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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 6:7). The disciples had been with Jesus for a while. They had heard him preach; they had seen him perform miracles. They had also seen him be rejected. Now it…

Eucharist, The Body of Christ

The readings today focus on the Gospel of Mark and his account of the Last Supper. The Eucharist takes its significance and meaning from these actions and words of Jesus. Eucharist for the early followers of Jesus was a verb and not a noun. In other words, Christians lived and gathered to do Eucharist, not…

Upcoming celebrations of life

Due to the COVID pandemic, we were unable to celebrate the lives of some of our parishioners who were taken from us by the virus. The following Celebrations of Life are scheduled in the month of June:  Christine Gregoroski Bynum – We will celebrate Christine and all her accomplishments on Sat., June 19, 2021. The…

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 22. Delicious Reubens, cheeseburgers, and hot dogs will be available for sale at 6 p.m. Trivia game starts at 7 p.m. First prize will be a catered meal experience…

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 benefit our parishioners. The vendor must be 18 years or older. The Church is asking for a $10 donation for each table. We will observe all safety precautions so that…

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 on The Feast of the Immaculate Conception in honor of The Blessed Virgin Mary. A group of parishioners spearheaded the effort: Fr. Gaspar, Glenn Eckl, Parish Secretary Roy Avila, and…

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 to share (potluck style). Please contact the office at 869-3646 to RSVP with the number of people attending our event.

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 opportunity for our community!Our next Meal Train to feed the homeless will beSunday, December 27th, at 5:00pm. Our menu will bechili, cornbread muffins, Fritos (in individual bags,fresh fruit (apples, pears,…

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 the following Isabel’s House, Sammy’s Window  (an out-reach that helps families that are Fostering & Adopting children) and LifeHouse  (part of Catholic Charities that helps Mothers to be in need…

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 donating for Christmas Flowersin the Church. If you wish to make a contribution,please place it in the envelope marked “Flowers” andinclude the names of your loved ones to beremembered.