Hi, I'm Fr. Bob Deehan, the Pastor at Holy Family Catholic church in Duxbury and I'd like to welcome you to our parish. This website is designed to help you learn what we are all about, that is, to help deepen people's relationship with Jesus and his Church through our sacramental and spiritual life, faith formation and service opportunities, and the ways we gather as a community to support and uplift each other. We are the local community of disciples tending to the mission of Jesus in this corner of the vineyard.

Pastor's Corner

Happy Independence Day

06-30-2019Rev. Robert J. Deehan, V.F.

This Thursday, July 4th is the 243rd anniversary of the founding of our country. For it was on this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 original colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. At that time, there were an estimated 2.5 million people living in this newly established nation. Presently, close to 330 million people call the United States their home. We have so much to be thankful to God for as citizens of this great country. We have come a long way over those years, not without much struggle, heartache, sacrifice and perseverance. And yet, we still face challenges and hurtles to “form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity.” (Preamble of the Constitution) In a special way this week, I invite you to keep in prayer our country and its leaders, our service men and women, and all who work to address the challenges that threaten the welfare and peace of a nation. Below is a prayer you are welcome to use or, even better, why not make up your own. Have a happy and safe Independence Day!


Upcoming Events

Stephen Ministers Needed

The parish is now looking for more people to join our 20+ Stephen Minister & Leader team to train to bring the love, understanding and compassion of Jesus to individuals who are hurting. Training will be on Wednesday evenings beginning Oct 2.


6 Flags New England

Jul 24, 2019

Contact Matt for more details and to register - mbensman@holyfamilyduxbury.org or 781-934-5055 x113.

First Saturday Devotion

Aug 3, 2019 (every first Saturday of the month)

Begins with Confession from 7:30-8:00am, Mass in the main church at 8:15am, followed by 15 minutes of reflection on the mysteries of the Rosary, and finally the Rosary itself at 9:00am. All are welcome!

Red Sox vs LA Angels

Aug 11, 2019: 10:30am

Attend the 10:30am Mass together, have a quick cookout on the parish lawn and head up to Fenway for the 1:05pm start time. Contact Matt at mattbensman@holyfamilyduxbury.org for info and tickets.

Holy Family Parish Blog

Each week a member of the parish staff will be sharing a reflection with the community as we walk our faith journeys together. We hope that through sharing ourselves, our thoughts, our prayers and our feelings with you that we might grow together in the love of Jesus and His Church. Thanks for reading and we hope you join us each week. New reflections will be posted every Thursday.