Parish Office Holiday Hours

Parish Office will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and also Wednesday, December 26th.  Parish Office will be open on:

  • Thursday, December 27th 9am – 4pm
  • Friday, December 28th 9am -12pm.

Office will be closed on New Year’s Eve and also New Year’s Day.


Faith Formation News

As part of Sacred Heart’s Advent service projects children enrolled in the Faith Formation Program decorated paper bags (Early Childhood Program students) and created Christmas greeting cards (Upper Grades) to be given to home bound members of our community at Christmas.  Classes for Grades 1-8 will resume on January 6, 2013!


Prepare Ye the Way!

In this second week of Advent we hear in Luke’s Gospel that the word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the desert.  John traveled throughout the whole region of the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgivness of sin… “A voice of one crying out in the desert:  “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.”

Please consider making an effort to take advantage of one of the many opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation during this Advent season.

Communal penance services will be held at St. Michael’s at 11am and St. Jude’s at 7pm – both on Wednesday, December 12th.  A service for individual confessions will be held at Sacred Heart at 7pm on Monday, December 17th.  Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord!



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.

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


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


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