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  • July 25th, 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time


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  • News and Updates

    Mass registration is no longer required!

    Mass Schedule 

    Each weekday will have the normal 8 am Mass in the Church as below:

    Saturday, July 31, 2021
    8:00 AM Judy Christine Chlebek
    4:00 PM Dora Dutra
    Sunday, August 1, 2021
    7:30 AM Theresa Ana Gonsalves
    9:00 AM Jack & Mary Rebello
    10:30 AM For the People of the Parish
    Monday, August 2, 2021
    8:00 AM James Michael Cohn
    Tuesday, August 3, 2021
    8:00 AM Special Intention
    Wednesday, August 4, 2021
    8:00 AM Natalie Rodrigues Gloria & Joseph Oliveira
    Thursday, August 5, 2021
    8:00 AM Special Intention
    Friday, August 6, 2021
    8:00 AM Albert Sylvia
    Saturday, August 7, 2021
    8:00 AM Jose & Isaura Ferreira
    4:00 PM Olivine Doris Faulds-11th Anniversary
    Sunday, August 8, 2021
    7:30 AM For the people of the parish
    9:00 AM Carol Gilmore
    10:30 AM Michael Paiva-2nd Anniversary

    Confession Schedule  
    in the church parking lot (or on the rectory front porch, in case of bad weather)

     Saturday, July 31 from 5 to 6 pm
    Friday, August 6th from 7 to 8 pm Saturday, August 7th from 6:30 to 7 pm

    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
    Adoration is still in the temporary adoration chapel.  Adorers will enter by the door at the front left of the building & you will be able to access the door for the temporary chapel from there. For now, the times will still be M-F from 11 am-8 pm and then First Saturday Adoration will be 10 am-3 pm. 
     

  • Mass Times (see above)

    • Saturday: 4:00 PM EnglishEnglishEN
    • Sunday: 7:30 AM EnglishEnglishEN 9:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN 10:30 AM EnglishEnglishEN
    • 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN Rosary before daily Mass at 7:35 AM
    • Saturday: 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN
  • Confession Times (see above)

    • MonSat 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM Any Day By Appointment
    • Saturday: 3:00 PM to 3:50 PM At the church
  • Adoration Times

    • MonFri 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM At Parish Center Chapel
    • 1st Friday: 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM First Friday Adoration in Church, ending with Rosary and Benediction
    • 1st Saturday: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM At Parish Center Chapel
  • From our Pastor, Fr. Rich

    TRANSITIONS: On August 18th we will have the “changing of the guard” here at Holy Family. Bishop daCunha has sent me to become the pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (a Portuguese/English parish) and Our Lady of Guadalupe @ St. James (an Hispanic/English parish), both in New Bedford, while continuing with my responsibilities in Fall River as vicar general and executive editor of The Anchor. In my place the bishop has named Father Matt Gill as pastor of Holy Family and as director of the Hispanic community at St. Mary’s (as I have been while here).
    I am sad to be leaving, but I am happy that you will have a good replacement in Father Matt. Many of you remember him from when he served here as a seminarian under Father Kevin. Father Matt is excited to come back here to the Silver City (even if it no longer has a Galleria). He will be able to dedicate more time to you than I have since he will not have the other 2 assignments in Fall River that I have.
    I have been blessed to serve here at Holy Family. Your example of faith has strengthened me in my own faith. I also thank God both for the joyful and fun moments that we have had and for the challenging times. I have been moved by God’s presence working in your lives during moments of sorrow and tragedy. These are not moments that we would ever hope to have to go through, but we are mindful of Jesus’ call: “Take up your cross and follow Me.” I have been impressed by how I have seen you carry such a variety of crosses, and how others of you have been like the Blessed Mother, Mary Magdalene and the Apostle John at the foot of the cross of Christ, helping people in their moments of “Crucifixion.” As the old expression goes, “No cross, no glory.” Jesus has helped us through these situations in the past and He will do so again in the future.
    You are most welcome to visit New Bedford from time to time (as I will here, especially since I know that I can “drop-in” on Our Lord at the Adoration in the parish center), but I ask that you remain active here at Holy Family. The people of East Taunton and vicinity need your example of faith. As another old expression goes (I thought it was invented by my parents, but then people told me after Mass that their grandparents said it, too), “We go to Mass for God, not the priest.” God is why we are here - and He is here to lead us to Heaven. May our worship and our living out of the faith help us and our neighbors to get to Heaven

  • Office of Safe Environment

    Our Parish is committed to providing a safe place for all the faithful. Therefore, we follow a
    strict policy of The Essential Three for all who minister, work or volunteer in our parish. We
    ask for your cooperation and support. The safety of our community depends on all of us doing
    our part. Please visit the Diocesan Safe Environment page for more information:
    https://www.fallriverdiocese.org/office-of-safe-environment/