Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 20, 2014
The Big Day is Here
This Sunday, July 20, 2014
On this day Sacred Heart Parish
With our Pastor, Rev. Victor Z.
As he returns to his home in
A special Mass will honor our
At the 11:30 Sunday Mass
Reception follows in the Parish
All parishioners are cordially
invited to attend
As we wish Fr. Victor “God’s Speed”
years of service in the Diocese of St. Augustine, Rev. Fr. Victor Narivelil,
C.M.I., is returning to India. As Fr. Victor and the Diocese have
announced, Rev. James Kaniparampil, C.M.I., has been appointed as the
Administrator here at Sacred Heart Parish beginning on August 1st.
Fr. James is
currently a Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral-Basilica in St. Augustine, and
prior to the Cathedral he was at St. Paul’s at the Beaches. Before coming to
our diocese, Fr. James was in Wales. Although we will certainly miss Fr.
Victor, Sacred Heart will warmly welcome Fr. James.
FROM THE CHOIR
for voices and young musicians for the 11:30 am Liturgy!
Does your child like to sing or play an instrument? 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
July 20 - No
meeting this week or next, July 27th.
– We are feeding the campers, buddies and staff for Camp I Am Special at
Marywood / Camp St. Johns on this Friday.
– The youth group helps set up the book day for Sacred Heart School each
year in the gym. This year we will be setting up after the 11:30am mass on
Sunday, August 3rd.
Saturday, August 9th
– We will attend the Florida Gets Talent from the NCYC’s Top Talent Contest
from the prior few years and one of our group is performing.
August 22nd – Sunday, August 24th
- We have our Back to
School Retreat in Leesburg, Florida (Warren Willis Camp ) with our friends
from the EYC at the Cathedral of St. Luke from Orlando. This is a great
retreat and we join youth and chaperones from several churches we partner
with in Orlando.
information or questions, call Cindy Lynskey at 874-5338 or email at
BREAKFAST UNTIL AUGUST
Holy Name has
cancelled parish breakfasts during the month of July. Many of the volunteers
will be on vacation this month and will not be able to assist. The
vacations are well deserved. Breakfast will resume in August and we will be
looking to serve all our parishioners then.
Carl Williams - 63 Years
Mary and Bill
Bigley - 58 Years
- 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 will 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 are currently on summer break
and will resume our meetings on Sept. 8th. At that time, we will
continue monthly on the 2nd Monday 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
- 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 -12 am.
Being Catholic is
not required. You need not walk this way alone.
Hispanic Charismatic Prayer Group
- "Hermanos Unidos en Cristo" - Meets weekly on Wednesday evenings,
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 email@example.com.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. 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 are now on summer
break. We will resume on September
20th and will meet the 3rd
Saturday of the month in the Family Life Center, 9 am -11
am. For questions, contact Ginger Peters at 771-8805.
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.
We’re playing Bunco, raising cash to craft, and having fun. Only $5 to
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.
Around The Diocese
- Join fellow
Catholic Gators in the Jacksonville area for a Cocktail Hour at the Brick in
Avondale, 3585 St. John’s Avenue. Come on down Wednesday, July 23rd,
6:30 - 9 pm. Meet old friends and make new Gator friends at the
Avondale Brick. There will be food and drink specials available, so come
and join in the fun.
Host families are
needed for International Students attending St Joseph Academy and Bishop
Snyder High School
for the upcoming
2014-2015 school year. We have more than 40 students from Germany, Spain,
Brazil, South Korea, Italy, Russia and China. Host families are given a
stipend of $550.00 per month for hosting. Busing is available in some areas.
Serena Arbuthnot at (904) 806-2355 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FUN for all - Save
the date: Dance on Saturday, July 26th for feast of
Sts. Joachim and Anne, the Virgin Mary’s mom and dad, from 7:00pm to
11:00pm, St. Catherine’s in OP, Haut Hall. Bring moms, dads, kids, grands,
and great-grands to celebrate the Gift of Family and to help pregnant moms
and their unborn babies. A charity, fundraiser where the whole family can
celebrate. Tickets will be pre-sold beginning July 13 and will be available
at the door. Supporting the gift of Life. Questions? 264-1904.
The 1st Annual
Diocesan Young Adult Kickball Tournament
will be held on
Saturday, August 2, at Treaty Park in St. Augustine. Any and all young
adults (18 yrs.+) are invited to put together a team and join us for a day
of fellowship, food, fun and friendly competition! Be the first Young Adult
group to win the coveted DOSA Kickball Championship and then make the quick
trip to the beach for a celebratory swim…or if you don’t win the
championship drown your sorrows in the Atlantic! For more information, call
(904) 262-3200, ext. 189 or email:
schedule a wedding, an engaged couple must meet with their parish priest or
deacon at least eight months before their proposed wedding date. Preparation
for the sacrament includes attending a diocesan program such as Engaged
Encounter or Pre Cana, and completing the PREPARE/ENRICH
or FOCCUS inventory. Also, couples of child-bearing age will need to
take a full course of Natural Family Planning. Pre-registration for
each of these programs is mandatory. The next Engaged Encounter program
will be August 8-10 at Marywood Retreat Center. The next Pre
Cana program will July 12, in Jacksonville. For more information
about the diocesan requirements or to register for any of the diocesan
programs, please visit www.dcfl.org or call (904) 551-2619.
Diocesan Marriage Renewal weekend is an opportunity to spend time
with each other to rekindle and renew your love. The weekend consists of
talks given by a priest and married couples, time for reflection alone with
your spouse, and plenty of privacy to foster the growth of your sacramental
union in Christ. There is no forced sharing. The next weekend is August
8-10. For more information, contact Jerry and Ann Webster (904) 268-3758
Online Mass for the Homebound:
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