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

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 Pro-Life Rosary is prayed on the first Saturday of each month after 8:00 a.m. Mass. 
  • 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 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • The litany of the Sacred Heart is prayed each First Friday after Holy Mass at 6:30am.
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February 4, 2018

Book Study

Fr. Dubroc will be offering a book study on

 Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist by Dr. Brant Pitre.

If you would like to sign up for the class, please contact the office to register! It is important that you register for the class beforehand so that we can determine the proper facility for the class.

The class will take place on 4 consecutive Tuesdays beginning on October 15th (Oct. 22nd & 29th & Nov. 5th) from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

You will receive an email or call about the location prior to the first meeting.

Books can be purchased at Cottage Couture for $18.00.

You may also sign up via private message on Facebook or by emailing secretary@sacredheartvp.com

New Altar Server Training

We would like to invite 4th or higher grade students who would like to serve Mass at Sacred Heart Church or Belaire Cove Chapel.

*Training for New Altar Servers: Tuesday, September 17th at 6:00pm in Church

If you are interested in becoming an altar server, please contact the rectory prior to the training on September 17th.

+School News+

+ Cafeteria Personnel Needed:

If you are interested, please contact: Fred Noel at 337-837-5921 ext 202

+ First Communion & Confirmation Parent Meeting for Sacred Heart Students:

Thursday, September 26th in Church … 1st Communion – 6:00pm / Confirmation – 6:30pm

+Elementary Book Fair:

Monday, September 30th ~ Wednesday, October 2nd

Students will preview the book selection on Monday, making their wish lists. On Tuesday & Wednesday, during their P.E. periods, students will be able to shop the fair. Thursday, October 3rd is pack up day. Volunteers are needed!

+ Senior Class Charity:

The Senior Class of 2020 will be selling raffle tickets at all home football games to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Tickets are $5.00 each. The prizes are as follows:

Drawing #1: Two tickets in the South End Zone for LSU vs. Florida on 10/12/19.

Drawing #2: Two tickets in the South End Zone for LSU vs. Texas A&M on 11/30/19.

 

 

 

ACTS Retreat

“Stand up and go; your faith has saved  you.” Lk 17:19

Men’s ACTS Retreat: October 10th – 13th 

Registration for the next Men’s ACTS Retreat is now open! Registration forms can be found at the doors of the Church, in the rectory or click HERE to download the form. Please return it to the Sacred Heart Church office.  Deadline to register for this retreat is Thursday, September 5th.

The full cost of the retreat is $285.00; however, financial difficulties should not prevent anyone from attending. Confidential arrangements can be made by contacting your pastor.

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any questions about ACTS, please email the CORE team at core@holyfamilyacts.org

or email Fr. Tom at frtom@sacredheartvp.com.

Religious Education Program

Elementary CCD Class: Tuesday, September 3rd 

High School CCD Class: Wednesday, September 11th 

All of the CCD classes are from 6:00pm-7:00pm at the Family Life Center. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding CCD, please contact the Director of Religious Education: Tiffany Tate Alfred  Phone: 363.5167  Email: olqasdre@centurytel.net

Click on the link below to download the CCD registration form:

+ Grades 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

+ 2nd Grade/First Communion

+ Grades 9, 10, 11/Confirmation

 

Click here for the Elementary CCD schedule of classes

Click here for the High school CCD schedule of classes 

Franciscan Catechetical Institute

The Diocese of Lafayette has partnered with Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, to give everyone in the diocese access to workshops that can help in their religious formation. Although some of the workshops are geared towards teachers, many simply give information on topics that many of us want to know more about (i.e. the Eucharist, Mary, New Testament, Old Testament).

The Office of Catechetics has a short 3 minute video on their webpage that will direct you on how to create an account. Click Here to watch the video and begin to create your account!

Our parish has already been placed in the system, so all you have to do is create your personal account. We believe this is a wonderful opportunity for us to grow in our faith.

What’s Happening Around the Diocese?

+ Follow Me: A Grieving Dad’s Retreat:

Join us for a weekend of fun, fishing and fellowship! Two options: (1) September 20th at 6:00pm – September 22nd 9:00am …(2) September 27th at 6:00pm – September 29th at 9:00am. 

Location: Toledo Bend

To properly plan this retreat, RSVP’s for sleeping arrangements and pricing are needed. We will work to secure sponsorships for families who are in need, but we cannot guarantee that a retreatant will receive a sponsorship. For more information, please contact Kelly@redbird.love or 337-223-2019.

+ARISE- A Grieving Mother’s Retreat:  October 18-19, 2019

Red Bird Ministries is offering an overnight weekend retreat at Our Lady of the Bayou Retreat House for grieving mothers to experience hope, healing and fellowship. “Arise” is a great opportunity to connect with other grieving mothers in our community and walk together towards healing.

Early bird registration: $125.00– Ends on September 15th, the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.

