106 South Main Street
Albion, New York 14411
Parish Office: 585-589-4243
During these difficult times, let us remember that we have much to be thankful for. God has blessed uswith many good gifts. While our gatherings may not be typical, we remember our loved ones and ask
for God's blessing upon them in these uncertain times. Please bring canned goods and dinner fixings to share with the less fortunate in our community. We will process with our donations at the offertory. Today's collection is for the works of St. Vincent DePaul Society
Masses celebrated weekdays at 8:00 AM, Saturday at 5:00 PM and Sundays
at 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM
Adoration Thursdays 8:30am-2:00pm
Confessions Tuesday 6-7pm, Saturday 4-4:30pm or by appointment
Office hours Monday-Thursday 9-3 and Friday 9-Noon
PLEASE NOTE: Recorded Masses are now available on our parish YouTube channel. These Masses may be edited due to copyright restrictions. They can be accessed by going to YouTube.com and typing Holy Family Parish Albion NY in the search bar. Right now the image is a blue circle with an H in the center. If there are accessing issues, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATTENTION: To our Parishioners who travel to warmer places for the winter - “SNOWBIRDS”!
Please let the Office know so that we will not schedule you for ministries in your absence. Also, Envelope users, please let us know if you DO NOT plan to use your envelopes while you are away. In doing this, the Parish will avoid the US Postal fee incurred to have them forwarded to you. Thanks for your attention to these matters. Safe travels, and enjoy your winter.
Interested in online giving? It is safe, simple and convenient. If you have questions or would like to sign up for onlinegiving please call Liturgical Publications at 800-950-9952 or click Here.
The Knights of Columbus are conducting their Annual Christmas Food Drive for Christ Church Community Kitchen. The Community Kitchen operates on local donations only. The Covid-19 has increased the demand for food and meals for those in need. During this Advent season may we reach out to those in need with love and compassion to support this most precious gift in our community. Thank you for your generosity and we wish you all a Blessed Christmas season. Boxes are at the church entrances for donations. through December 24th. Albion Council #1330 Thanks You!
Catholic Daughters are selling Christmas Cards after all Masses. The cards feature a beautiful picture of St. Joseph's Sanctuary at Christmas time . The price is $5. for a packet of 5 cards. Please help us and buy a packet or two. With all the Covid restrictions, this may be the year to send a greeting. You may also reserve your cards. Please call Donna Laubacher, Jean Shervin or Joyce Winkelmann. Want just 1 card for a We have plenty of space available for you and your family!! memento? We can do that too.
As we begin Advent, we light candles in the midst of all the darkness, in our lives and in the world. This symbolizes our longing, our desire, our hope. We want to be renewed in a sense OUR THANKFULNESS IS TRULY SO GREAT FOR ALL THE that Jesus came to save us from our sin and death. We want to
SUPPORT YOU HAVE GIVEN US SPIRITUALLY, IN
experience his coming to us now, in our everyday lives, to help us live our lives with meaning and purpose.
ADVENT WREATH BLESSING
Lord God, your Church joyfully awaits the coming of its Savior, who enlightens our hearts and dispels the darkness SHARING YOUR TALENTS AND IN YOUR MONETARY HELP. WE ARE SO BLESSED AND APPRECIATIVE!!
ADVENT WREATH PRAYER -- Week 1
Some things cannot be rushed, O God of Love. As we light this candle, we pray for the grace to wait patiently. Your people waited so long for the coming of a Savior. We too are anxious for the celebration of your coming. We pray to be ready and alert, always trying to live the life you want for us. We light this candle in the name of Jesus, the Christ, who is the light of the world. Amen.
If your family would like to light the Advent Wreath
this Season please contact the Parish Office or Nancy Sedita, DRE of Faith Formation to schedule a time at weekend Masses. Thank You.
A new Liturgical Year begins Nov. 29th, the 1st Sunday of Advent. Our Giving Tree, a wonderful tradition here at Holy Family, will be up once again.
It is our opportunity to help our local needy, showing them that we care and hopefully making
their holiday season a little brighter. Due to COVID -19 Guidelines in place at this time, please refer to the "CHRISTMAS WISH LIST" of items listed on the scroll to select your donations for giving.
Please bring your uthwrapped gift, and place it under our tree no later than December 16 to give us time to distribute them to the various organizations in time for them to share the gifts before Christmas.
We have requests for gifts of bedding (sheets, blankets, etc.), new born baby clothes and diapers, children's clothing; winter coats, boots, sweatpants/ sweatshirts, socks and underwear, hats and mittens and toys.
** The primary school is in need of children's sweatpants & underwear this year**.
All of our local organizations always look forward to our generous gifts and thank us every year for our love and caring.
Thank you To all of our most generous parishioners, families and friends who have supported us with our recent projects to help the needy. We packed Food baskets with turkeys for Community Action. And shipped shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Our projects continue with our GIVING TREE for Christmas. Please refer to the CHRISTMAS WISH LIST next to the tree to choose your gifts for donation.
Be a winner! Don't forget your WARM & FORM lottery ticket(s). A great Christmas Stocking stuffer idea that lasts the whole month long. Donations $5. per ticket with chances to win daily. Tickets available in the Parish Office. If anyone is interested in selling tickets after Masses, please contact the Office. Thank You.
Our 10:30 Mass can be streamed at anytime in the McCabe Room. Please be sure to contact the office ahead of time so the equipment can be set up.
An elevator and nearby rest room make this an option for those who wish to attend Mass but have difficulty getting into the church.
Rather than miss Mass because of active little ones, parents may wish to bring their youngsters to the Resource Room where they can share in the service with them without the constraints of a pew. There is room to move around and a library of children's bible stories for them to enjoy.
All are welcome. Please suggest this to family and friends who may be looking for an opportunity, even temporarily, to attend Mass at Holy Family.