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  • Welcome to Holy Family

    Welcome to Holy Family Parish, the second oldest Catholic parish in the city of Chicago. 

    Founded in 1857, our rich history is full of stories of faith, hope, and determination that make Holy Family a truly special place to belong and worship.  The beauty of our parish is found not only in our historic church, but in the diversity of our welcoming and friendly parishioners.

    We invite you to come and worship at Holy Family and find out for yourself why, "Our Doors are Open Wide!"

    Blessings!
    Fr. Michael Gabriel


     

  • Mass Times

    • Sunday: 9:45 AM EnglishEnglishEN 5:00 PM EnglishEnglishEN
  • THANKSGIVING DAY:           9:45 AM

  • Holy Family News

    • Sr. Marion is now with God
      Sr. Marion Murphy, BVM passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Sr. Marion was beloved by Holy Family and will be greatly missed. Visitation will be from 9-10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories will be at 10:15 a.m., followed immediately by the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery. Sister Marion acted as the Pastoral Coordinator at Holy Family and founded the food pantry. In addition, she was an elementary principal in Chicago and Mundelein and an elementary teacher in Portland, Berwyn, and Chicago. She also served as pastoral coordinator, administrative assistant, parish minister and volunteer in Chicago. Born in Chicago on March 14, 1936, to John Joseph and Edna Conway Murphy. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1953, from Our Lady of Angels Parish. She professed first vows on March 19, 1956, and final vows on July 16, 1961. Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online by clicking on Sr. Marion's picture.
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    • What are you grateful for?
      Sometimes it’s is easier to focus on what we don’t have, rather than what we do have. It is important to take time out and remember all the things we should be grateful for, and maybe taking for granted. In the back of the church, are leaves in a basket. You are invited to please write the things you are grateful for on these leaves. We will then hang them up in church as part of our Thanksgiving liturgy.
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    • The Knights say, "Thank you, Holy Family!"
      A big thank you goes out to the Family, the Holy Family Parish family and friends for your help in collecting new crew socks for the homeless. Your efforts brought in approximately 1,500 pairs of socks. This is the greatest number that we have collected in several years. The Knights of St. Peter Claver sorted, packed and delivered the socks to The Night Ministry's headquarters on November 8, and they were very grateful to receive our donation. The Night Ministry serves the homeless youth of our city through vans and buses that cruise the streets at night to minister the their physical and emotional needs. Thanks to all who helped
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    • Register now for the MLK Faith In Action Assembly
      Join us on Monday, January 21, 2019, for our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Faith in Action Assembly at Liberty Baptist Church in Chicago. At this year’s assembly, we will host a Chicago mayoral candidate forum and gubernatorial accountability session, both focusing on our Platform for Renewal. The assembly brings together more than 1,000 people of faith and community leaders from across the Chicago Metropolitan area to take action on the issues that are most important to our communities. Come hear the candidate's positions on crucial issues and hold our elected officials accountable. For more information and to register, please click on the picture or title link.
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    • UIC students need our support
      Fifty students from UIC are hoping to attend SEEK 2019. What is SEEK2019...it is about discovery. It’s about finding a new perspective, asking real questions, seeing the bigger picture–and becoming who you were always meant to be. ​ These students will join 15,000+ Catholic college students from all over the United States in Indianapolis on January 3-7. The cost to attend is $500, so UIC students are fundraising to help defray the cost. Students will be at all Masses on November 4 to talk about SEEK 2019 and to ask for our support. Please support the future. For more information, please click the title or picture link.
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  • Support the Restoration of the St. John Nepomucene window




     

    After not being seen for almost 50 years, the beautiful stained glass window of St. John Nepomucene on the east side of the church is being restored. The restoration is being done by Daprato Rigali Studios of Chicago, the same company that did the Prodigal Son window this spring, and will take 4 to 6 months to complete.