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From your Pastor-Easter

Posted by andrea clune on 3/29/13

As the Sacred Triduum begins on this Holy Thursday evening with the Mass of the Lord's Supper, Fr. Martin and I, along with the entire parish staff wish all of of our readers a holy and happy Easter. Please join us here at Holy Family tonight at 7  for ... Read More »

From Your Pastor-March 2013

Posted by andrea clune on 3/12/13

Palm Sunday, March 24, begins Holy Week in the Catholic Church. Here at Holy Family the Masses are: 4:00pm vigil Mass on Saturday; Sunday  at 7:30 9:00, 11:00 and 12:30. At each liturgy palm branches are blessed and distributed. Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper is at 7:00 ... Read More »

From Your Pastor-February 7, 2013

Posted by andrea clune on 2/07/13

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13. Masses at Holy Family: 6:30am, 9:00am, 12noon and 7:00pm. CCD Prayer Service at 5:30pm. Please consult this Sunday's bulletin for our Lenten schedule this year: adult Ed series, Ecumenical luncheons, Stations of the Cross. Have a good Lent-2013! 

Confirmation Candidates In Their Own Words

Posted by jason gawaldo on 1/29/13

In about seven weeks, the 8th graders of our parish will receive the Sacrament on Confirmation.  This will complete their initiation into the Church and will begin a lifetime of developing a deeper understanding of our faith coupled with active involvement in the Church.  As part of the preparation ... Read More »

From Your Pastor-February 2013

Posted by andrea clune on 1/28/13

Welcome to Catholic Schools Week! We are observing it here at Holy Family with several special events: Beta Club on Monday at 1:00 pm In the Church, Dare Graduation at 9:30 am in Gallagher Hall. On Wednesday at 8:30 am Bishop Murry will be the celebrant at our school ... Read More »

From your Pastor-January 2013

Posted by andrea clune on 12/28/12

January 1, 2013 is upon us! Happy New Year. Blessings to all as we begin a new year in this Year of Faith. May this year be a time for all of us to grow in wisdom, age and grace! May the good Lord smile upon us all!

From your Pastor-December 2012

Posted by andrea clune on 12/16/12

Holy Family Parish in Poland, Ohio wishes you and yours a blessed Christmas and Christmas season. Remember that there are 12 days of Christmas! Here at Holy Family are Masses on Christmas eve are at 4pm, 8pm and Midnight. On Christmas day the Masses are at 10am and 12noon.  ... Read More »

From Your Pastor-December

Posted by andrea clune on 11/30/12

December - a beautiful month for our faith, family and friends. With all of the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations, do not forget about Advent as we prepare the way of the Lord. Please consult the parish bulletin for our spiritual, educational and social events. May the good ... Read More »

From your Pastor-November 2012

Posted by andrea clune on 11/17/12

Happy Thanksgiving!  Join us on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00pm at Poland United Methodist Church for a Thanksgiving Prayer Service. The Poland Christian congregations are gathering in praise of God from whom all blessings flow! On Thanksgiving Day  itself our Mass here at Holy Family is at  9:00am. All ... Read More »

The Real First Thanksgiving

Posted by jason gawaldo on 11/13/12

Are you ready for this?  You’ve been lied to your whole life about Thanksgiving.  It’s true.  Typical of popular American history, our textbooks have fed us half-truths about the actual events. 

Here’s how the story goes in our textbooks.  The first Thanksgiving happened in early autumn of 1621 at ... Read More »