BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
The blessing of
pets and animals is celebrated on October 4, the feast of St. Francis of
“You animals wild and tame, you creatures that crawl and
fly; ... Let them all praise the Lord's name.” Ps 148:10,13
Come with your pets to receive blessings on this special day.
Outside, directly in front of Sacred Heart Church.
See you there.
Saturday, September 27th
- We volunteer at the St. Francis
Kitchen. Leave Sacred Heart at 8:15 am & return by 2:30 pm.
September 28th -
Kick off the Fall Service Project tonight at meeting from 6 ’til 8 pm at the
Family Life Center. We will watch the Safe Harbor movie. Everyone:
Please see the bulletin insert for more information and how parishioners can
assist the youth in this project.
A SINCERE “THANK YOU”!
The Youth of Sacred
Heart are delighted to report that last week’s Spaghetti Dinner raised
$1,400 to help finance our Summer Mission. Thank You, all you
information and questions, please call Cindy Lynskey at 874-5338 or email
YOU ARE SO
SACRED HEART IS CELEBRATING
TIME AND TALENT FESTIVAL - JUST
FOR YOU TO CHOOSE
GOD DOES NOT ASK MUCH OF US.
BUT HE DOES ASK THAT WE SHARE
HIS GIFTS TO US ~ OUR TIME AND
CHOOSE A MINISTRY THAT FITS
YOUR TIME AND TALENT
AFTER CHURCH OCTOBER 11/12
(You think all that work is for
a donut & cookie?)
Thank you for
your help with the Fun Run! Your support should help us collect around
$15,000 if we have 100% collection of pledges.
Annual Sr. Josephine Golf Tournament is on Friday, October 3rd.
Help us to raise funds for School improvements by coming out for a wonderful
day of golf. Check our website for further details, or call the school
office at 904-771-5800 for more information.
Treat is coming. Come have a “spooktacular” time at our annual “Trunk or
Treat” on Friday, October 24th from 6:00pm-10:00pm. There will be
games, trick-or-treating and more. Don’t be scared away!
Like us on Facebook!
Ginger and Bill
Peters - 49 Years
Religious Education Classes have
begun. Any child seeking sacraments, (First Communion, Confirmation), MUST
be registered by the end of September, (This Tuesday), with all
paperwork turned in.
Altar Server Trip
trip will be to Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom. The date of the
trip is October 18th and the cost of the trip will be $40.00 per
server. If you wish to go on the trip please be sure you have your Money and
your permission slip into the parish office, (Rectory), or the school office
no later than the 26th of September. Parents - if you wish to
Chaperone be sure your current background check and Protect Gods
Children is on file with the school office. The cost for Chaperones is
$45.00. If for any reason your server cannot go on the trip because of the
cost please contact Dan at 904- 613-6761. No child should miss the trip
because of the cost.
There will not be any refunds,
with the exception of illness. Any money not used will offset other
expenses. If you are not going on the trip you will be expected to fill in
at the 5pm Mass on Saturday. Please plan accordingly. Remember, more than 3
no-shows exempts you from the trip.
- The Council of Catholic Women
welcomes all ladies affiliated with the parish and school. Our meetings
are the 3rd Tuesday each month, September through May, at
7:00 pm in the Family Life Building. For information, please call Lynn
Freel at 771-2788.
DAY FOR CARNIVAL
- We’re getting a head
start and are again putting our hands to work making craft items for the
next carnival. We meet at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Family Life Center on
the last Thursday of each month. We welcome everyone
and all new ideas. For questions or suggestions, please call Fay Sieracki at
- We meet monthly on
the 2nd Monday of each month at 11:30 am in the Family Life
Center. Any parishioners 50 years or older is welcome to
join us for lunch and a program.
Questions? Call Barbara Koger at 778-2677 or Penny Szot at 771-5824.
- Ministry of Consolation
If you are newly
widowed, this is a program designed to help you deal with your loss.
For questions, please call Vickey Turner @ 772-8788 or Pat Watson @
388-0925. We meet in the Family Life Center every Thursday, 10
Being Catholic is not
required. You need not walk this way alone.
Hispanic Charismatic Prayer Group
- "Hermanos Unidos en Cristo" - Meets weekly on Wednesday
from 7:30 to 9:30 pm,
in the Cry Room in the church. For more information, call Tingo Maldonado
NAME SOCIETY -
Membership is open to all men of Sacred Heart Parish who are over the age of
18. We meet the second Tuesday of each month September through
May. For information, Ken Cochran at 772-6353.
OF MARY -
The Legion of Mary spiritual
prayer group would like to invite everyone to join us as we pray the Rosary
in the Family Life Center at Sacred Heart, every
Thursday from 6 - 7:30 pm. For info, contact Nora
(904)329-1091 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Men
Of Sacred Heart invites all men of Sacred Heart
Parish, young or old or in between, to become a member of our vibrant
group. Our e-mail address is email@example.com or find
“Men of Sacred Heart” on Facebook. We are also on Twitter, as @MenSacredHeart.
We meet on the first Monday of each Month at 7 pm
in the Parish Center.
We meet in September and
December on the 2nd Saturday of those two months in the
Family Life Center at 9:30 am. Please make plans to
attend. Questions? Call Rosemary
Danforth at 200-6926 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Prayer Group meets in Our Lady's Chapel on the First
Saturday of each month from 2:40 pm to 4:40 pm.
- We resumed our meetings
on September 20th and
meet the 3rd Saturday of the month in the Family
Life Center, 9 am -11 am. For questions, contact Ginger Peters at
771-8805. Join us as we put our hands to work for our Blessed Mother.
HEART Red HATTERS
- All Ladies
over the age of 50, who are members of Sacred Heart are welcome to come
and be a “Red Hatter”.
Meetings are on the 2nd
monthly at 6:30 pm in the Family Life Center.
On October 8th - No Bunco or meeting. Instead we are making a Day
Trip to the Natural Science Museum in Gainesville. Call Emily Edmondson at
772-6176 for information.
Adults, 40 yrs+ (aims)
In Ministry and are Single.
Meetings are on the 1st & 3rd Sundays after the 9:30 AM Mass
in the Catechumen Room. Contact:
Kathy Beck at 772-0790 for questions.
Feast of San Lorenzo-Ruiz
- The 18th year celebration of the Feast of
San Lorenzo Ruiz will be commemorated on Sunday, September 28, at the
11am Mass at St. John the Baptist Parish at 2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233. Come and mark this special event with us.
BJS Benefit: Glow Ball Golf Tournament
At Bent Creek Golf Course, October 24, 2014.
Registration at 5:00 pm: 7:00 pm Shotgun Start. Registration $60 single of
$200 foursome. For more information call Bishop Snyder Booster Club at
- Are sponsoring a golf
tournament on Monday, November 3, at Jacksonville Golf & Country
Club. The format is a 4-man scramble with handicaps and the cost is $150
per player. For more information, visit www.bishopkenny.org. Alumni,
parents, and friends of BK are all encouraged to participate!
You Can Help Your Marriage
– Do you feel alone? Are
you frustrated or angry with each other? Do you argue … or have you just
stopped talking to each other? ? Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a
long I) helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. This
program has helped 10’s of 1000’s of couples experiencing difficulties in
their marriage. For confidential information about or to register for the
upcoming program beginning with a weekend of October 17-19, 2014, please
call our Registration Couple at 904-662-8604 or email: