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"And when I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw everyone to myself." John 12:32

 

Pastoral Plan 2013-2014

 

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

 

The blessing of pets and animals is  celebrated on October 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.   

 

“You animals wild and tame,  you creatures that crawl and fly; ... Let them all praise the Lord's name.”  Ps 148:10,13 

 

Come with your pets to receive blessings on this special day.

 

9AM, Saturday

October 4th

 Where?  Outside, directly in front of Sacred Heart Church.

 See you there.

 

 

YOUTH NEWS

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Saturday, September 27th - We volunteer at the St. Francis Kitchen.  Leave Sacred Heart at 8:15 am & return by 2:30 pm.

Sunday, September 28th - Kick off the Fall Service Project tonight at meeting from 6 ’til 8 pm at the Family Life Center.  We will watch the Safe Harbor  movie.  Everyone:  Please see the bulletin insert for more information and how parishioners can assist the youth in this project.

A SINCERE “THANK YOU”!  The Youth of Sacred Heart are delighted to report that last week’s Spaghetti Dinner raised $1,400 to help finance our Summer Mission.  Thank You, all you spaghetti lovers. 

For more information and questions, please call Cindy Lynskey at  874-5338 or email to Lynskey@sacredheartjax.com.

  

YOU ARE SO SPECIAL!

 

SACRED HEART IS CELEBRATING

TIME AND TALENT FESTIVAL - JUST FOR YOU!

 

WHY?

FOR YOU TO CHOOSE

 

SAY WHAT!

GOD DOES NOT ASK MUCH OF US.

BUT HE DOES ASK THAT WE SHARE

HIS GIFTS TO US ~ OUR TIME AND TALENT

CHOOSE A MINISTRY THAT FITS

YOUR TIME AND TALENT

 

SEE YOU AFTER CHURCH OCTOBER 11/12

(You think all that work is for a donut & cookie?)

 

SCHOOL NEWS

Sacred Heart Catholic School

September 28, 2014

 

Thank you for your help with the Fun Run!  Your support should help us collect around $15,000 if we have 100% collection of pledges.

 

The 3rd Annual Sr. Josephine Golf Tournament is on Friday, October 3rd.  Help us to raise funds for School improvements by coming out for a wonderful day of golf.  Check our website for further details, or call the school office at 904-771-5800 for more information.

Trunk or Treat is coming.  Come have a “spooktacular” time at our annual “Trunk or Treat” on Friday, October 24th from 6:00pm-10:00pm. There will be games, trick-or-treating and more.  Don’t be scared away!

 

 

 

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Happy ANNIVERSARyGinger and Bill Peters   -  49 Years

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

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IMPORTANT!  Religious Education Classes have begun.  Any child seeking sacraments, (First Communion, Confirmation), MUST be registered by the end of September, (This Tuesday), with all paperwork turned in.

 

Annual Altar Server Trip

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This year’s trip will be to Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom.  The date of the trip is October 18th and the cost of the trip will be $40.00 per server. If you wish to go on the trip please be sure you have your Money and your permission slip into the parish office, (Rectory), or the school office no later than the 26th of September.  Parents -  if you wish to Chaperone be sure your current background check and Protect Gods Children is on file with the school office. The cost for Chaperones is $45.00. If for any reason your server cannot go on the trip because of the cost please contact Dan at 904- 613-6761. No child should miss the trip because of the cost There will not be any refunds, with the exception of illness. Any money not used will offset other expenses. If you are not going on the trip you will be expected to fill in at the 5pm Mass on Saturday. Please plan accordingly.  Remember, more than 3 no-shows exempts you from the trip.

Parish Meetings

 

 

CCW -  The Council of Catholic Women welcomes all ladies affiliated with the parish and school.  Our meetings are the 3rd Tuesday each month, September through May, at 7:00 pm in the Family Life Building.   For  information, please call Lynn Freel  at 771-2788.   

 

CRAFT DAY FOR CARNIVAL - We’re getting a head start and are again putting our hands to work making craft items for the next carnival.  We meet at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Family Life Center on the last Thursday of each month.  We welcome everyone and all new ideas. For questions or suggestions, please call Fay Sieracki at 778-0050. 

