11 Nov
2017

Veteran’s Day

To all current members of our US Armed Forces and our beloved Veterans… Please accept our sincere thanks, deepest respect and admiration for the sacrifices you, and your loved ones, endure(d) during your time of service to this great Nation!  Your professionalism & expertise astound us, your courage and fortitude amaze us, your perseverance & dedication to duty inspire us, and the depth of your sacrifice humbles us!

On this Veteran’s Day we wish you peace and we pray that God will grant you good health and abundant happiness!  And for those members of our Armed Forces serving abroad, may He protect you in the days to come until you return safely to your loved ones waiting arms.  A Grateful Nation

11 Nov
2017

Baptismal Blankets Needed

Sacred Heart parishioners, we are in need of homemade or store bought white blankets. We provide a blessed white blanket to all newly baptized babies as a welcome into the church. These blankets can be delivered to Barbara at the rectory.

Thank you,

Emily Jaworski, Baptismal Chair

10 Nov
2017

SHS Roller Skating Day

Join Sacred Heart families and friends for an afternoon of roller skating at Guptill’s Arena on Sunday November 19, 2017 from Noon to 4:00pm.  Tickets in advance through the school are $3 (a savings of $6 from the regular admission price!) Parents and/or adults who are just watching their kids do not need to pay.  SHS students are asked to wear their gym shirt, and all others are asked to wear a red shirt to show your school spirit!

Feel free to invite friends or family – there is no limit to the number of tickets you may purchase in advance!  Bring your skates (regular or in-line, as long as they have rubber wheels) or rent skates at Guptill’s for $5.  You may also wish to bring helmets/pads for safety!

Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available at the door.  Please click on link below to access a printable ticket order form.  Print the form and return it, along with your payment, to the school office by Wednesday, November 15th so that tickets can be sent home with your children.

Please contact John Bullough (email: jbulloug@gmail.com , tel. (518) 273-8207 ) for more information .

SHS Parent Assn Guptills Skate Ticket Order Form and Flyer 2017

5 Nov
2017

Faith’s Roadway

God’s Word this Sunday asks us to take a long hard look at perhaps our greatest obstacle to perfect union with Him, our persistent and over-inflated egos!

Even a little reflection should reveal how often in our consciousness we place ourselves in the center of the universe. Inevitably we are constantly making judgments, and all too often those judgments make us better than others. Are we pre-occupied with gaining power over or at least respect and appreciation from others? The Scriptures speak about titles and the desire to look good in front of others as an obstacle. One of the great heresies of the secular culture which surrounds us is its adulation for celebrity status. And we now live in a society governed by elitists convinced in their egotism that they know better than anyone else what is good for the rest of us. Moreover, we don’t seem to learn from the many celebrities who fall from grace, that their passing fame did nothing to aid their salvation.

God asks us to constantly reflect on the truth that His many gifts to us, be they talents or just plain good luck, are given gratuitously. We don’t have them by right. Christianity is an inner journey. Our faith provides a roadway. On that journey we need to keep focused ahead, and not sideways as to where we stand in relation to everyone else!

4 Nov
2017

Mass of Remembrance

On Thursday, November 2, 2017 (All Souls Day) Sacred Heart’s faithful joined together with family and friends of deceased members of the Sacred Heart community to celebrate Mass and to participate in our annual commemoration of all the Faithful Departed.

“The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them.” (Wis. 3:1)

4 Nov
2017

Three Wise Men Dinner

The Three Wise Men of our school, teachers Bobby Burns, Devon Camenga and Marc Giuliano, are planning a special Take-Out “Family of Four Dinner” for Tuesday, November 14th (3:30-6:00 pm pick up). Each $25.00 family meal will include chicken parmesan, pasta, salad, bread and dessert. There is a limit of 100 family meals available, so we strongly suggest that you purchase yours today! Dessert will be available for purchase at the time of pick up. Order forms are available in the main hallway and on our website.

3 Nov
2017

Fall Back!

Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday November 5th.  Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour before turning in on Saturday evening!

3 Nov
2017

Coffee with Cub Scout Pack 15

Join the 4th grade WEBELOS Cub Scouts of Pack 15 for a Coffee Social after each Mass Sunday, November 5th. During the event, Scouts will collect personal care items for Joseph’s House of Troy. Thank you for your donations!

3 Nov
2017

Marriage Encounter Weekend

“Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.” Let us appreciate our spouses by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next Weekends are Jan 19-21, 2018 in South Kingstown, RI and Feb 2-4, 2018 in Manchester, CT. For more information, call Ed & Rhonda Staats at 518-279-3243 or visit them at https://www.wwmenyalb.org.

29 Oct
2017

Love Our Neighbors

In today’s first reading we find a motif repeated over and over again in the Old Testament. In the society of God’s chosen people, the most vulnerable were the widows, the orphan’s and resident aliens. None of these had any rights in the Jewish law of those times, (e.g. They could not claim to own property, or could not take anyone to court.) Therefore God wanted his people to be especially considerate of them and never to take advantage of their powerlessness.

The Gospels tell us that Jesus during His public ministry was especially committed to helping the most vulnerable in His day. “Blessed are the poor, etc.” Why? Because God loves them just as much as anyone else, perhaps even more, because they have no security except in God. It is hardly surprising, therefore, in today’s gospel to hear Jesus affirming that we are to love (not just tolerate) our neighbor as ourselves.

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