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Liturgical Ministers Schedule
Commentators, Readers  -  Ushers, Greeters 
Eucharistic Ministers -          Altar Servers
Prayer & Meditation Room
Sunday July 8, 2018

Happy Birthday Celia Knoll!
8:00 a.m. Mass (+Jean Lewandowski)
Noon Knights of Columbus family picnic at the Silver Lake pool shelter
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Albert & Josephine Ardolf; +Marvin & Magdalen Miller)

Monday July 9, 2018
St. Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs

No Mass

Tuesday  July 10, 2018
8:00 a.m. Mass (+George Lhotka)
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration

Wednesday July 11, 2018
St. Benedict, Abbot

8:00 a.m. Mass (l. & d. Council of Catholic Women members)

Thursday July 12, 2018
10:10 a.m. Rosary at Cedar Crest
10:30 a.m. Mass at Cedar Crest (+Leo & Marietta Mallak)

Friday July 13, 2018
St. Henry

8:00 a.m. Mass (+Martha Urban)

Saturday July 14, 2018
St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin

Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation
4:00 p.m. Mass (Theresa Borka & deceased Borka family members)

Sunday July 15, 2018

8:00 a.m. Mass (Dale & Maggie Cacka 45th wedding anniversary)
Council of Catholic Women coffee and rolls after Mass
8:00 p.m. Area Faith Community Mass (+Jennifer Horstmann)
Jesus of Mercy
Rosary Society
Knights of Columbus
 This Week's Homily                (Audio)
Catholic Charities    Counseling Services
On-line Greeting Cards
MASS VIDEO                                      & Live Streaming
All Praise be to the Father, the Son & the Holy Spirit!
Holy Family Catholic Church
  A Glance at the Week
Saint John Paul II Area Faith Community of Silver Lake, Glencoe & Winsted
This Week's Bulletin  Click Here
Past Bulletins
Cemetery Adornment Guidelines
Pray for the Sick
If you or someone you know is going to be homebound or in a care facility for any period of time, please contact Celia Knoll for arrangements to bring communion and visitation.

Celia Knoll at the office 327-2356
or cell 320-583-1320.

700 West Main Street
Silver Lake, MN 55381
Rectory 320-327-2261
Bus. Office 320-327-2356
Rev. Anthony J. Stubeda, Pastor
  Fr. Michael Doyle, Associate
                     Weekend Masses
Saturday  4:00 p.m.     Sunday  8:00 a.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Homebound  Ministries
Homebound   Ministries
Virtus On-Line
DIOCESE OF NEW ULM CATHOLIC CHARITIES SERVICES: Catholic Charities offers individual and family
counseling services in locations around the diocese. They also work with people interested in adoption. To make an
Appointment or learn more about Catholic Charities’Services

CATHOLIC ORDER OF FORESTERS OFFERING A PRODUCT TO HELP YOUR PARISH: See below for another way to support our Catholic Parish Area Faith Community. The Catholic Order of Foresters has life insurance policies that offer you financial security and the satisfaction of knowing you provided for your beneficiaries and given a meaningful benefit to our Catholic parish without any additional cost to you. For complete details, contact COF Agent Jean Kappel, FICF at 320-485-2821 or Catholic Order of Foresters Bringing Catholic Values to Life! A fraternal benefit life insurance society since 1883. Home Office: 800-552-0145. #15-01-103 JK1844 (11/15)
  Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  Every Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
If you are interested in learning more about the Rosary Society,
please contact,
President, Celia Knoll
Vice President, Minerva Stritesky
Secretary, Patricia Mahon
327-2801 or
Treasurer, Jeanette Mickolichek

FORMED  Website          click here
SIGN UP FOR FORMED: Formed is an on-line resource and is a great way to deepen your faith, answer questions you might have and to grow in your understanding of our faith. You can sign-up by goingto, click on register, enter our parish code, RJHGCW, fill in the information and begin enjoying the  . Your brothers and sisters already using Formed are waiting for you.

