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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, it is clear that the people “don’t get it.” They wanted another sign, more of what had just happened; they had been fed to fullness and wanted to be dazzled. Jesus’ rebuke about…

Weekly Bulletin

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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 look at it with gratification and joy. Thank you for your part in my journey. In the words of President John F. Kennedy, I would say, “We must find time to stop…

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 in Jesus’ voice as he invites them to “come away…to a deserted place and rest awhile” (Mark 6:31). Yet when they are faced with a crowd, they forgo their rest and Jesus…

Farewell party for Fr. Gaspar

On Saturday, July 24, we will be hosting a bon voyage party for Father Gaspar. Father will be leaving us the end of the month to head for warmer climates in Arizona. We will begin the celebration at 6:00 pm. Food and entertainment will be provided. We ask that you contact the office at at 869-3646 with the number attending in order…

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…