Sacred Heart Catholic Church
December 24th - Christmas Eve
5:00 PM, 7:00 PM, and Midnight
December 25th – Christmas
9:30 AM and 11:30 AM
Each Saturday - 3:00 To
Penance Service –
Sunday, December 15th - 6:00 PM
Day of Reflection -
Saturday December 7,
A wonderful way to begin the
We will start
with Celebration of the Eucharistic at 8:15 am. Continental breakfast will
be served in our parish center immediately following the Mass. Guest
speakers for the morning will be Fr. Luke McLaughlin and Sr. Barbara Cekosh.
We invite all men and women and especially our young adults for this special
morning of spirituality and fellowship. There is no cost and we will be
concluding by 12:30.
event is sponsored by the CCW for the entire
parish and visitors that you might invite.
are necessary for food purchase. Please call Rose Go @ 772-8661 or Susan
Pritchett @ 534-9940. Deadline for reservations is December 1.
more information, please call Susan Pritchett at the number above
or Lynn Freel @ 771-2788.
HEART SCHOOL - Raise the Roof Raffle
The school is
having a Raise the Roof Raffle! Funds from this will be used to help pay
off the loan for the little school roof and also to fund a new roof on the
big school building. 1st Prize is a 2014 Toyota Corolla! Additional prizes
are a Scooter, 46" Smart TV & Mini IPad and cash prizes! Tickets are $25
each or a book of 5 for $100.
will be held on Dec.18th. You do not need to be present to win.
Tickets may be purchased from any Sacred Heart Student, through the School
Office, or at the Rectory Office. Please support our parish school and
help us Raise the Roof!!!!
December 1st -
The Youth will Meet in the
Family Life Center, 6 - 8 PM. Hope you can join us.
questions, contact Cindy or Brian Lynskey at 874-5338 or by email,
December 8th, the HOLY NAME SOCIETY is sponsoring a Sunday Breakfast. Come
and join us in the Parish Center immediately following the 7:30 am and 9:30
am Sunday Masses. Donations are $3.00 per person or $7 per family and all
proceeds will benefit the New Parish Center
Come, enjoy a
great meal and being with friends and family.
time to enjoy the beautiful Giving Tree in the Gathering Area of the
church. Through this youth group project, our parish supports families
referred to us by our Sacred Heart St. Vincent de Paul Society and by
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Augustine. (Total of 45 families).
invited to choose a tag showing the age, gender and items needed. Please
return wrapped gifts with the tag placed securely on each package and place
them under the tree by no later than Sunday, December 15th.
The return date is very important
as the gifts will be distributed
on Monday, the 16th.
bring the love of Christ and Christmas cheer to another during this Holy
Season and demonstrate the love we share at Sacred Heart.
CRAFT WITH US
people who crochet or knit to come to the Family Life Center on
Thursday mornings from 9am - 12pm.
not meeting November 11 - January 9 for Thanksgiving & Christmas
break). We will meet every Thursday in January except the 9th and
all the weeks in February. Thanks to a generous donation of yarn, we need
your hands to work it into beautiful items to be sold at the Carnival. If
you are new to this, we have a teacher for crocheting and quilting. All you
need to bring is a crochet hook, size J or 10. We are also working a quilt.
Come and get yarn for your Carnival projects. For more information, please
call Fay Sieracki at 778-0050.
YOU” FROM St. Vincent DePaul
Vincent DePaul Ministry would like to thank Save-A-Lot on Blanding
Blvd and 103rd Street, especially their manager, Steve, for the generosity
shown us. As they have done the past two years during the holiday season,
they are again providing bags of food for their customers to purchase for
our Food Pantry. This is a great blessing. Please keep Save-A-Lot in
mind when you do your shopping, not only for the holidays but also
IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
Stop by the
Religious Article Gift Shop in the gathering area of the church for
special gifts at reasonable prices. You will find a large selection of
statues, rosaries, bracelets, necklaces, and other gift ideas. We have just
received an assortment of beautiful crucifixes and night lights. See us for
Baptism outfits and adorable baby items.
The shop is
sponsored by the Council of Catholic Women and your money benefits Sacred
Heart Church. We accept cash and checks but not credit cards. Share
your love of God with your friends and family through the thoughtful and
beautiful religious articles in our church shop.
Corinne and Leo Moore - 69
Erlinda and Reynaldo Eugenio - 49
Jane and Ernie Sarmiento - 40 Years
Glynn and Matt Heavener - 32 Years
Tess and Mel Geminiano - 26
- The Council of Catholic Women
is open to all ladies affiliated with the parish and school. We meet on
the 3rd Tuesday each month at 7 pm in the Family Life Center.
For information, call Lynn Freel @ 771-2788.
- We meet the 2nd Monday
each month at 11:30 am in the Family Life Center
and invite any parishioners 50 years or older to join us for lunch and a
program. Come and enjoy the company and the food.
For information, 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 -12 am. Being
Catholic is not required. You need not walk this way alone.
Hispanic Charismatic Prayer Group
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 throughout the year.
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 Shepard at
(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. We are dedicated to spiritual growth, fellowship and
service to our parish. For more information, find “Men of Sacred Heart” on
Facebook. We are also on Twitter, as @MenSacredHeart. We meet on
the first Monday of each month.
The Respect Life Group meets monthly on the 2nd Saturday of the
month in the Family Life Center at 9:30 am. Please
make plans to attend. Questions?
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.
meet monthly on the third Saturday of the month in
the Family Life Center at 9 am -11 am. If you have
questions, please contact Ginger Peters at 771-8805. Join us as we put our
hands to work for our Blessed Mother.
Sacred 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.
Come, and have some fun.
Single 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 any questions.
Around The Diocese
St. Augustine March for Life, Jan. 18, 2014
Bishop Estévez and others for a daylong March for Life celebration,
beginning with Mass at 9 a.m., (at the cross) Prince of Peace Church Mission
Nombre de Dios, followed by live music, info booths, a peaceful procession
down St. George Street to the Public Plaza and Gazebo Downtown St.
Augustine, a keynote speaker: Dr. Theresa Burke, Rachel’s Vineyard
Ministries, and more.
Annual Catholic Charismatic Conference
is scheduled for
Jan. 24 – Jan. 26, 2014 at St. Catherine Parish in Orange Park.
“Jesus: Anchor of Our Soul,” is the theme of the Conference.