Faith Formation News

Confirmation: Confirmation Mass is on Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30pm. Please plan to arrive no later than by 6:15pm. The Confirmation Mass Rehearsal is on Monday, May 13 at 6:30pm. Attendance at the rehearsal is mandatory for all candidates and their sponsors.


World Youth Day Presentation: World Youth Day participants are planning a power point presentation of their trip to Panama in the multi purpose room THIS SUNDAY, Mother’s Day, May 12 at 9:30am. Coffee and donuts will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend!


Happy Mother’s Day

On behalf of Fr. Vaughan, Fr. Yanas and staff, we wish to express our best wishes to all mothers as they celebrate the day on which they are honored. Please be assured that your intentions will be remembered at the altar of God.

May our Lord bless and keep you. With respect and affection, Fr. Yanas


2019 Bishop’s Appeal Update

We are off to a great start!  Sacred Heart’s response to this year’s Bishop’s Appeal officially began this past weekend. Thus far we have received 49 gifts totaling $19,060! A second collection will be taken up for the next two weekends. We hope to reach our goal of $69,661.

There are extra envelopes in the rear of the Church or you may also make your contribution online at www.thebishopsappeal.org  Please remember that every gift,  no matter the amount makes a huge difference, not only in helping Sacred Heart meet our goal, but more importantly in aiding the mission of the Church in our Diocese!

Thank you to all those who have contributed.


World Youth Day Presentation

World Youth Day participants; Catherine Foley, Emily Jaworski,  Angela Morabito, and Erin Pendergast, will deliver a multimedia Power Point presentation on their trip to Panama in the School multi-purpose room on Mother’s Day, May 12 at 9:30am.

Coffee and donuts will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend!


2019 Bishop’s Appeal

Sacred Heart’s participation in the Annual Bishop’s Appeal officially begins this weekend.

Every gift no matter the amount makes a difference! Please know that your gift helps the continued Mission and Ministry of the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese.

Each parish in the Diocese has a responsibility to the furthering of the Mission and Ministry of the Church and we at Sacred Heart take that responsibility very seriously. Our assessment for 2019 is $69,661.00 which is $2,903.00 less than last year. We hope to reach our goal as we did last year.

There are extra envelopes in the rear of the Church or you may contribute online at www.thebishopsappeal.org

Thank you and God Bless.


First Holy Communion!

Congratulations to Sacred Heart’s 2019 First Communion Class:

Julian Bill, Dexter Bourdon, Kayla Brennan, Mollie Grebert, Jonathan Hartley, Connor Kehn, Jack Looby, Addison MacLeod, Stella Mickalonis, Joseph Milanese Eric Muellecker, Harper Seibert, Krystyna Wunsch. Sage Yakuboski



Into the Deep?

Certainly, today’s post Easter readings remind us that faith in the Resurrected Christ is the foundation for a new mode of human existence. What may be overlooked in this transformation of Christ’s disciples is the presence of a new boldness. They no longer fear or hesitate to proclaim the new life in Christ.

We who may be habituated to simply go along with the false values of our contemporary culture, or perhaps rationalize that its not worth being opposed or even ridiculed by the neo-pagan secularists surrounding us, should consider an examination of our consciences!

Are we like the Peter of Christ’s Passion, fearful and cowardly, who when pressed, denied any association with Jesus? Or, are we like the post Resurrection disciples, bold and confident? Which answer we give should tell us a lot about the genuineness of our faith.

To quote the image presented by Pope Francis in his exhortation Rejoice and be Glad : “How often we are tempted to keep close to the shore. Yet, the Lord calls us to put out into the deep and let down our nets.” It is never too late to have a change of heart.


Faith Formation News

Faith Formation Grades 1-5: Saturday, May 4, First Communion Retreat. First Communion at the 8:30AM Mass on Sunday, May 5.
Junior High Youth Program: Next class is THIS SUNDAY April 28.
Confirmation Preparation: Next class is THIS SUNDAY April 28.


Please Support SH School

Your returnable cans and bottles may be collected in coded green “CLINK” bags which then may be deposited at a local Hannaford Market. Credit for your returns is then applied to our school account and all proceeds benefit our school programming.

Sacred Heart School coded “CLINK” Bags are available in the school office.


2019 Bishop’s Appeal

Next weekend May 4-5 officially begins our 2019 Bishop’s Appeal. You will receive a mailing this week and a second collection will be taken up for the Appeal begining .

Our 2019 Assessment is $69,661.00. In making your gift, please reflect on the positive things that will happen as a result of your mercy and generosity to the Appeal. You may also make your gift online: www.thebishopsappeal.org

Every gift no matter the amount makes a difference. Thank you for your continued support.

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