12 Oct
2017

Rosary Rally

America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally: Prayer is powerful in numbers! Please invite your family, friends and neighbors to attend Sacred Heart’s 2nd Annual Rosary Rally which will be held on Saturday, October 14 at noon in the Sacred Heart parking lot.

Please join us in demonstrating devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Immaculate Heart, and our fervent desire for peace in our world!

Thank you.

8 Oct
2017

Confirmation Whats it All About?

Every year, thousands of young Catholics receive the powerful Sacrament of Confirmation. Although it is true that most Catholics could probably give a decent account of the significance of Baptism, Eucharist, Confession, Matrimony, Holy Orders, and the Anointing of the Sick, However, many might balk when asked to explain the meaning of Confirmation.

Fr. Bill Peckman (pastor of St. Clement Catholic Church in Bowling Green, Missouri) had to say to “confirmandi” (Candidates for Confirmation) in his parish about the Sacrament of Confirmation:

  • You’re not “graduating”: Confirmation is not graduation. It is not a merit badge we give you at the end of having jumped through the appropriate number of hoops.
  • It’s not about “taking ownership” of your faith.: Confirmation isn’t about you taking ownership of your faith. If we are asking you to take ownership of your faith at this juncture of your life, we have failed as a Church.
  • It’s about grace.: Confirmation is about the giving of the grace necessary to live the life of a Catholic, not just down the road, but right now.
  • The objective truth of God.: There is such a thing as subjective and objective truth. They are not interchangeable. The teachings of the Church on faith and morals are objective truth as they are revealed truth, having God, the source of all truth as their genesis.

What would you add to this list?  Join the discussion and let us know on Sacred Heart’s facebook page https://www.facebook.com/sacredhearttroy/

 

8 Oct
2017

Super Raffle is Back

Sacred Heart’s Super Raffle is back!  Purchase your ticket after Mass, or in the Rectory office during regular business hours to enter your chance to win the $10,000 Grand Prize (or one of 5 additional cash prizes)!

Only 250 tickets sold between now and December 3. Drawing will be at the Sacred Heart Christmas Market. Proceeds to benefit refurbishment of community spaces and a new digital sign for engaging our community. $100 per ticket, and $500 bonus to the seller of the $10,000 winner!

7 Oct
2017

Rosary Rally to Be Held

Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 14 at noon in the Sacred Heart parking lot. Let us show the Blessed Virgin Mary our devotion to her Immaculate Heart and our desire for peace in our world!

America Needs Fatima – prayer is powerful in number! Please invite your family, friends and neighbors to attend! Thank you.

6 Oct
2017

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

“On this mountain he will destroy the veil that veils all peoples.” Learn how to put aside the veils and masks that prevent true intimacy with your spouse by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend.

The next Weekends are Nov 3-5, 2017 in Albany, NY and Oct 21-22, 2017 in Contoocook, NH.

For more information, call Ed & Rhonda Staats at 518-279-3243 or visit them at https://www.wwmenyalb.org.

1 Oct
2017

Coffee Anyone?

The Sacred Heart Community Sacristans and Altar Servers will host a coffee social after each Sunday Mass on October 8th in the Multi-purpose Room (former cafeteria). All are invited to come and meet the young people who faithfully serve our community!

1 Oct
2017

Well Done and Thank You!

On behalf of the Sacred Heart Community, I would like to extend my sincerest appreciation to Mr. Peter Kehoe and his entire Septemberfest! team for this past Sunday’s highly successful parish picnic. Good food, fun activities and a true sense of community characterized the event. Your efforts truly ensured an enjoyable time for all! Father Yanas

1 Oct
2017

Blessing of the Animals

On October 4 at 5:45pm, Sacred Heart will hold a “blessing of the animals: in the courtyard in observance of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. The Pastor invites all to attend with their pets. All animals must have current vaccinations, a clean bill of health and be supervised by a responsible adult. If your pet is unable to attend, please join in with a photo of your furry, feathered or scaly friend!

30 Sep
2017

Family Mass

Both Sacred Heart School and the Sacred Heart Faith Formation Program will have a Family Mass at the 8:30am Mass on October 22. Following the family masses, there will be coffee and pastries, as well as games for the kids.

27 Sep
2017

CYO Basketball Sign-up

2017-18 Sacred Heart CYO Basketball Program Sign ups will be held on  Wednesday, October 4 from 6:30-8pm in the Sacred Heart gymnasium.  Program is open to boys and girls Kindergarten through 8th grade.  Registration fees: Clinic grades K-2 is $50 and CYO Basketball $75 or $100 for a family.  Printable copies of registration forms are available by clicking on the links below.

2017-18 SH CYO Registration Form (Rev1)

2017-18 SH CYO K-1 Clinic Registration Form

Please print the appropriate document(s) and bring the completed forms to registration on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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