Weekend Mass Times
Saturday - 5:00 pm
Sunday - 9:00 am & 11:00 am (Spanish)
Weekday Mass Times
M, W, Th - 7:30 am
Tuesday - 7:15 am at St. Paul's
Friday - 9:00 am
Saturday 4:00 to 4:50pm
and by appointment. Call Fr. Loftus:
217-431-5100, ext. 2.
Holy Family Parish
444 East Main Street
Danville, Illinois 61832


Feb 2017

Fr. Loftus got this in his email and wanted to share. It’s delightful! First time finding a cookie picture in a cooking magazine: First time forgetting how spoons work: First time meeting a puppy: First time having their toes licked by a cat: First time “drinking” out of a hose: First time smelling someone’s foot: First time experiencing the sweet, sweet glory of television: And finally, the first time experiencing the taste of sour:...

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May 2015

Written by Father Loftus: The child that you and your spouse have been generous in accepting from God was created to return to Him, after a life of love, service, and obedience on earth, to spend eternity with God in heaven. The birth of a child will bind you to God more tightly than ever before, in awed gratitude. “She was the most miraculous thing that ever happened in my life,” Whittaker Chambers wrote about his new daughter. The color of her hair, the shape of her nose, and the winsomeness of......

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Dec 2014

This is the litany for the Blessed Virgin that Fr. Loftus referenced in his homily last Sunday: Litany of Loreto V. Lord, have mercy. R. Christ have mercy. V. Lord have mercy. Christ hear us. R. 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. Holy Mary, pray for us.  Holy Mother of God, pray for us.  Holy Virgin of Virgins,......

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Dec 2014

Advent is not Christmas, regardless of what Target and Carson’s is selling.  In the secular world, the line between the two liturgical seasons is blurred. That line is blurred for many Catholics, as well.  It is tempting to put up the Christmas tree and play Christmas music as soon as Thanksgiving is over.  The practice of Christmas feels like Advent is just the precursor to Christmas, and December 25th is the pinnacle of that celebration. However, Advent is not supposed to be “celebrated” the way Christmas is.  It is a penitential season,......

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