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Parish Picnic Fun and Games 4: Egg toss!

    Does this guy play baseball? He was one of the finalists.   Good catch! Good catch, but she’s a goner… Some people got eggy, but everyone had fun!   Egg tossing is a spectator sport: – Father Matthew … Continue reading

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Parish Picnic Fun and Games 3

  It’s great to see all generations present at these events!Potato sack races warmups!   And they’re off!   The potato sack failed… but she kept on hopping! – Father Matthew Green      

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Parish picnic fun and games 2

Bubble gum blowing contest! Not just for kids! Here’s a big one!     Double bubble trouble? – Father Matthew Green        

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Parish picnic fun and games 1

From the Holy Family Parish Picnic last weekend. Game organizer “Uncle Tony” asks: can you keep a hula hoop going while patting your head and rubbing your tummy?   The answer: yes! The littlest hula hooper wanna-be: – Father Matthew … Continue reading

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Holy Family Parish Picnic

Last weekend, Holy Family parish had it’s annual outdoor Mass and picnic at Stage Fort Park.  I didn’t get any photos of the outdoor Mass, because I consider it inappropriate (at best) to pull out a camera and take photos … Continue reading

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More Stained Glass from St. Ann’s

It’s been a while since I shared some of the gorgeous stained glass from St. Ann’s Church.

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Plants, Preserves, Pastries and Strawberry Shortcake at St. Ann’s Today

Don’t let the nasty weather stop you from getting some! 9AM-2PM today, in the hall under St. Ann’s Church of Holy Family Parish, located on Pleasant Street, just north of Prospect Street. There are lots of good things just waiting … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Morning at St. Ann’s – Flowers, Strawberries, Pastries and More!

The Women’s Guild of Holy Family parish is holding a fundraising Plant Sale/Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 2, from 9am-2pm.  The plants include all types: flowers, herbs, veggies, etc., either singly or in planters.  There will also be a General … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

This is another window from St. Ann’s Church.

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More photos of the young people’s Way of the Cross

…at St. Ann’s Church (Holy Family Parish) in Gloucester.  I saved these for today, Good Friday, because of the theme… I’m sure there was no one playing the violin on the way to Calvary, but it sure added a lot … Continue reading

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More photos from the Way of the Cross

The young people did a great job yesterday at St. Ann’s Church (Holy Family Parish) with their live Way of the Cross! Here are a few photos.

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Peregrine Falcon visitor at St. Ann’s Church

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Living Way of the Cross Tomorrow at St. Ann’s

Continuing what has become an annual tradition, young people from Holy Family Parish will present a reenactment of the Way of the Cross tomorrow, Sunday (April 1), at 6:00PM at St. Ann’s Church.  Many of the players have previous experience … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Dinner with a performance by the GHS Docksiders

On St. Patrick’s day, the Holy Family Parish Women’s Guild organized a traditional Irish dinner in the hall at St. Ann’s, with corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, Irish soda bread, and (mostly green-frosted) desserts.  After everyone was served, the Gloucester … Continue reading

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Steeple at Holy Family Church

As we were doing the clean up across the street, took this picture and the light in the steeple with the clouds looks so peaceful

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Architectural detail in St. Ann stained glass window

Another detail from a stained glass window in St. Ann’s Church in Gloucester (part of Holy Family Parish). We usually focus on the people and events in the window and can easily overlook the wonderful attention to detail in the … Continue reading

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Chorus North Shore in Gloucester

Yesterday, Chorus North Shore performed a concert at St. Ann’s Church of Holy Family Parish.  The concert celebrates “80 years of choral performances”, including a selection of works performed throughout their history. Here are some photos:

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