at the Capitol in Austin to advocate for policies promoƟng life, justice, charity, and religious freedom. To learn about the Bishops’ legislative agenda and the skills to be an effecƟve advocate, join us for this training. The training is for all participants regardless of experience level. For more information and to register for the training, visit www.cathdal.org/advocacyday.
This is an exciting time for Holy Family. After weeks of careful research, our liturgy team has selected a new worship resource for our parish. We will be using the OCP Glory & Praise Hymnals for Sunday Masses and other liturgies. Offering new songs as well as old favorites, it will be a very good fit for our community. You don't have to be a great singer or musician to contribute to our worship program. You can "sponsor" one of our new hymnals for just $16.00. Each sponsored hymnal will contain a bookplate that reads, "Given as a gift by _____ in the name of _____" or simply “Given as a gift by _____ “. Take this opportunity to honor your loved ones or commemorate a special event by sponsoring a hymnal. Special donation envelopes are available .
Confirmation Student retreat is scheduled at The Camp of the Pines located in Gladewater Friday March 24th to Sunday March 26th All students being Confirmed must attend a Retreat. If for some reason you know that your child will not be able to attend this Retreat it is your personal responsibility to contact another Parish to see if they have a Retreat on another date and room for them to attend. Our Confirmation is Scheduled for Friday March 31st at 7:00pm. Don’t wait to long as this would require them to wait until 2018 to be Confirmed. We are still checking into Bus transportation before the actual cost is totally determined. Please contact Janis Hicks PCL Leader with questions.
At Holy Family, you will find a warm and inviting atmosphere in which to nurture your faith. The moment you walk in the door you will find a community of believers sharing God's message through faith, hope, and love.
Mary Lou Raupach