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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

At The Mass – Flagon

At the Mass…

At every Mass we have an Offertory. Often families or couples offer to bring forth the “gifts”, including the wine that will be consecrated at Mass.

This week we learn about the: Read More

At The Mass – The Ciborium

At the Mass…

This week we learn about another beautiful object used by our Priests at every Mass.

Have you heard about the:
Ciborium (si-BORE-ee-um) – this object is a vessel Read More

At The Mass – The Paten

At the Mass…

This month we began learning the names and uses for the objects found on the altar at the Catholic Mass. Last week we learned about the chalice.

This week we learn about the Paten (PAT-en) – it is a saucer-like disk that holds the bread that becomes the Body of Christ.3520009E-E39B-4B1B-A23A-5913BEAC4D49

At The Mass – The Chalice

At the Mass…

When we attend Mass, we learn the prayers, we learn the songs, and we know the typical actions of praise and prayer.  

Have you ever taken time to learn about all the objects used by our Priests at the Consecration?
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The Honorable Bishop Mark Seitz

Save The Date!

Join us in celebrating a

Confirmation Mass

WEDNESDAY, June 20 at 7:00 PM

with the Honorable Bishop Mark Seitz presiding.

Holy Family Catholic Church

900 W. Missouri Ave.

El Paso, Texas 79902

First Holy Communion


While they were eating, Jesus took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and giving it to his disciples said, “Take and eat; this is my body.”

Then he took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which will be shed on behalf of many for the forgiveness of sins.

Celebrate A First Holy Communion with us at:

Holy Family Catholic Church

Sunday, June 10 at 10:00am