This fall, the Church of the Holy Childhood will be celebrating 75 years of parish life: liturgy with celebrated music, prayers, parish activities, and more. Plans for this September and October as part of the festivities to celebrate this milestone are as follows:
• Sept. 26: Ice Cream Social, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Oct. 1: Oktoberfest, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., ages 21 and over
• Oct.7 and 8: Rummage Sale
• Oct. 9: Food Trucks
• Oct. 13: Eucharistic Holy Hour, 5-6 p.m., Pot Luck to follow
• Oct. 17: The Holy Childhood Choir will sing at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday Mass. Brunch to follow Mass
All activities except Mass will be held in the church social hall or outside in the lower parking area. Holy Childhood School Alumni are invited to come join parishioners to celebrate and share their memories. Friends and neighbors of Holy Childhood are also welcome to attend and enjoy the festivities.
If you have never been to Holy Childhood, it is located at the corner of Midway Parkway and Pascal, between Como Park and the Minnesota State Fair. It is a modern brown brick structure built in 1956 by Hills, Gilbertson, and Hayes. The stain glass windows are the work of Max Ingrand, a leading French artist. Inside the Church, the statutes of our Lord, the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Risen Christ, St. Joseph, and the Holy Family were created by Peter Lupori, a local artist and professor at the College of St. Catherine. The Stations of the Cross, mounted on the north wall are in earth tone terra cotta.
For more information, contact the parish office at 651-644-7495 or access the parish website at www.holychildhoodparish.org.
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