Holy Family Radio Parish Bulletin Board

Biblical thought of the week:

"What shall I render to the Lord for all the things that He hath rendered to me?  I will take the chalice of salvation; and I will call upon the name of the Lord."       - Psalm 115:12-13 Douay-Rheims Version

Recent Announcements 

Plan ahead! Mary Mother of The Church parish, Mount Joy, is having a Christmas in July Bazaar, July 17th, 8 AM to 3 PM.  Events Include a Chicken Dinner, Stuff the Bus school supply collection, and, Food Pantry collection for school lunches and Seniors.  Donate three items and receive three raffle tickets.  There will be crafters and vendors, and a children’s play area.  This is a rain or shine event full of fun and fellowship!

St. Joan of Arc Church, West Areba Avenue, Hershey, Annual Parish Festival: August 12th, 13th, and 14th, 5 to 10 PM each night.  Fun for the whole family!  Homemade food.  Children’s games and activities, Bingo, Raffles including a soccer jersey of Hershey’s own international soccer star Christian Pulisic.  Shopping of all kinds and Musical entertainment.  For complete information call (717) 533-7168 or go on-line www.sjafestival.com


Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg has an immediate opening for a full-time Executive Director. See the full job description at www.hbgdiocese.org/careers 

“Faith Alive!” is a short video series from the Diocese of Harrisburg that explains the fundamentals of the Catholic Faith.  Episodes are now available on the Diocese of Harrisburg’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.  A new video is posted every Wednesday!  Just go on-line to www.youtube.com/hbgdiocese  

The Diocese of Harrisburg and the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference are joining forces to produce Witness TV, a television show airing Sundays, 5:30 AM on ABC TV 27. Witness TV features stories from throughout the Diocese, highlighting the work of our parishes, Catholic schools and ministries, as well as state legislative up-dates.  Programs will be also be available for viewing on the Diocesan website, YouTube channel, and Facebook page. 


The Diocesan Office of Evangelization and Catechesis is accepting résumés from prospective high school religion teachers, directors of spiritual life and high school campus ministry.  To find our more call: 717-657-4804, ext. 227

As an expression of faith and deep devotion to our Blessed Mother, the Harrisburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women prays the Rosary in a virtual fashion every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.  And they warmly extend an invitation to you.  For more information on log-in details and to be added to the group e-mail list, email cwexecutivesecretary@gmail.com


There are a number of job openings for teachers in the Diocese of Harrisburg including:

For information contact the school directly or go to  www.HBGDiocese.org/careers  


Morning Star Pregnancy Services is seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager.  For job information and submitting a resume go online www.supportmorningstar.com and click on the “get-involved” tab.

Undefeated Courage is seeking nurses to staff its mobile ultrasound unit, Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM.  Visit www.undefeatedcourage.org/employment  for more information and an application. 


Are you choosing a school for your child?  Consider a Catholic School.  To find one near you go on-line at www.GoCatholicSchools.org

The Diocesan Office of Vocations’ holds a bi-monthly Zoom discernment group for young men (junior year in high school through young adults). To join the discussion: Register via e-mail at vocations@hbgdiocese.org .  Give a valid e-mail address and mailing address to receive the discussion material. The Zoom discernment group meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 8-9 p.m. 

In 1981, Mother Angelica, a cloistered Franciscan nun, launched what has become the largest media network in the world—the Eternal Word Television Network (ETWN).  Mother Angelica was born Rita A. Rizzo in a small home in the southeast end of Canton, Ohio during the roaring twenties.  Her life was not easy, still with a few miracles and perseverance along the way, Mother’s EWTN now reaches over 700 million homes in 145 countries in various media formats.  You can learn all about her life by visiting the Mother Angelica Museum located at the Saint Raphael Center in Canton, Ohio.  To learn more about visiting the Center call 1-800-548-8270 or visit on-line at http://motherangelicatour.com.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, known affectionately as, Mother Seton, is the first canonized saint born in America, and her 200th Anniversary is being Celebrated at the Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg throughout 2021.  Information on Mother Seton’s life and the upcoming celebratory events can be found at www.setonshrine.org/200years . 

Holy Family Radio Prayer 

The month of July is dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus which was shed upon the cross to atone for our sins.  We are connected with this salvific event through the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at the moment of the the Consecration.  We off this litany of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus to honor, offer thanksgiving and for our protection from all that could harm us.

Litany of the Most Precious Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ

Lord have mercy.
Christ have mercy.
Lord have mercy.
Christ hear us.
Christ graciously hear us.
God the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.

God the Holy Spirit, have mercy on us.

Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us.
Blood of Christ, only-begotten Son of the Eternal Father, save us.

Blood of Christ, Incarnate Word of God, save us.
Blood of Christ, of the New and Eternal Testament, save us.
Blood of Christ, falling upon the earth in the Agony, save us.
Blood of Christ, shed profusely in the Scourging, save us.
Blood of Christ, flowing forth in the Crowning with Thorns, save us.

Blood of Christ, poured out on the Cross, save us.
Blood of Christ, price of our salvation, save us.
Blood of Christ, without which there is no forgiveness, save us.

Blood of Christ, Eucharistic drink and refreshment of souls, save us.

Blood of Christ, stream of mercy, save us.
Blood of Christ, victor over demons, save us.
Blood of Christ, courage of Martyrs, save us.
Blood of Christ, strength of Confessors, save us.
Blood of Christ, bringing forth Virgins, save us.
Blood of Christ, help of those in peril, save us.
Blood of Christ, relief of the burdened, save us.
Blood of Christ, solace in sorrow, save us.
Blood of Christ, hope of the penitent, save us.
Blood of Christ, consolation of the dying, save us.

Blood of Christ, peace and tenderness of hearts, save us.

Blood of Christ, pledge of eternal life, save us.

Blood of Christ, freeing souls from purgatory, save us.
Blood of Christ, most worthy of all glory and honor, save us.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, graciously hear us, O Lord.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.

V. Thou hast redeemed us with Thy Blood, O Lord.
R. And made of us a kingdom for our God.

Let us pray.

Almighty, and everlasting God, Who hast appointed Thine only-begotten Son to be the Redeemer of the world, and hast been pleased to be reconciled unto us by His Blood, grant us, we beseech Thee, so to venerate with solemn worship the price of our salvation, that the power thereof may here on earth keep us from all things hurtful, and the fruit of the same may gladden us for ever hereafter in heaven. Through the same Christ our Lord. R. Amen.

Jesus meek an humble of heart, make my heart like unto Thine!

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"We faithfully confess, that before the Consecration it is bread and wine, the product of nature; but after the Consecration it is the body and blood of Christ, consecrated by the blessing."


-- St. Augustine