Call For Candidates for the Pastoral Council

We are accepting candidates for the Pastoral Council to fill upcoming open positions for members who will be completing terms. Criteria include: leadership ability, prudent and sound judgement, practicing and contributing member of the parish, eighteen years of age or older. For complete information of the nomination and election procedure, see the council by-laws on the parish website. Please contact Cheryl at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before July 1 if you are willing to serve on the council.

 Pastoral Council Mission Statement: The Holy Family Parish Pastoral Council is established to serve as a consultative group to the pastor; to assist and guide him with regard to parish activities, programs, personnel matters, buildings & grounds maintenance, and fundraising.  All this, in an effort to bring the people of the parish together spiritually. 

 

DeSoto and Eudora offer free summer meals to children and families with no proof of residency or income requirements. 

The DeSoto Kids Eat Free Summer Program, sponsored by USD 232, serves breakfast from 7:45-10:30 and lunch from 10:45-12:30, M-Th, beginning June 3rd. Lunches are also served M-F at three mobile locations, Clearview Village from 11-11:15 am, DeSoto Public Library from 11:30-11:45 am, and the DeSoto Aquatic Center from 12-12:20 pm. Meals are served to everyone ages 1-18. For more information and for menus, visit www.usd232.org/kidseatfree 

Feeding Eudora, sponsored by Eudora churches, serves lunch Tuesday-Thursday from 12-1 at CPA Park in Eudora, from May 21-August 8th. All ages are welcome. For menus and more information, visit www.facebook.com/feedingeudora.  Holy Family is hosting Feeding Eudora the week of July 9-11th. If you would like to help, or make a donation, please contact Molly.

The Holy Family Parish Council would like to compile a list of names of our fellow parishioners who may be able to help our parish in a variety of ways. For example, your hobbies, talents, and skills may center around construction, working with children, or providing meals at times of need. Or, your occupation may be an engineer or a mechanic. In any case, each of you has something great to offer our church community. We ask that you take 5 minutes to complete this very short survey, using the link below, to help our church secure a list of individuals we can call upon when a need arises. Thank you for your help .

Link:  http://bit.ly/HFCTalents

 

Holy Family recently purchased a gift for every family in our parish. That gift is a subscription to FORMED, a wonderful website that has been called a “Catholic Netflix.” FORMED has inspiring movies and video based studies, audio talks and e-books from the Church's most compelling speakers and authors. Our parish has invested in FORMED, so that each of us might grow in our relationship with Jesus Christ and in our desire to share our Faith with others, especially those closest to us. With your free access to FORMED, 24/7 on your smartphone, computer, iPad, or Kindle, you can:

Prepare for Mass each week by watching an insightful five-minute video on the Sunday Readings;

Enjoy movies as a family that are both nourishing and entertaining

Enrich your marriage with the award-winning video program Beloved

Help your children grow in faith and character with engaging children’s materials, such as "Jesus Stories" and "Brother Francis"

Encourage your teen to live a Christian life in a secular world, with audio content like "Emotional Virtue" by Sarah Swafford

Visit holyfamilyeudora.formed.org and enter your name, email and your own password to start enjoying the inspiring content today!

 

 

Attention Business Owners and Generous Parishioners!
Would you like to sponsor our bulletin?  Advertisements can be purchased for a business, family, or a sponsor ad can be purchased supporting community service organizations like emergency pregnancy counseling or the battered women’s shelter, etc. We need and appreciate your help.
If you are interested or would like more information, please call Tim NeSmith directly at 785-418-2875.
Thank you in advance for your generous support, and please patronize our advertisers!

 

 We are a welcoming community.  However at the suggestion of the Archdiocese and our insurance company we have chosen to lock the doors during weekend services.  We apologize for any inconvenience..

 

 

You can catch Father Mike’s Radio Show every Sunday morning from 10:00 am til 12:00 pm by going to www.hayspost.com and choosing Mix 103. The latest volume of Seed Sown (The Year of Mark, Cycle B) by Fr. Mike is now available for purchase at the parish office.
 

  

 

 

CATHOLIC RADIO 
 
"Have you broadened your faith life yet by listening to Catholic Radio? It has been said, Catholic Radio is a bright light in a culture becoming more dark. An Age is called Dark , not because the lights fail to shine but because people fail to see it. If you are Sunday Catholic , Catholic Radio will feed your spiritual hunger and lead you into a life of more meaning. Fulton Sheen, the most famous Catholic media personality ever, said," God doesn't love us because we are valuable; we are valuable because God loves us." Catholic Radio will give God and your faith more meaning in your life. Tune in to AM1090 or by internet at www.catholicradionetwork.com.
 
 

 

Make Holy Family Your Home

Have you or someone you know been away from church for a while? Have you thought about joining the Catholic Church? RCIA Inquiry Classes for Adults wanting to join the Catholic Church are available at our parish. This first part of the RCIA process doesn't require any commitment; it's merely a time to come and learn what the Catholic Church is about and have your questions answered. If you are a practicing Catholic and would like to sit in on the classes, you are welcome to come join us as well.   Please call the parish office at 785-542-2788 with questions.

 

Pray about asking a family member that has left the church; maybe there's someone you know who's looking for something good to rely on in this mixed up world today. Sometimes all it takes is to ask them and plant that seed...