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Join the High School Youth Upper Iowa River Trip!

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 8/26/20

Hey, young people, Fr. Smith is going!  You should go, too!

Installation of Father Smith as Pastor of HFB - August 15

Posted by Lane Rich on 8/07/20

Something else special is happening on August 15!  Archbishop Jackels will be joining us for the 5:30 pm Mass at Immaculate Conception in Wexford where he will formally install Father Smith as the Pastor of the Parishes of Holy Family of the Bluffs.  Let’s have a good turnout with ... Read More »

Mass for Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 15

Posted by Lane Rich on 8/07/20

Join us on August 15 - 9:15 am Mass for the Solemntiy of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary at  Immaculate Conception, Lansing.

Saturday, August 15th, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Since it falls on a Saturday this year, it is NOT ... Read More »

Update on Faith Formation - August 2

Posted by Lane Rich on 7/31/20

*** Update on Faith Formation ***

After discussions between Fr. Smith and Faith Formation Leader Barb Winters-Kelly, it was decided that the uncertainty around coronavirus and how schools will be operating during the 2020-2021 school year makes it too difficult to plan for, and unwise to hold, Faith Formation ... Read More »

5:30pm Mass in Lansing Saturday, August 8th is cancelled

Posted by Lane Rich on 7/27/20

In anticipation of potentially larger crowds, an “extra” Mass had been scheduled in Lansing on Saturday, August 8 at 5:30 pm. With no Fish Days, we will NOT be having Mass in Lansing on Saturday evening.  We WILL still have our regularly scheduled Mass in Lansing on Sunday, August ... Read More »

From the Desk of Father Moser - July 11

Posted by Lane Rich on 7/11/20

My brothers and sisters in Christ, as I prepare to depart Holy Family of the Bluffs Catholic community

FIRST - I want to take this opportunity to say “Thank You” for renewing my spirit and blessing me in more ways than I could ever have imagined. Merci beaucoup! May ... Read More »

Homily - June 28

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 6/28/20

     One day a heart surgeon removed a patient's heart to repair it. When the surgeon returned it to the chest he began to gently massage it back to life. But the heart wouldn't restart. After more intense measures were implemented the heart still would not restart. Finally, ... Read More »

Homily - June 21

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 6/22/20

Homily for June 21 - “Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

     Happy Father’s Day to all the dads who are here today. When thinking of my own dad I could not ever recall any fear in his voice or tone. Even when he had to make a choice ... Read More »

RESET and REBUILD - June 18

Posted by Lane Rich on 6/18/20

RESET and REBUILD  -- from the Desk of Father John Moser

     In my May 2020 website blog I wrote on the theme of REPENT and RESET. I wanted to encourage you as well as myself to hit the "reset" button in our hearts, in our souls, and ... Read More »

Homily for June 14 - Corpus Christi

Posted by Father Sean Smith on 6/14/20

     I remember visiting a family who had gathered around the bedside of their dying mother and grandmother. Several of the family members began to sing songs and hymns. Soon the woman opened her eyes, smiled and softly said, “That’s sweet.” Today we are celebrating the Body and ... Read More »