Poland, OH 44514



A Little Rest and Relaxation

Posted by jason gawaldo on 7/05/12

In a little more than a week, I’ll be heading to South Carolina for a family vacation.  Thirty-three years ago, my parents went to Myrtle Beach for their honeymoon, and our family has gone back nearly every summer ever since.  Over the course of the years, we have developed ... Read More »

A Father's Influence

Posted by jason gawaldo on 6/14/12

When I hear the word “father,” I think of my own dad, as I imagine most of us do.  I have vivid childhood memories of camping, sports, and yard work, side by side with my dad.  My dad never was overly expressive of emotions, but he did manage in ... Read More »

From Your Pastor - June 2012

Posted by andrea clune on 6/12/12

Summertime and the living is easy! If you are traveling in the area on vacation, a summer welcome to Holy Family Church here in Poland. Please join us for weekend worship at 4:00 pm on Saturdays or on Sundays at 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 or 12:30 pm. We welcome visitors ... Read More »

From Fanatic to Ecclesiastic: Trading Baseball Cards for Holy Cards

Posted by jason gawaldo on 5/17/12

I’ve been a huge baseball fan for most of my life, and growing up in Pittsburgh made me a diehard Pirates fan.  With that being said, my first clear baseball memory is Atlanta's Sid Bream scoring the winning run of the 1992 NLCS to end the Pirates’ last winning ... Read More »

Working for an Eternal Living

Posted by jason gawaldo on 5/01/12

On this feast of St. Joseph the Worker, I am reminded of my past jobs, particularly the part-time ones. 

My first job (chore?) was working (paying back a debt of nature?) for my dad doing yard work.  Mostly I cut the grass on the 14 acres of our used-to-be-a-farm, ... Read More »

From Your Pastor - May 2012

Posted by andrea clune on 4/23/12

Great time of year here at Holy Family Parish! We salute our young people who are graduating from college and high school. Congratulations to them and their parents. On Sunday, June 3 at the 11:00 a.m. Mass here we will be recognizing our high school graduates. Please join us ... Read More »

From Your Pastor - March 2012

Posted by amanda reardon on 2/29/12


March, 2012 From the Pastor

Lent is upon us!  March has entered like a lamb!

Lots going on at Holy Family this month.  Celebrate for our juniors and seniors takes place the weekend of March 2nd, 3rd and 4th.  What a great program for our young people to ... Read More »

From Your Pastor - February 2012

Posted by amanda reardon on 2/02/12

February, 2012 From the Pastor  

            Greetings from Holy Family Parish!  This month begins with the celebration of Catholic Schools Week.  See the school’s website for its schedule and activities.  On Wednesday, February 1, we honor Mrs. Lisa Daprile at the school Mass for her distinguished service to ... Read More »


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