Come and Join us
for Healing and
Renewal of our Lives.
PARISH MISSION, 2015
Robert S. Rivers, CSP
February 23-25, 2015
Fr. Robert Rivers, CSP,
will be with us to conduct our Lenten mission this year beginning on the
first Sunday of Lent. Fr. Rivers will be preaching at all the masses this
weekend, and then on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:00 PM.
Monday, February 23
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Revitalizing Our Faith
Tuesday, February 24
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Making a Difference in our Faith
Wednesday, February 25
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Moving from Maintenance to Mission
In our Parish
ASH WEDNESDAY AND LENT:
year, Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent,fell on February 18, 2015.
You are reminded of
the Church's laws for fast and abstinence during Lent.
“On these days (of
penance), the faithful are in a special manner to devote themselves to
prayer, to engage in works of piety and charity, to deny themselves by
fulfilling their obligations more faithfully ..”
The New Code of Canon Law
Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are
days of fasting. Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 are
permitted one full meal and two lesser meals per day (which together should
not equal one full meal), with no eating between meals.
Ash Wednesday and all Fridays of Lent
are days of abstinence. Catholics who are 14 years or older
should abstain from meat entirely. Soups and gravies made from meat are
Friday, February 27th
Walk in the way of
2014 TAX STATEMENTS
Are available now in the
Rectory Office. In
the effort to be as cost effective as possible, we will print your
statement upon your request.
Please call one
(1) day in advance to allow time for preparation and
printing. Call 771-2152.
Sunday, Feb. 22nd
– We have a meeting the Youth Room of the Family Life Center beginning at
6pm and closing at 8pm. The focus of this meeting is preparing for our
Stations of the Cross performance on Good Friday. Roles and costumes will
be finalized. Please make sure you mark your calendar for this event.
Retreat, Feb. 27th
– March 1st
– This retreat is an all-time favorite of our group. We head to Lake Wales,
FL to the Westgate River Ranch for a weekend of spirit filled speakers,
music and great experiences with our friends.
It is that time of the year. It is Lent. The HOLY
NAME SOCIETY and MOSH are sponsoring a fish fry every Friday
during lent season and that includes carnival Friday.
Bring your friends and family by the New Parish Center
and, not only, enjoy the meal, but also the fellowship. The Fish Fry will be
held every Friday starting February 20th, and ending March 27th, 2015. Good
Friday, April 3rd, 2015 is a day of fasting.
We are asking a Donation of $7.00 per person. The
proceeds benefit the New Parish Center and the school. Come join us.
LOOKING FOR YOUNG VOICES
Does your child like to
sing or play an instrument? If so – we’d love to have them participate with
the music liturgy at the 11:30 am Sunday mass. We rehearse at 11:00 in the
choir room – immediately before mass. We’d love to have your children (1st
grade and up!) participate in this vital ministry! Please call Kathy Lynch
It's Carnival Time again!
Please Save the Dates...March 6-8
This year’s theme is
The carnival committee
everything possible to
make this a successful event but as always, we need your help more than
ever. Please be a super hero and pick up your raffle tickets as soon
as possible. They should be easy to sell, donate or purchase @ $1.00 each.
Your participation will
insure success. Remember the more you sell the more profit we make. Why not
increase your participation by a couple books this year!!! Tickets may be
picked up this weekend on the cart in the Gathering Area.
Sacred Heart Presents
Josephine’s Raffle- donations needed. Suggestions: Afghans, baby basket,
favorite sport team basket, basket of cheer
Auction-Restaurant certificates, new or nearly new items only. Do you have a
business or work for a company willing to donate. Why not ask now !
Re-gift that unwanted Christmas gift.
Regina’s Tea Room - awesome !!. Join us for gourmet sandwiches and desserts.
from your grandma’s kitchen: Baked goods in the Parish Center. Enjoy your
lunch and dessert !
Food Item: Pulled pork sandwiches
Food Court-Filipino, Hispanic & American. All are delicious.
Rides- funnel cakes and cotton candy
Patricia’s Irish Coffee ( AIMS)
Mercy’s “Feed the Flock” cake contest on Saturday, March 7. More details to
to Win It
Scouts Boiled Peanuts and Girl Scout cookies
Store- all handmade craft items
Right Up! Bid to Win!
Sacred Heart’s Super
Heroes Spring Carnival is offering an opportunity to WIN BIG at the 2015
Carnival Silent Auction.
You will truly be a “Super Hero” as
you walk away a winner.
The Sacred Heart
Carnival helps raise funds to assist our Parish School and Early Education
Center. This Carnival is the major fundraiser for our schools and its
success is vital to ensure that we are able to offer a Catholic, faith-based
education to our community.
We need help! Please
consider donating an item to our Silent Auction this year.
We are looking for new or nearly new items
that will be offered for bid. If you have an item or a basket of items to
donate, please call Paula Crews @ 859-0467 or Lynn Freel @ 704-9534.
Readings - week of February 22, 2015
Gn 9:8-15; Ps 25; 1 Pt 3:18-22; Mk
Lv 19:1-2, 11-18; Ps 19; Mt 25:31-46
Is 55:10-11; Ps 34; Mt 6:7-15
Jon 3:1-10; Ps 51; Lk 11:29-32
Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25; Ps 138; Mt
Ez 18:21-28; Ps 130; Mt 5:20-26
Dt 26:16-19; Ps 119; Mt 5:43-48
Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Ps 116; Rom
8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10
Gn 9:8-15; Ps 25; 1 Pt
3:18-22; Mk 1:12-15