Interior of the Church, from the back, facing the altar

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Springfield, MO

Founded in 1882

Services offered in English and Español.

Please join us for our bilingual Thanksgiving Mass, Thu., Nov. 25, 10 a.m.
Bring in your Thanksgiving dinner breads for a blessing.

Annual Craft Vendor Cookie Sale
Dec. 3 & 4Details …



“For where two or three are gathered together in my name,” Jesus said, “there am I in the midst of them.”


30 min. before Mass
or by appointment.
(See the Sacraments page for Baptism, Matrimony, and Anointing of the Sick)

Mass Times

Saturday 4 pm Vigil (English)
Sunday 9:30 am (English)
12:30 & 6 pm (Español)
Tuesday 6 p.m. (English)
Thursday 6 p.m. (Español)
Wednesday & Friday 8 a.m. (English)

Parish Programs

Sunday School (PSR)
Knights of Columbus
Heart to Heart
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Here to Serve

Fr. Ray Smith, CMF – Parochial Administrator 
Deacon Horacia Quiles – Permanent Deacon

Br. Manuel ‘Manolo’ Benavides, CMF – Pastoral Associate 
Dee Pohl – Parish Secretary

Mission Statement

Our Sacred Heart family is joined together by Christ to celebrate our oneness through common prayer life, and is sent forth to teach and serve. Our purpose as a parish is to portray in our lives the teachings of Jesus Christ by giving compassion and reconciling love to all through our prayer and action.

Fr. Ray Smith, CMF
Parochial administrator
Deacon Horacio Quiles
Br. Manuel ‘Manolo’ Benavides, CMF
Pastoral Associate

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Weekly Bulletin

The entire contents of the weekly bulletin are found in the News section of the website. This format is easy to read, even on mobile …
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Town Hall with Fr. Ray

On Sunday, September 19 at 10:45 a.m. we will gather with social distancing in our parish hall to answer 3 questions: What do you like …
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Festival of Nations update

We are preparing for is the Festival of Nations. In response to the pandemic, we are adjusting our celebration to spread it over 3 weekends …
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New beginnings

Our Life here at Sacred Heart is in many ways a mirror of what is happening is our bigger world. Just as our children are …
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Sacred Heart rummage sale

Great news! Because of the success of this week’s Garage Sale, it has been decided to have it again next weekend. If you were not …
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Signs of life

It is easy to see why the crowds followed Jesus: he was attentive to their physical needs and performed marvelous works. In this Gospel, though, …
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Dear Parishioners:

Any good start needs an ending; and here I stand at the brink of my departure from Springfield to my next assignment in Arizona. I …
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Rest and renewal

The apostles have just returned from their first “missionary journey,” and they have much to report to Jesus. You can almost imagine the disciples’ excitement, and the care …
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Called to discipleship

The first sentence in this Gospel is enough to take your breath away: “He summoned the Twelve and began to send them out…and gave them authority…” (Mary …
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Trivia Night!

Mark you calendar! TRIVIA NIGHT is just around the corner. Gather your teams and call the office to reserve your team’s table for Saturday night May …
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Parish Vendor Sale

On Sunday, December 20th, between 10:30am and 5:00pm Sacred Heart Church will host a winter sale in the hall. The items on sale will help …
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Bilingual Church Website Launched

Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Springfield, Missouri, launched a new bilingual website on December 8, 2021. Fr. Gaspar Masilamani, CMF, chose to launch the site …
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Parish Christmas Dinner

This year our Christmas Dinner will be held on Saturday, December 19th, following the 4 pm Mass. We are asking that each family bring a dish …
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Meal Train For Our Community

I would like to thank everyone in our parishwho donated food, monetary contributions,and their time to make our first meal trainoverwhelming successful! What an amazingstewardship …
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Giving Tree

Once again Sacred Heart Parish will decorate a Christmas tree with ornaments to help those in need.  Our Outreach this year will include items for …
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Christmas Flowers

With Christmas, less than a month away, it isnot too early to be thinking about honoringyour loved ones, living and deceased, in aspecial way by …
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God’s plan is unfolding

Today’s parable of the ten maids waiting for the groom’s arrival is reminiscent of several similar kingdom parables found throughout Matthew’s Gospel. The lessons found …
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Veterans Day

November 11th As we celebrate Veterans Day, some ask what should be the Christian attitude in resorting to violence to resolve conflicts? Veterans are rightly …
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Serve Our Community

Join a volunteer team to better serve our community. Our parish has been approached to aid the community of the homeless population. Volunteers interested in …
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Knights of Columbus Bingo

The Knights of Columbus have resumed Bingo on Sundays. Members are wearing masks and checking temperatures at the door. They ask that bingo players also …
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All Saints Day

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day) is Monday, November 2. Often   overshadowed by the two days preceding it, Halloween (October 31) …
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Support Our Advertisers

Advertisers, in part, are who pay for the printed bulletin each week. By patronizing these advertiser, you’re support your parish, your local communitee, and your …
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Weekly Bible Readings

The scripture readings for daily and Sunday mass are posted here prior to each week. Please read them before Mass to help The Word of …
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Thank You for Your Donations!

We are extremely grateful for your continued financial support of Sacred Heart Church during these days of uncertainty. Many parishioners are mailing contributions to the …
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Altar Sponsors

If you would like to be an Altar Sponsor during the 2020 calendar year, please contact the office for available months. The donation is $150 …
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New Parish Directory

This project is on hold until further notice. Photography appointments for our updated parish directory have begun before and after all masses and during office …
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The Pain of Being Ignored

“If you put up with suffering for doing what is right, this is acceptable in God’s eyes” (1 Pet 2:20). In this complex twentieth-century I suggest …
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