|Our Parish Mission
Being Centered in Christ and nurtured by the Eucharist, our covenant is to extend Christ's compassion and peace to all. The mission of Holy Family Catholic Church is to be a loving and joy-filled Catholic community of faith dedicated to the growth of God's kingdom and living of the Gospel. We are committed to spiritual development through prayer, education, worship and service.
The Immaculate Conception is not a Holy Day of Obligation this year.
Advent and 1st Reconciliation Service
Thursday, December 5th, at 7:00 pm is the Advent and 1st Reconciliation Service.
Religious Education schedule update
There will be no R.E. Classes
Sunday December 22 & 29
Wednesday December 18, 25, and January 1st.
*Please note: We WILL HAVE classes on Wednesday, December 11th (this is listed incorrectly in the R.E. Calendar)
Resume: Sunday, January 5th and Wednesday January 8th.
Planning Meeting for India Mission Trip
Father Titus will host a information and planning meeting for the upcoming February mission trip to India. The meeting will be held Monday evening, December 2nd, at 7:00 pm in the Conference Room at Holy Family. Please bring your passport to the meeting, if you are interested in traveling with the group to India. If you have any questions about the trip prior to this meeting please call or email Bob Forster (646-335-3298 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org email) or Mike Hughes (615-828-8028 Cell, email@example.com email).
Men's Club News
We will have dinner/social at 6:00 with meeting to follow at 6:30. The primary topic will be the Christmas Basket Program. We encourage all men in the parish to attend and volunteer to help out in this very special community outreach event.
Thursday, Dec. 5th Predators Hockey Outing: We still have a few tickets remaining. Our group will be sitting in the "All you can eat - attack twice zone" and tickets are $51. We welcome any men in the parish to join us!
Thistle Farms presentation and sale
There is a Thistle Farms presentation and sale scheduled for Wednesday, December 4th after the 9:00 am Mass. Please let us know if you are joining us by emailing Janis Lovecchio at Janis.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Moms & Tots Meets this Week
Moms and Tots is a program that provides biweekly social interaction for children, newborn through preschool, and their mothers. This group meets this Thursday, December 5th, from 9:30—11:00 am in Rooms 137 & 139. For more information, please contact Moms and Tots coordinator, Julie Dreyfus, at email@example.com.
Junior Youth News
Help send Junior Youth to Servio Deo with our poinsettia sale. Poinsettias will be on sale December 7th and 8th after all Masses. Happy Holidays!
Haiti Ministry Annual Craft Fair
The Haiti Ministry Annual Craft Fair December 7th and 8th after all the Masses: Have you ever been hungry? Such is the plight of many children in Bahon Haiti. The annual Craft Fair for Haiti is raising funds to build a new cafeteria at St. Joseph’s School. Come and support the fair and feed the children in Bahon, they are hungry.
Cursillo at Holy Family Hosts ULTREYA
We will host our next Holy Family Ultreya Saturday morning, December 7th, at 9:00 am in Room 136. Al Guyet will be our witness speaker. If you have any questions or would like to RSVP, please call Mike Hughes at 615-828-8028, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see all you Cursillo.
GraceWorks Manger Volunteers Needed
GraceWorks Manger Volunteers Needed - Wednesday, Dec. 11th, 2013, 5:30 pm
Holy Family’s date to work the GraceWorks Manger is Wednesday, Dec. 11th. We are in need of volunteers to assist clients in selecting presents, wrapping gifts, etc. This is a great service projects for families! This year’s event is at the former Whole Foods Building, located at 1735 Galleria Blvd. in Cool Springs.
Is Your Marriage: Thriving or Surviving?
Attend a weekend renewal for married couples led by Lloyd and Jan Tate and Fr. Joe McMahon, January 17-19, 2014, starting at 5:00 pm on Friday and ending with Mass and lunch on Sunday. The renewal takes place at Garner Creek Retreat Center, 700 Sam Hollow Rd., Dickson, TN 37055. Cost is $300 per couple. Make checks payable to Fr. Joe McMahon, Holy Family Catholic Church Brentwood, TN 37027. For more information, contact Fr. Joe at 615-373-4696, Ext. 224 or email: email@example.com.
Weight Watchers group
A new Weight Watchers group is forming at HFCC. This will be an At Work/Community Series beginning with an informational meeting on Tuesday, January 7th, at 11:00 am in Room 135. For more information, contact Virginia Bacue, 615-368-2262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Life Teen Ski Trip
Applications are being accepted for the annual Life Teen Ski Trip to Perfect North, February 14 – 18. Forms can be found on this website under Ministries – Life Teen.
HFCC Mission Honduras Advisory Board
The HFCC Mission Honduras Advisory Board will be leading two teams to serve the poor of Honduras in 2014. Team 1 will go from May 31st to June 7th; Team 2 will go from June 13th to June 20th. If you are interested in going on this life-changing experience, please visit www.missionhonduras2013.com for more information. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. A $250 deposit is required to reserve your spot, and all required information can now be submitted online. Seats will fill up fast, so please do not wait. If you have questions, feel free to contact Chris Bove at email@example.com.
Haiti Mission Trips 2014
Interested in learning more about Holy Family's work at our sister parish in Bahon, Haiti? We are planning on sending two teams to St. Joseph parish in Bahon. The first team will leave on Jan. 29th and return on Feb. 5th, and the second will leave Feb. 6th and return Feb. 12th. If you have interest in hearing more about our mission and these trips, contact Mike Hogrefe at 615-308-7550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are not receiving CONNECT emails, please let us know of any change in your email address. Please send all changes to Becky Carter at email@example.com.
Holy Family Bulletin
If you would like the Holy Family Bulletin emailed to you each week, log on to the Liturgical Publications Inc. website at www.SeekandFind.com. You will see Holy Family Brentwood, TN at the box at the top of the window. At this window you can open up the bulletin or key in your email and set up a password. The bulletin will be emailed to you each week.
We have a new parish bookstore on our web site. This is an exciting way to make purchases to decorate your home with great Catholic art, increase your Catholic knowledge through faith-filled movies, books, e-books, CDs, and more, and benefit our parish at the same time. You will find high quality rosaries, jewelry, and even Catholic apparel. For every purchase made from our Parish WebStore, our parish will receive a substantial donation. This is truly a great resource to help us and others grow in our faith, so please click on the Parish Web Store link to check out the site.