The Stained Glass Windows of Sacred Heart Church

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The History of Sacred Heart Parish

The History of Sacred Heart Parish

The History of Sacred Heart Parish
Sacred Heart Chapel, Belaire Cove

Sacred Heart Chapel, Belaire Cove

Sacred Heart Chapel, Belaire Cove
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MASS & CONFESSION SCHEDULE

Saturday (Anticipated)

Belaire Cove Chapel – 4 p.m.
Sacred Heart – 4 p.m.

Sunday

Sacred Heart – 7 a.m.

10 a.m. (Solemn)

5 p.m.

Weekdays

Sacred Heart
Monday-Friday – 6:30 a.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m.

Confessions:

Sundays & Weekdays

30 minutes before Masses

*New Saturday Confession time*

Saturdays 2:30-3:45 p.m.
30 minutes before all weekday Masses

Devotions at Sacred Heart

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Sacred Heart Parish has several devotions that take place each week in church.

  • The Holy Rosary is prayed every Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. for the intentions of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and for peace in our world & families.
  • The Holy Rosary is prayed each Tuesday morning at 9 a.m.
  • The Pro-Life Rosary is prayed each Wednesday morning at 6 a.m.
  • The Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed each Thursday morning at 6:10 a.m.
  • Thursday before the first Friday of each month a Eucharistic Holy Hour with Exposition of Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • The litany of the Sacred Heart is prayed each First Friday after Holy Mass at 6:30am.
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Our Holy Father, Pope Francis has asked that we remember his intentions in prayer this month:

March 2017

That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole church.

PARISH BULLETIN

Here you will find the most recent bulletin as well as bulletin archives. All bulletins are published in Adobe Reader Format.

Featured Catholic Videos

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TROJAN FOOTBALL PLAYERS LEND A HAND TO FLOOD VICTIMS

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, the SHS High School Football team came to the aid of an elderly couple whose home was flooded.  The team removed wet carpet and flooring.  Below are a few photos:

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Parish Events

Centennial Campaign

The celebration of the Centennial of the Diocese of Lafayette will occur in 2018, and to ensure the continued practice of our faith in generations to come, Bishop Deshotel & the Diocese of Lafayette are conducting the Centennial Campaign: Building Our Future Together.

Please click on one of the links below to learn more about this historic campaign! 

CLICK HERE to watch an informational video.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the campaign and it’s fivefold purpose(how the funds will be used).

CLICK HERE to read frequently asked questions.

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Thanks to you, our parishioners, Sacred Heart Parish is off to a great start!!!

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church has already reached 75% of it’s goal.

St. Joseph Church is at 68.6% of it’s goal.

Belaire Cove Chapel is in the lead, with 82.1% of it’s goal.

Campaign Prayer:

Heavenly Father, give us the grace to build your Kingdom in our Diocese. We can only accomplish this noble task by allowing You to expand our hearts.

Grant us compassionate hearts for the poor and suffering among us, hopeful hearts for the men now in seminary, grateful hearts to provide care for the well-being of our retired priests, and zealous hearts for the formation of our Catholic college students.

As we look to the future and the celebration of the Centennial of our Diocese, we want to give You our faithful hearts. It is only with faithful hearts that our Diocesan campaign will bear fruit and assist You in the building up of Your Kingdom.

With Mary our Mother, and moved by the Holy Spirit, we make this prayer through Your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ. We entrust our humble efforts to You, with plea for success, as we reach out to those who need us.

Amen!

+School News+

+ CONGRATULATIONS MORGAN FONTENOT AND CATHERINE POCHE’:
The LHSAA 4.00 Scholar Team is composed of those senior student-athletes with the highest grade point averages from all classes/divisions in a sport. Congratulations to Morgan Fontenot and Catherine Poche’ for being selected to the LHSAA 2017 Academic Composite Girls’ Tennis Team. Catherine was also selected to the LHSAA 2017 Academic Composite Girls’ Track and Field Team.

 + HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL AND BASEBALL

Congratulations to the Lady Trojans on their victories against North Webster (16-2), St. John (14-13) and Oakdale (4-3).
Congratulations to the Trojans on their victories against Port Barre (7-6), Oak Hill (7-0), Delcambre (17- 3) and Pine Prairie (12-8).

+ ACCOUNT SETUP TO BENEFIT MRS. HENRIETTA DESHOTELS

An account has been set up at Evangeline Bank for donations to benefit Henrietta Deshotels who has recently been diagnosed with cancer. To defray expenses, you can bring donations to Wendy Veillon Fontenot or Lorraine Fontenot at Evangeline Bank or mail donations to Amy Poche at 402 North Coreil St., Ville Platte, LA 70586. If donation is in the form of a check, please make payable to Henrietta Deshotels. Thank you for your generosity and please continue to keep her in your prayers.

 

Parishioners For Life

Parishioners For Life—Motivating Members to Help End Abortion

Wisdom from a President

“Simple morality dictates that unless and until someone can prove the unborn human is not alive, we must give it the benefit of the doubt …and, thus, it should be entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” (President Ronald Reagan, 1982).

