A.C.T.S Retreats - Adoration, Community, Theology, Service
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Men's: next retreat summer 2016
Women's: next retreat summer 2016
Women's Retreat Printable Registration Form
Men's Retreat Printable Registration Form
This is a three day Catholic lay retreat open to all persons over the age of 18. The purpose of an ACTS weekend is to provide an opportunity to develop a deeper relationship with the LORD and fellow parishioners through Adoration and daily prayer; through Community in one’s parish as a member of the Body of Christ; through Theology and the teachings of our Catholic faith by encouraging more study, and to instill a virtue of Service to our Lord, our parish and each other.
Adoration Ministry - Is for all who wish to adore our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. One of the goals of the ministry is to have someone praying at Holy Family during the hours when the church is open.
Altar Guild - Women, 18 and older, are invited to participate in our fourfold purpose; spiritual, service, social, and study. The Guild serves to unite women of the parish in the knowledge and love of God. The Guild cares for the Sanctuary and Sacristy under the direction of the pastor.
Bible Study Groups - Click here
Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement - At the core of this ministry the "grace of Pentecost" also known as baptism in the Holy Spirit. The groups meets every Friday at 6:30pm in Portable 10. Questions? Please contact Emmanuel Ibe 469-279-3876 or email.
Couples for Christ, a Christian Family Life Renewal Ministry made available to married couples who wish to live out their Christian life in an active and supportive relationship with one another. Click here to read more.
Questions? Mike Serapio 516-301-0979
Family Promise - a national faith-based non-profit ministry that supports families who are experiencing homelessness as they search for new jobs, undergo job training, and obtain permanent housing.
Indonesian Catholic Community - Various monthly activities including monthly choir practice, Mass and potluck usually on the second Sunday of the month. Email for more information
Kenyan Catholic Community & Friends - Activities include monthly meetings, choir practice, rosary, small study groups, Swahili Masses, and monthly potluck dinners. To find out more please call Albert Mona
Knights of Columbus - A national Catholic fraternal family organization with a local chapter. The Knights operate under the four principles of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. The local chapter information can be found at Knights of Columbus, Irving.
Legion of Mary - A worldwide lay organization, founded on True Devotion to Mary. Many graces are available for those who serve in Our Lady’s Legion. Please visit us at after the Saturday morning Mass, approximately 9:00 am, in portable 14 to learn more about service to the Church through devotion to Mary. Are you being called to serve in the Legion of Mary? Contact Mark Drogin via email
Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) - A group of parishioners dedicated to the development of our parish as mission-focused. As a parish leadership body, the Council focuses on the seven elements of parish life: evangelization, worship, word, community, service, stewardship and leadership. Contact Carol Barber for more information.
Scouts - Scouting is available for boys and girls of the parish and school. Please call the school office for more information at 972-255-0205
Society of St. Vincent de Paul(SVDP) - The Holy Family of Nazareth Conference of the SVDP is Irving’s local arm of the international SVDP. This parish based operation of Roman Catholic volunteers focuses on providing aid to those suffering from extremely difficult circumstances and in dire need of assistance.Click here if you need assistance or would like to donate goods or time to help this ministry.