21Oct
2018

Fashion Show Tickets On Sale

The Sacred Heart Ladies of Charity will be selling tickets to their annual Fall Fashion Show this weekend after all Masses. This popular fashion show will be held at Franklin Terrace on Wednesday, October 24 at 7pm. Tickets are $25.

All proceeds go to aid the work of the Roarke Center and the needs of other local charities.

21Oct
2018

Altar Bread and Wine

Did you know that a donation may be made to purchase the monthly altar bread and/or wine offered at each Eucharistic celebration as a memorial for a deceased loved one or to commemorate a special event. For more information, please call the parish office during regular business hours at (518) 274-1363.

Altar Wine for the month of October has been generously gifted in memory of Dan and Marion Purcell for their 100th Birthday Remembrance by the Purcell Family.

20Oct
2018

Altar Rosary Society Memorial Mass

The Sacred Heart Altar Rosary Society Annual Memorial Mass will be held on Sunday, October 28 at the 8:30am Mass. This Mass will remember Altar Rosary Society members who have passed during 2018. A coffee hour will follow immediately after mass.

The Sacred Heart Altar Rosary Society was founded in the 1930s. The primary goal of the society is to care for  the church altars and linens. Members form an honor guard and recite a decade of the rosary for a member’s funeral. Altar Rosary Society membership is open to all parishioners.  Altar Rosary Society dues are $5 annually and are used to defray dry cleaning and Mass expenses. If interested, contact Marianne Haldeman  at (518) 283-1066 or email:  rhaldeman@nycap.rr.com

19Oct
2018

Veteran’s Day Mass Planned

Please come join us for our very first Veterans’ Day Mass on Sunday, November 11 at 10am. All Veterans, living or deceased, will be honored at Mass. Join us after Mass for breakfast. If you have not done so already, please fill out and submit Veterans name, branch and years of service on a form in the back of the church. All Veterans names should be submitted no later than October 31.

There will only be one Mass that day and those Mass requests from the 8:30 and 10:30am Masses will be remembered also unless you prefer another day.

7Oct
2018

Will You Follow Jesus?

Today’s readings challenge us to contemplate why God created the universe in the first place. He wanted a community of persons who would live in mutually self-effacing love: to reflect his own intra Trinitarian existence. Anyone thinking that such love by creatures comes naturally or is easy, seriously deludes himself.

To help humans learn to truly love one another, God established marriage (that they be one flesh). The first man failed, and every generation has been falling since. The reality is our incessant inclination to put our self-interests ahead of caring for our fellow human beings pulls us away from the Lord!

Today’s Gospel speaks for itself with no need for explanation. Because we are selfish it is a hard demand. Notice how vehemently it is rejected by the rampantly selfish culture which surrounds us. The constant demand for a holy life is to face our personal selfishness. Notice that today’s Gospel immediately moves on to point out that we need to maintain the attitude of little children, i.e. they are completely dependent on others.

We, too, need to be constantly aware of the need to depend on God for his graces. To put aside our selfishness inevitably involves suffering such a radical change. This is why the Christian way of life embraces suffering. Jesus leads the way on the path to salvation. He asks us to follow.

7Oct
2018

Faith Formation Schedules and Info.

Faith Formation Grades 1-5: NO CLASS because of Columbus Day. Next class is Sunday, October 14.
Junior High Youth Program: Next class will be held on Sunday, October 14 in the multi-purpose room.
Confirmation Preparation: Next meeting is on Sunday, October 14 from 6-8PM.
Teen Mass: A Teen Mass will be held at Sacred heart on Saturday, October 13 at 4pm.

7Oct
2018

Rosary Rally Planned

Please join us on Saturday, October 13 at 12noon for the Sacred Heart Rosary Rally!

We encourage all young people and their families to attend this important tribute to Our Blessed Mother!

In each of her six apparitions to the young shepherd children, Our Lady asked for the daily recitation of the Rosary, especially as an instrument of world peace!

7Oct
2018

3rd Annual Road to Emmaus Men’s Conference

Please join us for a day of fellowship on Saturday October 20th at St. Edwards the Confessor in Clifton Park, NY.

With support from the Albany Diocese Office of Vocations, the day will include several talks from experienced priests, speakers and authors including Fr. Brian Dunkle, S.J. and Fr. Jeffrey Kirby, S.T.L.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation and Eucharistic Adoration will be offered along with Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop Edward Scharfenberger.

More details and registration information may be found at: www.albany-emmaus.org., download a PDF copy of the informational flyer here Road To Emmaus Mens Conference 2018 , or see the flier on the bulletin board at the rear of our church.

6Oct
2018

Annual Cheesecake Sale

Sacred heart School’s Annual Cheesecake Sale begins on October 9th with orders due by October 29th. Delivery/Pick up is scheduled for November 16th. Order forms and additional information is available in the school office.

6Oct
2018

Lector Training Scheduled

A mandatory training for all lectors is scheduled in Church on Tuesday, October 16 at 7PM.

Sign up on the list posted on the bulletin board in the back of church. This training is for ALL current lectors and any parishioner interested in becoming a lector.

Should anyone be unavailable to attend this training date, please call Marie Mangione at 518-272-6555 to make other arrangements.

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