Schedule for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Christmas Eve:- Our Lady of the Light - La Luz
5:00 pm /St. Francis –Tularosa - 7:00pm
Christmas Day Masses:
Sacred Heart Mission - 8:30 am
Our Lady of the Light - 10:00 am
St. Francis de Paula: 11:30 am
Help decorate our church for Christmas by buying a poinsettia. They will be sold for
$10.00. It is a beautiful way to remember a loved one this Christmas. Please contact
Lourdes Blette if you would like to purchase one.
St. Francis de Paula - Tularosa
Our Lady of the Light—La Luz
December 19th - 6:00pm
Sacred Heart Mission - Cloudcroft
December 20th - 5:30pm
Advent Penance Services
Our Lady of the Light:
Dec. 13 at 6:00pm
St. Francis de Paula:
Dec. 15 at 6:00pm
Dec. 21 at 6:00pm
A special Family Advent Mission & Concert
St. Jude Catholic Church
1404 College Ave. Alamogordo, NM
December 14th, 2017
Presented by 3 time Grammy Nominee
Marty Rotella---Singer & Musician
Free Will Offering
Bring your family & friends!
Jail Ministry - Volunteers Needed “...because I was in prison and you visited Me" (Jesus). The local Jail Ministry is in need of volunteers to participate once a month. It is safe and highly rewarding. You will be trained. Please consider if God may be calling you to join this important ministry. Talk to Teresa or call Larry November at 575.214.9680
Religious Education News
Sacred Heart's youth's religious education classes meet every Sunday after 8:30 Mass. Registration for Religious Education will begin after Mass this Sunday. We are in need of Religious Education Teachers. If you feel you may be called to teach our children, please talk to Teresa Thompson or call her at 575-687-2147.
Church Council Secretary
We are asking for a volunteer to help fill the position of Church Council Secretary. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Fr. Theo.
Check It Out!
There is a book library located near the side exit door. Please feel free to donate books or borrow some.
Faith Sharing Group!
Sacred Heart's youth's religious education classes meet every Sunday after 8:30 Mass. Classes will resume in September. At that time, we will need some volunteer teachers. If you are interested in helping educate our parish children, or need more information about the classes, please talk to Teresa Thompson 575.687.2142.
RCIA Classes - Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Have you received all your Sacraments? Would you like more information about the teachings of the Catholic Church? If you are not Catholic, would you like to attend RCIA classes here at Sacred Heart? Please contact Teresa Thompson at 575.687.2142 with questions or for more information.
Pre-Baptismal classes will be held at Our Lady of the Light in La Luz on the last Saturday of the month. Please call the Parish Office at 575.434.9460 to register for the class.
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Father Theo Okafor is available to hear your confession before Mass on Sundays.
We have a suggestion box for anything the congregation might want to write in for the Church Council to address. It will be at the back of the church on the East side of the church. Thank you.
The 2018 Religious Calendars
have arrived. Please remember
to take only one per family.
Heart - Cloudcroft
Sunday 8:30 am Mass
Sunday 8:00 am Confessions
Wednesday - 9:00 am Mass
Adoration after Mass on the last Wednesday of the month.
Our Lady of the Light La Luz
Saturday 4:00 pm Mass
Saturday 3:00 pm Confessions
Sunday 10:00 am Mass
Tuesday Thursday & Friday Mass 8:30 am
Monday & Wednesday Communion Service 8:30 am
Adoration after Mass on Thursdays
Anointing of Sick
1st Friday of the month after Mass
St. Francis - Tularosa
Sunday 11:30 am Mass
Tuesday-Friday 7:30 am Mass
Friday 5:30 pm Confessions
Adoration of The Blessed Sacrament after the Friday 7:30 Mass until 9:00 pm.
Please contact Naomi Pino at 575.551.2498 if you can volunteer to sit with Our Lord on a routine basis.
Our Lady of Light Food Pantry
Thank you for your continued support of the Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is in need of the following food items this month:
Hot and cold cereal
Mac and Cheese
Pasta and pasta sauce
Potted meat and tuna
Dried beans and rice
Canned soup and veggies
Pork and beans
Thank you for your continued support and donations.
If you wish to donate monetarily, place the donation marked “For the Food Pantry” in the regular Collection and the donation will go to the food pantry. Thank you for your continued support! God bless you.
Feeding the Hungry
The St. Francis de Paula Soup Kitchen is open every Wednesday. Volunteers are needed at noon to help prepare the meal. The meal is prepared between noon and 3:00 and served from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Sacred Heart Parishioners will prepare and serve the meal every 5th Wednesday of the month (when there is a fifth Wednesday in the month). If you would like to volunteer, please contact Clare Tinguely at 682-6316
Growing in Our Catholic Faith
'Real Life Catholic' by Chris Stephani can be viewed on EWTN Tuesdays at 9 pm M.T. The DVD can also be purchase from the EWTN Catalog.
The Mass in Sacred Scripture by Deacon Harold Burke-Siver available on Amazon in either hard copy or Kindle edition.
The Ignatian Adventure: Experiencing the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius by Fr. Kevin O’Brien SJ. It is basically scriptural based contemplative exercises used by the Jesuits.
Gus Lloyd has a morning program; Seize the Day on the Catholic Channel (129) on Sirius Satellite Radio
Fr. James B. Hay School
Saturday, December 2nd
Games, Silent Auction, Crafts, Vendors, Food Trucks & Breakfast with Santa!
The school is still looking for vendors and silent auction donations. Contact the school if you are interested at:
Fr. James B. Hay Catholic School
1000E. 8th St.