Category: Family of the Month

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Jul
Keith & Mary Archer

Family of the Month – July 2021

Family of the Month – July 2021 Keith and Mary Archer The Archers have displayed varied service skills in recent months. When Holy Spirit followed strict pandemic protocols, they were busy checking temperatures and pre-registrations at the Saturday vigil Masses and continue as Hospitality Ministers. And with the return of the council providing free snowcones […]

05
Jun
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Family of the Month – June 2021

Family of the Month – June 2021: Frances & Jeff Miller Frances & Jeff Miller have been Holy Spirit parishioners since 1988. They are very active members of the parish, as lectors and as outreach ministry volunteers. They met at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama in the mid-1970’s and were married by April 1978. Together […]

11
May
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Family of the Month – May 2021

Russell and Tricia Gully The Gullys have been constants at Holy Spirit since 1986. Of the many roles they’ve performed over the years, they’ve added another during the parish’s return to in-person Mass attendance since last August by being involved in the hospitality ministry that has helped safely admit and seat congregants. When family activities […]

07
Apr

Family of the Month – April 2021

Family of the Month – April 2021 Efrain and Lisa Ochoa Customers for our first-time drive-through Lenten fish fry dinners were probably unaware that the Ochoas double-teamed many of those Fridays. Efrain was “out back” in the preparation area, helping with the cooking of hush puppies and french fries while also getting his gloved hands […]

29
Mar
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Family of the Month – March 2021

Mario and Becky Tiambeng Family of the Month – March 2021 The Tiambengs, natives of The Philippines, arrived in Duncanville with their three children in 1978 from – where else? – Chicago. Mario was pursuing an English degree at DePaul University and Becky was attending Loyola University (yes, the same Loyola of Chicago that has […]

13
Feb
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Family of the Month – February 2021

Family of the Month – February 2021 Rod and Lynn Kinard The Kinards are usually the go-to couple for the 5 p.m. Sunday Masses at Holy Spirit after in-person attendance was resumed late last summer. Lynn serves as the sacristan, performing the often unnoticed before-and-after duties. Rod typically serves as Hospitality Minister Captain, overseeing the […]

15
Jan
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Family of the Month – January 2021

Jay and Karen Trapp Jay and Karen will celebrate their 30th anniversary this August. They met through a mutual friend while Jay was attending Purdue University in Indiana and Karen was studying at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (known to the locals as oo-ey-poo-ey). They have five children: Emma lives at home and works at the […]

15
Dec
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Family of the Month – December 2020

Mike and Karen Moloughney The latest of Mike’s long list of contributions to Holy Spirit over the past 23 years won’t be seen for another couple of months since the Christmas Marketplace planned for early December has been postposed until the spring. Mike was instrumental in the planning of the event, similar to what he […]

20
Oct
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Family of the Month – October 2020

John and Bonnie Espree Like many Holy Spirit parishioners, John and Bonnie have adjusted their parish activities during the pandemic. Bonnie continues as a lector, during the Saturday Vigil Mass that John attends with her. She often returns for other Masses to help out in the new role of projector operator. With the resumption of […]