Our weekend Mass is now
showing on TV
at 8:00 p.m. Saturday,
9:30 a.m. Sunday
and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday
for everyone to enjoy. Mass will show on channel 8 if you use a Mediacom cable box or on channel 107.3 if you don’t use a cable box on your TV. This is available for Mediacom customers in both Silver Lake and Lester Prairie.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: One of the great opportunities we have in our parish is to spend time in the presence of the Lord through Eucharistic Adoration. From 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each Tuesday, the Eucharist is exposed in the chapel for quiet prayer and adoration.

is in need of volunteers, 18 years of age and older, to visit hospice patients and their families in your neighborhood. We provide ongoing training and offer a flexible schedule
. Please contact Pam Ainslie
at Allina Health hospice Volunteer Services at
power of the prayer network supports you or a family member in
need of help. This ministry is a way of the community holding others
up to the Lord in prayer. We are looking for volunteers to be a part of
our prayer network. Please contact Celia Knoll 327-2356 if you
would like more information or to volunteer for the prayer network.
Thank you for considering this important ministry.
TRAVELING CHALICE OPPORTUNITY: One of our responsibilities as Catholics is to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Our Traveling Chalice Prayer for Vocations program is a great opportunity for parishioners to pray and promote vocations. Each week, one family receives the chalice & book to take home. While the chalice is in your home, we ask that you make a family commitment to pray each day for vocations using the prayers provided in the book. If you as an individual or family are interested in participating, please contact Celia Knoll at the parish office. 320-327-2356.
TUESDAY, JULY 10: Singing Friends Chorus Mini Concert, Summer Get-Together, & Sing-Along at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie at 7:00 p.m., The Singing Friends Chorus will be sharing songs from their Spring Concert, patriotic and other songs. The public is invited to come enjoy, listen and even sing-along with them.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11: The Glencoe American Red Cross Blood Drive will be at the Glencoe City Center from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. For an appointment call 320-864-3475, or simply walk in that day.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 5: 20th Year of the Polka Lovers Klub of America; MusicFest 2018, Pla-Mor Ballroom, Glencoe. Please see poster for more information.

TRAVEL TO THE HOLY LAND & JORDAN with Bishop John M. LeVoir, September 9-20, 2018, visit the Diocese of New Ulm website for more information:

GIVING CAREGIVERS A BREAK: Afternoon Out group respite program sponsored by Lutheran Social Services of MN., First & third Tuesday from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Hutchinson. Contact Sarah Doering at 320-221-4513.

CATHOLIC ALASKA CRUISE: come and sail away on a 7-night
Alaska cruise with Rev. John Jamnicky on September 22 –
September 29, 2018 on Holland America’s Eurodam out of Seattle,
Washington. Ports of Call: Juneau, Cruising Glacier Bay, Sitka,
Ketchikan, Victoria, Canada and back to Seattle, WA. Prices begin at $2,364.00 for 2 passengers which includes all port fees and taxes. Daily mass offered. Deposits of only $350.00 per person will reserve your cabin. Space is limited. For more info contact Doug or Eileen at 860-399-1785 or
Save aluminum can tabs: The KC’s throughout Minnesota are saving pop tabs with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House. The different Councils are having a competition to see who collects the most pounds per capita. Please help out our Silver Lake Council by dropping off your tabs in the containers at the main entrance and lower level north entrance.
Area Faith Community News
ROSARY SOCIETY is inviting women and men from the Area Faith Community to become members and receive an abundance of graces including extraordinary indulgences applicable to the souls in purgatory. Contact Laura Kaczmarek at 327-2499 or Celia Knoll at the parish office 327-2356 or for more information.

Reminder: Please pay your 2018 dues to help defray the cost of our hosts and altar needs. You will find your envelope in your donation packet or place in an envelope with your name and drop in the weekend collection. Make checks payable to Holy Family Rosary Society.

CATHOLIC CARIBBEAN CRUISE: come and sail away on a 7-night Caribbean cruise with Father Richard Gallagher on October 6-13, 2018 on MSC Cruises Seaside out of Miami, FL. Ports of call include Miami, FL; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; George Town, Cayman Islands; Nassau, Bahamas. Prices begin at $1,268.00 for two passengers and includes all port fees and taxes. Ask us about our lower non-refundable fares. Daily Mass is offered. Deposits of only $250.00 per person will reserve your cabin. Space is limited. For further information or to register, contact Doug or Eileen at 860-399-1785 or The deadline date is September 30, 2018.

DROP BOXES FOR CELL PHONES are available at all 3 parishes of the St. John Paul II Area Faith Community. If you have a cell phone you are no longer using, please consider recycling your phone by placing it in one of the boxes.

