1 Oct

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

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

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

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

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

17 Sep

Worldwide Marriage Encounter

“The Lord is kind and merciful, slow to anger, and rich in compassion.” Help to encourage our compassion and forgiveness by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend.

The next WWME Weekends are Nov 3-5, 2017 in Albany, NY and Sep 29-Oct 1, 2017 in Morristown, NJ. For more information, call Ed & Rhonda Staats at 518-279-3243 or visit us at albanyme.org

11 Sep

Come All Ye Faithful!

Come All Ye Faithful!  Please consider joining us in praying the Rosary on at Noon Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Sacred Heart Church, Troy, NY.   (Meet in the parking lot facing Pawling Avenue.) All are Welcome! Please extend an invitation to your friends & neighbors to attend!
The 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima could not come at a more poignant time for Our Nation, the United States of America & for the World!
10 Sep

Share in the Goodness of the Lord

Today’s Scripture readings once again present us with a very difficult challenge, especially if we are of the mentality: I don’t want to get involved; I don’t want to risk displeasing or alienating anyone, a mentality, very common in our contemporary society which strenuously resists facing up to its evils.

From the standpoint of responsibilities, the first reading from the prophet Ezekiel is painfully clear: if we don’t try to correct the wicked, God will hold us responsible for their damnation. Notice that if one reads the larger context in the prophet Ezekiel, God is not guaranteeing success. He insists only that we try.

A different approach is made by St. Paul in the second reading, namely, what does it really mean to love one’s neighbor as oneself? Just as we correct our children because we love them and therefore want them to live a life of goodness, so we must effectively extend that intention to all.

Finally, in today’s gospel, Jesus’ words are also clear. He wants us to win our brothers away from sin, not to satisfy our own egos, but, out of love, to share in the goodness of the Lord.

8 Sep

Patriotic Rosary to Resume

Sacred Heart’s Patriotic Rosary group will resume its regularly scheduled weekly meetings on Tuesday September 12, in the School Faculty room.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend!

8 Sep

Mass Schedule Change Coming in October

Beginning on Sunday October 1, 2017, and continuing until further notice, the 10:15 am Sunday mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am.  As a result, effective October 1, 2017 Sacred Heart’s Mass schedule will be as follows:

  • Saturday Vigil Mass – 4:00pm
  • Sunday Masses – 8:30am & 10:30am

Please make a note of it.

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