 

Lenten Reflection

What Jesus Saw From The Cross

Click below to read the daily reflections…

Week 1 (Days 1-7)

Week 2 (Days 8-14)

 

 

Back-to-Basics Lecture Series

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Next Class: Monday, April 10, 2017

Topic: Understanding the Book of Apocalypse

Presenter: Fr. Mitch Guidry

The 2016-17 season will focus on Marian Apparitions. In May 2017, the Church will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. In order to prepare for that event, we’ll take a look at what constitutes an authentic apparition; and look more closely at the apparitions of Guadalupe and Lourdes.

Please be sure to join us every second Monday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm at the Family Life Center. Everyone is invited to attend!

CLICK HERE for the 2016-2017 schedule.

Parish Announcements

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Announcements

+Annual French Retreat: Sponsored by the Catholic Daughters 

Thursday, March 23rd

8:00am- 11:45am at OLQAS Family Life Center 

Presenter: Fr. Richard Vidrine (Confessions, Anointing of the Sick, Mass and Way of the Cross) 

 

+ 1st Communion Retreat: Saturday, March 25th 

Drop off at 8:00am at the Family Life Center 

Pick up at 10:00am at the Family Life Center 

 

+ Capital Campaign Parish Reception:

Sunday, March 26th after 10:00am Mass

For all those with questions about the capital campaign we will have a parish reception in the Meeting Room on Sunday March 26th after the 10:00am Mass.

 

+ Knights of Columbus BBQ: 

Sunday, April 9th ~ Pick up at the KC Hall

Pork or Chicken Dinners: $8.00/plate

Tickets available at the Church Rectory

If any high school students need service hours, please contact Butch Buller at 831-2228. 

 

+ Easter Flowers:

We are now accepting Easter Flower donations in memory of your loved ones. Please use the designated envelope for Easter Flowers or label a envelope “Easter Flowers” with your donation and list of names. Envelopes may be placed in the weekend collections or dropped off at the church rectory. 

 

+ Way of the Cross: Every Friday during Lent at 5:30pm in Church

 

+ From now on our monthly Holy Hour will be on the Thursday before the 1st Friday of the month from 5:30pm – 6:30pm. Next Holy Hour: April 6th

 

The Perpetual (24 hours) Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is available to us at Mercy Regional Hospital Chapel. If you are interested in becoming a regularly scheduled adorer or a substitute adorer, please phone 337-363-4533 for more information.

We are in need of adorers for the following times: 

Fridays at 7:00pm

What’s Happening Around the Diocese?

+ St. Ann’s (Mamou) Lenten Mission:

DATE: April 3rd, 4th, 5th

TIME: 6:20pm-7:20pm

PRESENTER: Fr. Hampton Davis  THEME: Make a Space for Grace

+ Lenten Activities at Our Lady Queen of All Saints:

  • Way of the Cross: Each Friday after 12:10pm Mass.
  • Parish Mission: Each Thursday of Lent (March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6) at 6:30p.m. there will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and a meditation on one of the Seven Sorrows of Mary by Father Guidry and guest priests followed by confessions.
  • First Friday Holy Hour: March 3rd & April 7th 11:00am- 12:00pm

+ Capture the Romance!

Natural Family Planning (NFP) brings romance to married love! Couples naturally expand their repertoire of intimacy (in-to-me-see) while effectively planning the births of their children. Learn NFP to Capture the Romance! Call Leslie Johnson (337) 331-5598 to schedule a private class in the Billings Ovulation Method.

+ LSUE Awakening Retreat:

The next available Awakening Retreat held at the LSUE Catholic Student Center will be on April 21-23rd. It is for young adults; you do not have to be in college to attend. The cost of the retreat is $15.00 to cover all costs for the weekend, including your food, t-shirt, and lodging. For more information about the retreat and to sign up, stop by the LSUE Catholic Student Center and speak to Joe Nelson (CSC Campus Minister) or you may register online at www.awakeningretreat.org/register

 

+ Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat 

Rachel’s Vineyard Reteat to be held in the Acadiana Area April 21-23, 2017. Do you know someone hurting after an abortion?  Still seeking peace years later? Experience the healing love of Jesus at our Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat. Retreat includes sharing of stories, Scripture based spiritual exercises, Sacraments, and a Memorial Service.  The retreat is open to women, men, couples, and family members touched by ABORTION. For more information contact:  Diocesan Office of Pro Life Apostolate at 337.261.5607Inquiries, registration and participation are completely confidential.

+ Divorce Recovery Program:

The Office of Marriage and Family Life offers a 6-week divorce recovery program for those who have suffered from divorce/separation. Please visit our website, www.diolaf.org/divorcerecovery to register or to find out more information.

+ CoDependents Anonymous (CODA) Meetings – (Sponsored by Pro-Life Apostolate)
The Respect Life CODA meetings are for men and woman whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.
When: Each Thursday (Except Diocesan Holidays)
Time: 12:00 — 1:00 PM
Where: Levasseur Room #221 – Immaculata Center – 1408 Carmel Dr. – Lafayette, LA 70501
Contact: Trista Littell 337-261-5607