 

GOLDEN HEARTS - We meet monthly on  the 2nd Monday of each month at  11:30 am in the Family Life CenterAny parishioners 50 years or older is welcome to join us for lunch and a program.  Questions?  Call Barbara Koger at 778-2677 or Penny Szot at 771-5824.

 

GRIEF / SUPPORT GROUP  -  Ministry of Consolation   

If you are  newly widowed, this is a program designed to help you deal with your loss.  For questions, please call Vickey Turner @ 772-8788 or Pat Watson @ 388-0925.   We meet in the Family Life Center every Thursday, 10 -12 am..           

       Being Catholic is not required.  You need not walk this way alone.

 

Hispanic Charismatic Prayer Group - "Hermanos Unidos en Cristo" - Meets weekly on Wednesday evenings, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, in the Cry Room in the church.  For more information, call Tingo Maldonado at 904-772-0870.

 

HOLY NAME SOCIETY - Membership is open to all men of Sacred Heart Parish who are over the age of 18.  We meet the second Tuesday of each month September through May.   For information,  Ken Cochran at 772-6353.

 

LEGION OF MARY - The Legion of Mary spiritual prayer group would like to invite everyone to join us as we pray the Rosary in the Family Life Center at Sacred Heart, every Thursday  from 6 - 7:30 pmFor info, contact Nora

Shepard at (904)329-1091 or email sacredheartlegionofmary@yahoo.com.

 

M.O.S.H. - The Men OSacred Heart invites all men of Sacred Heart Parish, young or old or in between, to become a member of our vibrant group.  Our e-mail address is menofsacredheartjax@gmail.com or find “Men of Sacred Heart” on Facebook. We are also on  Twitter, as @MenSacredHeart.  We meet on the first Monday of each Month at 7 pm in the Parish Center.

 

RESPECT LIFE - We meet in September and December on the 2nd Saturday of those two months in the Family Life Center at 9:30 am Please make plans to attend.  Questions?  Call Rosemary Danforth at  200-6926 or email at respectlife@sacredheartjax.comOur Prayer Group meets in Our Lady's Chapel on the First Saturday of each month from 2:40 pm to 4:40 pm.

 

Rosary Making  - We resumed our meetings on September 20th and meet the 3rd Saturday of the month  in the Family Life Center, 9 am -11 am For questions, contact Ginger Peters at 771-8805.  Join us as we put our hands to work for our Blessed Mother.

 

Sacred HEART Red HATTERS  -  All Ladies over the age of  50, who are  members of Sacred Heart  are welcome to come and be a “Red Hatter”.   Meetings are on the 2nd Wednesday monthly at 6:30 pm in the Family Life CenterOn October 8th - No Bunco or meeting.  Instead we are making a Day Trip to the Natural Science Museum in Gainesville.  Call Emily Edmondson at 772-6176 for information.

 

Single Adults, 40 yrs+   (aims)  - Adults In Ministry and are Single.  Meetings are on the 1st & 3rd Sundays after the 9:30 AM Mass in the Catechumen Room. Contact:  Kathy Beck at 772-0790 for questions.

 Around the Diocese

 

 

Feast of San Lorenzo-Ruiz - The 18th year celebration of the Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz will be commemorated on Sunday, September 28, at the 11am Mass at St. John the Baptist Parish at 2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233.  Come and mark this special event with us.

 

BJS Benefit: Glow Ball Golf Tournament -    At Bent Creek Golf Course, October 24, 2014.  Registration at  5:00 pm: 7:00 pm Shotgun Start.  Registration $60 single of $200 foursome.  For more information call Bishop Snyder Booster Club at 904-771-1029.

 

BK Boosters -  Are sponsoring a golf tournament on Monday, November 3, at Jacksonville Golf & Country Club.  The format is a 4-man scramble with handicaps and the cost is $150 per player. For more information, visit www.bishopkenny.org.  Alumni, parents, and friends of BK are all encouraged to participate!

 

You Can Help Your Marriage – Do you feel alone? Are you frustrated or angry with each other? Do you argue … or have you just stopped talking to each other? ? Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long I) helps couples through difficult times in their marriages. This program has helped 10’s of 1000’s of couples experiencing difficulties in their marriage. For confidential information about or to register for the upcoming program beginning with a weekend of October 17-19, 2014, please call our Registration Couple at 904-662-8604 or email: jacksonville@retrouvaille.org

 

 

 

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