What's Happening in HFB

What's Happening in HFB

Homily for May 24 - Ascension of the Lord

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/24/20

     St. Augustine (354-430 AD) was the Bishop of Hippo; in one of his sermons about the Ascension of Jesus into heaven he proclaimed: "For just as he remained with us even after his ascension, so we too are already in heaven with him, even though what is ... Read More »

May 20 announcement from Archbishop Jackels

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/20/20

From: Michael O. Jackels, Archbishop of Dubuque Re: reopening of parishes in the Archdiocese of Dubuque      I am happy to announce that starting 30-31 May 2020, Pentecost Sunday, the parishes in the Archdiocese of Dubuque are able to gather for outreach to the poor, for faith formation ... Read More »

Homily - May 17

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/17/20

     Recently a man stopped Father Joe on the street and asked, "Father Joe, is it a sin to play golf on Sunday?". After pausing for a few seconds he replied, "My son, the way you play it's a sin any day of the week." I thought a little ... Read More »

Repent and Reset

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/13/20

     REPENT and REDISCOVER was the theme I wrote about a few days ago in my website blog. I am praying that you are achieving success in your efforts to REDISCOVER that God alone can satisfy the hunger and thirst within yourself and every human heart.      Today ... Read More »

HFB Youth Ministry News - Senior Slideshow

Posted by Lane Rich on 5/12/20

HFB Youth Ministry News - Senior Slideshow

Holy Family of The Bluffs Senior class of 2020 Masses have all been cancelled due to the coronavirus. We do not know when the Archbishop will permit us to hold Masses again.  Please view this link for a slideshow presentation honoring the seniors: ... Read More »

Homily for May 10 - "Mother's Day"

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/10/20

     Xochitl Dixon shared the following story in one of the booklets {Our Daily Bread} I often read. Years ago, my four year old son gave me a framed wooden heart mounted on a metal plate with the word forever painted in its center. As he presented this gift ... Read More »

Ordination of Father Sean Smith

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/08/20

news flash from Archdiocese of Dubuque

     ORDINATION: Archbishop Michael Jackels will be ordaining Deacon Sean Smith to the priesthood this Saturday, May 9, at 10:00am. The ordination will be live streamed on the Archdiocese of Dubuque website - www.DBQArch.org from the Cathedral of Saint Raphael. You will not want ... Read More »

Repent and Rediscover

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/07/20

REPENT and REDISCOVER      In my announcement last month about being transferred to the Catholic parishes of Waukon, Hanover and Dorchester I wrote about how blessed I have felt here in the Holy Family of the Bluffs Catholic community. I shared that God's blessings have been showered upon ... Read More »

Ordination to be live-streamed

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/04/20

     Archbishop Michael Jackels will be ordaining Deacon Sean Smith to the priesthood this Saturday, May 9, at 10:00am. The ordination will be live streamed on the Archdiocese of Dubuque website www.DBQArch.org from the Cathedral of Saint Raphael. Mark your calendars and watch this inspirational and uplifting religious ... Read More »

Homily for May 3 - "I am the gate"

Posted by Father John Moser on 5/03/20

     On this past Monday Governor Reynolds announced that some restrictions would begin to be lifted in 77 of the 99 counties in Iowa; in addition, the governor declared that restrictions on religious services would be loosened. A few hours later Archbishop Jackels sent an email to the ... Read More »

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