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We ❤️ Our wonderful Catechists who answer Gods’ call to teach and share the Faith with our youth.  Pray for them as they prepare to begin their journey

Religious Education classes begin on September 9!

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What Is Our Priest Wearing? The Amice


This week we begin learning about the many items  our Priests wear at every Mass.  Along with each item we will also learn the spiritual purpose of each item worn.

The first thing our Priest puts on is the AMICE.  This is a piece of white linen, rectangular in shape, with two long cloth ribbons.

The priest places it around his neck, covering the Read More

At The Mass – The Hymnal/Missalette

At the Mass…

Singing and praising God through song and prayer makes one feel as if we are in heaven and praying in song alongside the angels.

A book that may help us with this is the: Read More

At The Mass – The Sacramentary

At the Mass…

We see the Altar Server bring a large book to the Priest, and holds it open while the Priest reads from the book. The book is referred to as the:

Sacramentary – it contains: Read More

At The Mass – The Lectionary

At the Mass…

Another book seen and used at every Catholic Mass is the:

Lectionary – this book contains the scripture readings for the Mass.
The Lector reads the first reading, the responsorial, and the second reading from this book.


At The Mass – The Book of the Gospel

At the Mass…

During the Procession the Priest, Deacon, and the Altar Servers walk into the church.

Typically we see the Deacon holding up a large book. This book is the: Read More

Religious Education Registration Begins


Registration for all RELIGIOUS EDUCATION classes BEGINS IN AUGUST.
We will be registering children at the Holy Family Catholic Church Rectory, beginning on August 7, as follows: Read More

At The Mass – The Purificator

At the Mass…

There is one more object used by our Priests after the Consecration and Communion is over.

This item is referred to as the:
Purificator – a white cloth used to Read More

At The Mass – The Pall

At the Mass…

Ever wonder what the stiff, white square is that is placed over the Chalice? Read More

At The Mass – The Communion Cup

At the Mass…

At Communion the Priest, Deacon, or the Eucharistic Minister brings forth the Body of Christ to the communicants.

The object used is referred to as:
The Communion Cup – this is Read More