HAVE YOU EVER NEEDED AN EXTRA PRAYER? The healing power of the Prayer Network supports you or a family member in need of help. Contact Celia Knoll at 327-2356, if you would like to have a family member placed on the prayer network. This ministry is a way of our church community to hold others up to the Lord in prayer. We are also looking for volunteers to join

CELIA KNOLL OUT OF OFFICE: Celia Knoll, our homebound minister and pastoral assistant, will be out of the office for about 8 weeks to recover from shoulder surgery. During her absence please contact the parish office for things you would usually bring to her. Please keep Celia in your prayers during her recovery.

ROSARY SOCIETY: We are inviting you to participate in the church ministries. Joining the Rosary Society is both fulfilling for your personal faith growth at your pace and also the church community. The founder of the Confraternity is St. Dominic, who at the request of the Blessed Virgin, introduced and established the prayer of the Most Holy Rosary. The Rosary Society through dues and donations, provides all the altar breads and maintaining of the linens. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

ADORATION is each Tuesday, following the 8:00 a.m. Mass until 4:00 p.m. There are still many open hours that need to be filled for Adoration, please pray that volunteers come forward. Open times are: End of Mass - 9:00 a.m. (1 volunteer needed), 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. (2 volunteers needed), 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (1 volunteer needed), Noon - 1:00 p.m. (2 volunteers needed), 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (1 volunteer needed), 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (2 volunteers needed). Also substitutes are needed. Please call Celia Knoll at the parish office if you can help us fill our open hours, 320-327-2356.

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Holy Family Statues/Pictures
HOLY FAMILY NOW HAS A YOUTUBE CHANNEL: Go to, type Holy Family Silver Lake in the search field, then press enter. You can view Mass videos in addition to the Video page link located on our church website.
                        RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for the upcoming 2018-19 Religious Ed year. We will need a Catechist or Co-Catechists for Grade 3. We will also need Co-Catechists for grades 7, 8 and 11. Our current Catechists, Janelle Webb (Gr. 7) and Lisa Blazinski (Gr. 8), are willing to stay on, but can only teach part time. They would like to teach on an every other week schedule. Gerald Kucera (Gr. 11) would like to retire so we are looking for someone to work with him and transition to teaching the class for the full year. We will also need additional substitute Catechists (especially for grades 7-11) and Prayer Listeners. Please prayerfully consider volunteering for one of the open areas we have in our program. If you have questions about our program, are interested in teaching, or know of someone who might be a good fit, please contact Lori Penas at the parish office.

CATECHIST MEETING: There will be a Catechist Meeting for all Holy Family and Holy Trinity Catechists and support staff on Wednesday, August 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the lower level of Holy Family Church. At this meeting you will receive your binder and teaching materials so you can prepare before classes begin on September 5. This meeting will also include a review of changes in curriculum, training, and enrichment. Please plan on attending.
                              FALL BAZAAR NEWS

PLANNING IS UNDERWAY for our annual Fall Bazaar, which will be held on Sunday, October 7. Our next meeting will be on Monday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Education Center. We will be going over our worker’s list at this meeting.

CHAIR PERSON(S) NEEDED: We are in need of a chair or co-chairs for Bingo. We have someone who is willing to help with the prizes but does not want to be the chair person. If you are willing to volunteer for to chair this part of our Bazaar, please contact Lori at the parish office
DONATIONS FOR PRIZES: We are again asking for your generosity with prize donations for Bingo and Children’s Games, as well as items for the Country store. Containers are located in the Church lower level on the table inside the north entrance. Please remember that items for Bingo and Children’s Games should be new and unopened. Children’s Games will need small pumpkins that kids can decorate. The Country Store will be in need of bags of all sizes.

.DONATIONS FOR THE ALL-CASH RAFFLE are now being accepted through the end of September. If you would like to have your name printed on the ticket as a donor, please declare your donation by July 30. Donations can be dropped off or mailed in to the parish office, or placed in the Sunday collection in an envelope marked “Raffle Donation.” Please make checks payable to the Church of the Holy Family. ~Thank you for your continued generosity!
With Fr. Paul’s retirement from active ministry he is no longer available for emergency calls for the assistance of a priest. Please call Fr. Tony or Fr. Mike on their cell phones in cases of emergency or need for priestly assistance. The Winsted rectory phone is now forwarded to Fr. Tony’s cell phone. Both Fr. Tony’s and Fr. Mike’s cell phone numbers are in the masthead on the second page of this bulletin. As always, you may call any of the parish offices for assistance during regular business hours.