Going into the Desert02-18-2018
Why do we always go to the desert? We see this example in Scripture time and time again. The Israelites wandered in the desert. King David and prophets were driven into the wilderness. And now Jesus is in the same place. Lent after Lent, we too are invited into a barren, desolate place. Why do we always go to the desert?
Throughout Scripture, the desert is a place of testing. It's also a place of hiding and withdrawal. In the Old Testament, David fled into the wilderness to hide from Saul, Elijah from Jezebel, and Jonah from God! In other words, the desert is a place of "retreat."READ MORE
Events and Announcements
Parish Offices & Schools will close at 12:00pm for a Lenten Staff Day. In the event of an emergency, please call 855-2685.
First Friday Healing Mass
Mar 2 9:15am
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated after the 8:30am Mass. By celebrating this Sacrament communally, we join together at the Lord’s Table praying for those who suffer. Reception to follow in Holy Family Parish Center.
Couples will have an opportunity to receive a special blessing at all the Masses the weekend of Mar 3/4.
Lenten Penance Service
Mar 12 6:30pm
Additional priests will be available to hear confessions. This is an additional opportunity to receive the grace given to us through the Sacrament of Penance.