Parish News


June Sunset Breakfast Dinner - 06/22/2019

Our annual Sunset Breakfast Dinner is Sat., June 22nd at 5:30pm in the cafeteria at Sacred Heart. $12/person or $25/family with kids 12 and younger. Reservations are necessary by calling Sacred Heart by 4pm June 20th.

Collaborative Picnic - 06/23/2019

Our annual picnic is Sunday, June 23rd at 12pm at Pageant Field. Come and bring the family for an afternoon of fun, games and food.

Celebrate Our Summer Patron Feasts! - 06/28/2019

This summer we celebrate with special Masses in the corresponding church: The Solemnity of the Sacred Heart on June 28th, 6pm; the feast of St. Ann on July 26th, 6pm; vigil of the Immaculate Conception on Aug. 14th, 7pm. Reception follows each Mass.

Annual Carnival - 07/11/2019

The carnival is coming to town! ...on the grounds of St. Mary Parish from July 11th through July 14th. Read more


Archdiocesan News


Seminarian killed in crash called 'humble man' who cared for others

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (CNS) -- Seminarian Jason Paul Marshall from the Archdiocese of Santa Fe who lost his life in a bus crash in Colorado was "a humble man who deeply cared for others," said Archbishop John C. Wester in a June 25 statement. Read more

Report details attacks on, abuses against religious freedom worldwide

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The State Department's newly released annual report on international religious freedom shows continued attacks and abuse by governments and societies against religious minorities in their respective countries. Read more

At Ohio racism listening session, participants express sorrow and hope

COLUMBUS, Ohio (CNS) -- Participants at a diocesan listening session on racism in Columbus spoke about hurtful experiences both inside and outside the church, but also expressed optimism about efforts to recognize the problem and respond to it. Read more

The summer reading list

Continuing a venerable tradition, I offer the following for your canicular reading pleasure: John Hay spent decades at the center of American public life as Lincoln's secretary and biographer, a Republican political operative, an accomplished diplomat, and Theodore Roosevelt's secretary of state. And what's not to like about someone who replied to Andrew Carnegie's gift of Scotland's finest in these terms: "I thank you kindly for the 'corpse reviver.' If a man could only drink enough of it, he would either never die, or wouldn't care whether he did or not." John Taliaferro's biography is terrific: All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt (Simon and Schuster). Read more

Evangelizing the Amazon and the gift of priestly celibacy

Today is the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and, since 2002, the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests. It's a day on which, pondering the divine and human love flowing through Jesus' heart, we ask him to make his priests' hearts like unto his, with ardent, pure, spousal and shepherdly love. It's a day on which we pray to the Harvest Master not merely for more priestly laborers in his fields, but precisely for holy laborers. Read more



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