Basketball Clinic Planned

Fun and fitness mixed with the fundamentals of basketball.  Registration forms are available on bulletin board in back of church or you may contact Sarah Ragone at sarahtodd1094@yahoo.com for more information.  The fee is $40 per child for the six week clinic.  Hoops are adjustable  and each child will receive a T-shirt.


Upcoming Events at Sacred Heart Church

Save the date and plan on attending these Christmas Season events at Sacred Heart!

  • Dec. 12: Christmas Concert, Grades 1-6 at 7pm
  • Dec. 16: School Family Mass at 11:15 then Christmas Concert for ECP & 6th Grade at 2:00 pm plus the Nativity
  • This year’s auction, “Mardi Gras”, will be on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 at the Franklin Terrace Ballroom so    mark your calendars now!

Holiday Bags for Parish Shut-ins

The Parish Elves will be preparing holiday gift bags for 50 Sacred Heart Parish Shut-ins.  Come and be part of the fun on Monday, December 17th at 6pm in the school cafeteria.  You can also enjoy the eggnog and cookies!  If you would like to help by donating items, there will be a Christmas box in the back of church from now until December 16.


Giving Tree

NEXT weekend is the last weekend for the ornaments on   the Giving Tree.  Please place the items purchased under the tree or drop off at the school or rectory by Sunday, December 16.


Christmas Flower Donations

Please don’t forget to use the Christmas Flowers envelope in your mailing packet.  Additional envelopes may be found in the back of church.  They are provided to remember or honor your special loved ones this Christmas Season.  Donations collected are used to help offset decorating expenses for Christmas.  Flower donation list will be in the back of church the weekend following Christmas.  PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY!


Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Mass schedule for Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Troy is as follows;

Christmas Eve:  (Monday, 12/24/12)  Masses are scheduled to occur at 4:00pm, 6:30pm and 10:00pm
Christmas Day: (Tuesday 12/25/12)  Mass is scheduled to occur at 9:30am.


Advent – A time of Preparation


Advent is a time of preparation and anticipation.  As we await the birth of our Lord, let our preparations this Advent season be not just in hanging ribbons and bows… but also in preparing our hearts, and minds as we joyously await the coming of our redeemer.


Patriotic Rosary – Tuesday Evenings

A patriotic Rosary will be held in Sacred Heart Church every Tuesday evening beginning at 7:00pm.  All are welcome.


Community Hospice Info from SH Parish Nurses

The attached brochure, provided by SH Parish Nurses contains information on a variety of Hospice initiatives and programs, such as “Campaign for Kids,”  a therapy dog program designed to comfort Hospice patients and the “Voices of Faith Women’s Community Choir” all designed to support and offer comfort to the terminally ill, their families, and caregivers.  Read more by clicking on the link below, or pick up a print copy in the rear of Sacred Heart Church.

Sacred Heart Parish Nurses Hospice Bulletin Insert 11-25-12


Teen Pathways – November at a Glance




Sunday Nov. 25th, 2012Teen Mass  All teens and their families welcome!

Pizza for all those who attend will be provided after the Mass!

600pm Saint Jude Church

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Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm Sunday 8:30 am & 10:30 am Weekday 9:00am


Saturday: 3:00pm or by appointment (Call 274-1363)


Please call the Rectory (274-1363) weekdays for information and scheduled dates.


Please call the Rectory (274-1363) weekdays for an appointment at least six months in advance of wedding.

Hospital Visits

If you, or a loved one is admitted to the hospital, it is important that you identify yourself to the hospital as a member of Sacred Heart Parish or contact the Rectory (274-1363) to inform us of your hospitalization.

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