POSTPONED – Holy Family Dynamic Catholics Book Study

Holy Family Dynamic Catholics is hosting its next book study starting Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7-8:15pm. The class meets in PLC Room 4 (Guerin Room). Dcn. Richard Dodd will lead the study.

This study will feature the books “Imitation of Christ” by Thomas A Kempis and “Here and Now: Living in the Spirit” by Henri J.J. Nouwen.

Here and Now by Henri Nouwen

Not a faint memory, but happening right here and now, spiritual living takes place in the present; the Spirit meets us in the ordinary. These inspirational reflections by Henri Nouwen succeed in convincing us that God’s presence is reliable.

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis

The text is divided into four books, which provide detailed spiritual instructions: “Helpful Counsels of the Spiritual Life”, “Directives for the Interior Life”, “On Interior Consolation” and “On the Blessed Sacrament”. The approach taken in the Imitation is characterized by its emphasis on the interior life and withdrawal from the world.

The book places a high level of emphasis on the devotion to the Eucharist as key element of spiritual life.

The study costs $22.95, which includes the books. Click here to order the books from the Holy Family Gift & Book Store.

Do you have a strong faith? A heart of service? A heart for the youth? God may be calling you to the Youth Ministry Core Team.

Holy Family’s Catholic Youth Ministry seeks faith-filled, committed, energetic young adults to help build the young church. If you have a strong faith, a heart of service and a heart for the youth, we are calling you to serve.

In conjunction with youth minister Gayle Zambito, the Core Team leads Ignite high-school ministry and helps with Spark middle-school ministry. helps the young church learn how to survive and thrive in an increasingly secular world. Team members bring their skills and experiences to bear.

Note that a weekly commitment to Ignite/Spark is necessary. Communication is vital (especially when you are absent). We also ask for commitment to retreats, conferences and other special events. Core Team members must fulfill diocesan requirements to serve youth.

We also need adults of all ages to help with background roles (kitchen, environment, chaperones, organization, etc.)

If you’re interested, contact Gayle Zambito at

NET Ministries letter of thanks from one of our own

National Evangelization Team (NET Ministries) is a Roman Catholic Christian organization dedicated to spreading the Gospel to youth. Parishioner Ana Redington (pictured bottom row, far left) sends a letter of thanks for sponsoring her during a school year mission with NET. Please pray for Ana and for all of the NET Team as they continue God’s work.

Here is her letter:

Holy Family Catholic Community