After this date, registration increases to $150.00. Registration closes on October 1st. Red Bird Ministries will work with your parish if you need a sponsorship. Please contact kelly@redbird.love for more information.

*Volunteers Needed: Red Bird Ministries is looking for help to make this event even better and would greatly appreciate your assistance. If interested in volunteering, please contact kelly@redbird.love.

+ Theology of the Body:

The Desormeaux Foundation, 1334 Jefferson Street, will be offering the 4-part series for Theology of the Body I on the following dates.

Wednesdays- July 10, 17, 24, 31

Mondays- September 9, 16, 23, 20

Mondays- November 4, 11, 18, 25

To register for one of the above series, please call 337-289-9366. All sessions will be held at the Desormeaux Foundation from 6:00-8:00pm. 18 years and older are invited to attend.

Parish Announcements

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Announcements

+ FOOD DRIVE! The Christian Care & Share center is in need of canned goods & paper goods. Please bring them to Church anytime and place in the receptacle at Our Lady of Fatima altar. Thanks for your generosity! 

+ R.C.I.A: Are you interested in becoming Catholic? Do you know someone who is interested in becoming Catholic? R.C.I.A. classes will start at the end of September so now is the time to sign up! Catholics who need 1st Communion or Confirmation, and Catholics who just want to learn more about their faith should also call the rectory to sign up!

+Family Fun Day! SAVE THE DATE! 

We will have a family fun day for ALL parishioners of St. Joseph, Our Lady Queen of All Saints, Sacred Heart & Belaire Cove church parishes. It will be held on Saturday, September 28th from 10:00am to 3:00pm at St. Francis Farms, located at 1187 AT&T Tower Road, St. Landry, LA 71367 – best route via Lone Pine Hwy (HWY 115). Lunch will be provided. Bring your beverages. No Alcohol please! There will be games, etc. for adults and children. Children may want to bring swimwear. RSVP to Dennis Fontenot by text or call (337) 962-4122. Please RSVP by Monday, September 16th. Hope you & your family will join us for this fun Community activity!

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 call Theresa Attales (337)363-1852 or Julius Bischoff (337)290-1133. 

+ We would like to remind our parishioners that if you or a family member are sick or physically unable to attend Mass, please contact our office. We can connect you with one of our Homebound Ministers to bring you the Eucharist at home.

Parishioners For Life

Parishioners For Life—Motivating Members to Help End Abortion

To Save The World ~ One Baby At A Time

Jesus, you gave us your mother as Our Mother.

Please send Our Mother to her daughter who is considering an abortion.

To tell her daughter, that she is greatly loved by:

• Her Mother in heaven
• Her baby
• And Jesus

Then ask her to CHOOSE LIFE for the sake of:

• Her baby
• Herself
• And the World

AMEN!

Resource Recommendations

The following are resource recommendations from the Diocese Office of Marriage & Family Life:

Divorce & Annulment:

+Catholic Divorce Survival Guide: diolaf.org/divorcerecovery

+Office of Tribunal: diolaf.org/tribunal

+Beginning Experience: beginningexperience.org

Grief/Bereavement:

+ A Catholic Journey Through Grief: diolaf.org/grief

+ Companions Along the Journey (support group, Scott area): (337)654-8917

+ Grief Share (support group, Broussard area): (337)837-1864

+ LA Grief Support Group (New Iberia area): (337)367-8003

+ St. Monica’s Society (support group for widowed women, Lafayette area): (337)235-0465

+ Healing House (Hope for Grieving Children): healing-house.org; (337)234-0443

+ Hospice of Acadiana (support group): (337)232-1234

Infertility/NFP:

+ diolaf.org/nfp

+ USCCB webpage on infertility: usccb.org/issues-and-action/marriage-and-family/natural-family-planning/resources/infertility

+ catholic-fertility@yahoogroups.com

Marriage Enrichment:

+ World Wide Marriage Encounter: wwwme.org

+ For Your Marriage: foryourmarriage.org

Mental Illness:

+ National Alliance for the Mentally Ill: name.org

Pregnancy & Infant Loss:

+ elizabethministry.com

+ aplacetoremember.com

+ nationalshare.org

+ maddiesfootprints.org

Struggling Marriages:

+ Retrouvaille Weekend: A program for troubled marriages. The weekend provides a safe setting; encouraging couples to learn communication in marriage in a respectful manner. Visit the website for more information and to register www.helpourmarriage.com.

+ Codependents Anonymous (a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop health relationships: (337)261-5607

Suicide Survivors:

+ diolaf.org/suicide-survivors

+ Jacob Crouch Foundation: injacobsmemory.org

+ American Association of Suicidology: suicidology.org

+ American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: afsp.org

+ Suicide Awareness Voices of Education: save.org

+ Yellow Ribbon Program (Prevention of Teen Suicide): yellowribbon.org