• Please remember to wear your masks at all times, wash your hands frequently, and social distancing is still in effect.
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  • Protection of Children: The Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands is committed to protecting children from all harm. If you have knowledge of any member of the clergy or other church worker who may have abused a minor, please contact the diocesan child protection coordinator, Callista Julien at 340-772-4214.
  • Catholic Home Missions: Thank you for your generous support of last week’s Catholic Home Mission Appeal. As a parish, we raised $370.00 to help strengthen the Church at home and ensure that the Gospel is spread across the United States. If you missed the appeal it’s not too late to give! Just visit www.usccb.org/home-missions.
  • Bishop’s Appeal: Please be an active and effective part of our missionary efforts! Have you told anyone about how the Bishop’s Appeal helps Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands, our Catholic Schools and our outreach efforts? Is there someone to whom you can give a Bishop’s Appeal brochure? Please help us reach our goal today.
    • For your convenience, you may choose to make a pledge now and spread your payments over several months. Donations may be made in the form of cash, check or credit card. Please fill out the form in the brochure and make your checks payable to “Diocese of St. Thomas.” Please see the brochure for further information. Thank You!
    • “It’s not how much we give, its how much LOVE we put into giving.” —Mother St. Theresa of Calcutta
  • St. Joseph Workers: The consecration of St. Joseph the Worker will be on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Holy Family church at 7:00 p.m. A talk on the occasion will be given by sister Ayana Griffith from Trinidad along with Fr. Anthony Abraham. All are invited. Please wear your mask.
  • Weekday Mass Change: Please be informed that the Monday morning masses have reconvened at 7:00 a.m. and Fridays masses will return to 5:00 p.m. Please be guided accordingly.
  • Church Bulletin: Please be reminded that the church bulletin can be viewed or accessed online at www.holyfamilystt.com or via myParish app. Access the App Store, download the myParish App, and then put in the name of your parish (Holy Family). Please be guided accordingly.
  • Catholic Charities: Are you unemployed or just looking for a change in your career and are desirous of working in a most exciting and fulfilling atmosphere? Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands seeks to employ an Administrative Assistant with some accounting experience. We offer: retirement plan, health insurance, paid vacations. Call 340-777-8518 for further information or email ccusvi@outlook.com
  • Ordination of Rev. Neil Scantlebury: The Most Rev. Charles Jason Gordon, Apostolic Administrator, Diocese of Bridgetown, said after due consultation with key persons, including Bishop-elect Scantlebury, and His Excellency Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu, Apostolic Nuncio to the Antilles Episcopal Conference, it has been agreed that the ordination be postponed due to the COVID-19 situation in Barbados. A new date will be announced in due course. Please continue to pray for Bishop-elect Scantlebury as he prepares for his ordination
  • On Line Giving: Visit our website: www.holyfamilystt.com and select online giving. Holy Family offers a mobile version of our online giving page to make it easy for you to give anytime from your smart phone, using “GIVE PLUS” mobile app. Thanks to all those who are using online giving; may God continue to bless you richly.
  • Funeral Services: To continue to adhere to the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Department of Health, and with that in mind, we must emphasize that our funeral services are for registered active parishioners only and are limited to one hundred (100) persons. We would, however, assist any family with the burial at the cemetery. Please be guided accordingly.
  • Devotional Candles: Please be reminded that blue and red globes are provided for you to place your candles. If the globes are all filled, please refrain from putting your candles on the shelf of our Blessed Mother and the shelf of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
  • Media Ministry: We are seeking young interested volunteers to join the Media Ministry. Please contact Mr. Francis Callwood at 340-998-6403.
  • Adoration: There is adoration on Wednesdays after the 7:00 a.m. mass and Fridays, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please be guided accordingly.
  • Church Office: Please note that the church office is open. Kindly wear your mask if you have to do business with the church office. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. It is better to be safe than sorry.
  • Televised Mass: Sunday mass is streamed on Cathedralvi.com and televised on channel 7 on Sunday at 10 a.m. from the cathedral. Also every weekday morning at 7:00 a.m. mass is televised and streamed from the cathedral.
  • Let us all continue to practice social distancing and pray for each other.
  • Lectors: Holy Family Church is in need of lectors for the Saturday evening mass. Are you willing to volunteer your service? Remember, what we do for the church we do it for honor and glory of God and for the building up of His Kingdom. Please call the church office and give your names for lectoring.
  • Holy Family Registration Form: Forms are available at the entrance of the church. Persons who are not registered members of Holy Family church and wish to register as members of Holy Family Church, please find registration forms at the entrance of the church. Thank you for your understanding.
  • At Holy Family: Please check out our new website at www.holyfamilystt.com and our Facebook page at Holy Familyvi.
    (1) Log on to FORMED.ORG/REGISTRATION then use the parish code QMPGC4. (2) MYPARISHAPP: Access the App Store, download the MYPARISH APP, put in the name of your parish (Holy Family).
  • Online Giving: Visit our website: www.holyfamilystt.com and select Online Giving from the main menu or Support our parish at the bottom of the page. Holy Family offers a mobile version of our online giving page to make it easy for you to give anytime from your smart phone, using “GIVE PLUS” mobile app. Thanks to all those who are using online giving; may God continue to bless you richly.
  • Youth Group: Youth ages 13 years to 19 years are encouraged to participate in a youth group with a difference, beginning on Friday, January 3, 2020 in Lower Columban Hall, where you will encounter faith, fun and food. Parents are kindly asked to please encourage your young people to be a part of this youth group with a difference, by bringing them out.
  • Prayer Meeting: Please note that Holy Family prayer meeting resumed on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Please be guided accordingly.
  • RCIA: Adults who wish to join the Catholic church or know their faith more are encouraged to attend classes on Wednesdays, at 7:00 p.m. in Lower Columban Hall.
  • Catholic Daughters of the Americas: We need you, because God needs you! and you need Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Court 2049! Catholic Daughters of the Americas is a Catholic organization dedicated to prayer, good works, and the helping of the less fortunate. Catholic Daughters is an opportunity to engage in spiritual activities, along with help those less fortunate. Also, you make more new and dear friends and have fun while enriching your life and others. Regular meetings are held once a month, third Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Please call Evelyn Carole Nelthropp, Regent, at 340-643-1461.
  • Phone Numbers: To all Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers: In light of the fact that many of you still don’t have a working land line, please contact the church office via 340-244-9047 with a cell number where you can be reached. If you cannot fulfill your duties on a date you are scheduled to serve, you will be able to call someone to substitute for you. If your land line is working, please let us know that too. Thank you.
  • Refurbishing of Pews: Please be aware that the refurbishing of our pews has started. Please bear with us as some of the pews are corded off. Thank you for your understanding. God bless.
  • Families for Christ: Family Sunday is the first Sunday of each month starting with a Families for Christ meeting at 9:15 a.m. in Lower Columban Hall, followed by family mass at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome. Interested volunteers please contact Sheryl Griffith at 352-348-6979. Please be guided accordingly.
  • Ushering Ministry: Being a member of the Holy Family Church ushers ministry is very rewarding. We are open to both men and women of our parish. If you are a caring, reliable and dedicated person, the usher ministry needs you for Saturday mass at 6:00 p.m., and Sunday masses at 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. There is a sign-up sheet on the table at the back of the church. Please indicate which mass you would be an usher for along with your name and telephone number.