Holy Family's 75th Anniversary
2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of Holy Family Parish. Events to commemorate the yearlong celebration include an updated pictorial directory, memory boards, a commemorative video, and a formal Gala.
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.
The 47th Anniversary of Roe v Wade01-19-2020Rev. Robert J. Deehan, V.F.
There have been over 56 million abortions in our country since the January 22, 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion. One of the core beliefs of the Catholic Church is that human life is sacred and must be preserved from the moment of conception to natural death. In the anniversary month of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Catholic Church in the U.S. prays in a special way for the protection of unborn children. This coming Wednesday, January 22 is a particular day of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life and of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion. As individuals, we are called to observe this day through the penitential practices of prayer, fasting and/or giving alms. Trusting that our prayers are powerful and are heard by God, Holy Family parish will offer a special period of Eucharistic Adoration in Our Lady's Chapel this Wednesday, January 22 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. I encourage you to join with other parishioners in the chapel that day to pray before the Blessed Sacrament for these intentions. Our Blessed Mother, Mary, who bore the child Jesus in her womb is a powerful advocate for the preservation of life in the womb. And so, I share with you the following prayer to invoke Mary's intercession for this important intention.READ MORE
One of the many highlights of the 75th Anniversary Gala are the opportunities to go home with fabulous gifts and services purchased through the silent auction and raffle drawings. We are looking for a variety of items to help build the excitement to make our event a success!
If you have a story or special memory of Holy Family we would love to hear from you! We are compiling memories and stories to be used in our 75th anniversary commemorative video. You can share your stories in writing,in a voice recording or on video. We can't wait to hear from you!
Jan 20, 2020: 8:15am
Guest Speaker will be Ms. Lorna DesRoses, Coordinator of Black Catholic Ministries for the Archdiocese of Boston.
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.