News/Blog :: Holy Family Catholic Church http://holyfamilyenfield.org Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:24:24 GMT Dear Parishioners, http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=78&page=1 Welcome to Holy Family Parish website. We are a Roman Catholic Community, in Enfield, Connecticut. Our reason for being is to assist all parishioners in coming to the Father through a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ empowered by the Holy Spirit and thus becoming "devoted to the Apostle's instruction and communal life, to the Breaking of Bread and prayers' (Acts 2, 42) We seek to joyfully live out this message, as well as joyfully share it with others who are open. We thank you for visiting our web page and would happy to answer any questions which you might have. You may call or email us, Fr. Robert J. Rousseau, Pastor Sun, 01 Jun 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss78 Adult Confirmation Classes http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=200&page=1 Adult Confirmation Classes - Confirmation Classes for baptized Roman Catholics who have made their First Communion and are over the age of 18 will be held at Saint Mark the Evangelist, 467 So. Quaker La., West Hartford, Connecticut, Tuesday, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and May 6 from 7:00 to 9:00pm. Registration forms are available in the Confirmation office or on www.orehartford.org . The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated on May 13, 2014 at 7:00pm in the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, Hartford, Connecticut. Questions? Call Carole Frappier at 860-741-3307. Tue, 13 May 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss200 DIVINE MERCY http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=177&page=1 DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY - April 27th, at 3:00pm. Opening prayer, Eucharistic Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, O Salutaris Hosta (inside back cover of Missallette), Divine Mercy Chaplet - with readings from the Diary of Sr. Faustina, Silent Adoration, Benediction, Tantum Ergo (inside of back cover of Missallette, Divine Praises, Closing. Sun, 27 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss177 *** BEGINNING EXPERIENCE RETREAT *** http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=263&page=1 For all who are divorced, widowed, or separated, there is a special heartache in finding oneself alone again. Men and women of all ages are encouraged to attend a BEGINNING EXPERIENCE weekend designed for those who wish to resolve the pain and grief of losing the marriage relationship and create a more peace filled future. The BEGINNING EXPERIENCE weekend will be held April 25 - 27 at Lourdes of Litchfield, in Litchfield, Connecticut the weekend fee is $275.00 / person. For more information and an application please call 860-741-3050. Or visit the web site at www.beginningexperience.org/connecticut Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss263 > Beginning Experience Retreat < http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=119&page=1 Beginning Experience retreat - For all who are divorced, widowed, or separated, there is a special heartache in finding in finding oneself alone again. Men and Women of all ages are encouraged to attend a Beginning Experience weekend designed for those who wish to resolve the pain and grief of losing the marriage relationship and create a more peace-filled future. THE BEGINNING EXPERIENCE WEEKEND WILL BE HELD APRIL 25TH - 27TH, AT LOURDES OF LITCHFIELD, IN LITCHFIELD, CT.. The weekend begins Friday evening, April 25th and continues through Sunday afternoon, April 27th. The weekend fee is $275.00/person, which includes the program, materials, all meals on Saturday and Sunday and two nights' lodging. For more information and an application please call 860-741-3500 or visit the web site at www.beginningexperience.org/connecticut Fri, 25 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss119 *> THANK YOU TO ALL <* http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=249&page=2 THANK YOU TO ALL The volunteers who helped with cleaning the Church for our Easter celebration. The Alter Guild schedule is posted and copies are available in the Sacristy. The Alter Guild and schedule is also available on the Holy Family Website for your conveniance. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss249 Rice Bowls http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=223&page=1 CRS RICE BOWL- CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES - Thank you for participating in CRS' Operation Rice Bowl! Rice Bowls may be returned next weekend. Thank you for your generous support. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss223 2014 Archbishop's Annual Appeal http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=153&page=1 The 2014 Archbishop's Annual Appeal, Building Hope, Providing Help, to those in need! In these trying times. If you have not yet made your gift or pledge, please pray about your decision and consider making a pledge or one time gift. Join us, your Catholic community, as we share our blessings and join in BUILDING HOPE -- PROVIDING HELP. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss153 Peter's Pence Collection http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=150&page=1 Thank you for your generous support of our Holy Father's work in the Peter's Pence Collection. Your generosity is an act of solidarity with the universal Church, answering the call to become a witness of charity. May God bless you. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss150 Easter Flower Memorials http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=58&page=1 EASTER FLOWER MEMORIALS - Thank you to all who shared their plants during the Lenten Season as a sign of hope for our parish. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss58 > Pray for Vocations Increase < http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=247&page=1 UNTIE HIM, AND LET HIM GO FREE. It is a humbling privilege to shout those words in the name of Jesus. You, too, can offer freedom and life to those bound in death. Consider giving life through through ministry as a priest, sister, or brother, call Fr. Anthony Smith, Director of Vocations, Archdiocesan Center at Saint Thomas Seminary, telephone 860-761-7456 or email vocations@stseminary.org or visit the web at www.vocationshartford.org . Sun, 06 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss247 * Conversion TO Gas * http://holyfamilyenfield.org/index.cfm?load=news&newsarticle=196&page=1 The Finance Council has been discussing and exploring the possibility of converting our parish heating system to gas as a way of cleaner and more efficient heat. It will be less expensive for the parish as well. We will keep you informed as we proceed. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 05:00:00 GMT rss196