Sacred Heart Mission Catholic Church

 Catholic Church Diocese of Las Cruces


Funeral Mass for David Marcus, long time Knights of Columbus Member, will be
celebrated on Jan. 29th at Immaculate Conception Church in Alamogordo. The Rosary will be recited at 9:30am and the Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am.

ROSARY FOR LIFE
The “Rosary for Life” will be prayed for an end to abortion and respect for all human life on Wednesday, January 17th at 6:00pm in the
home of John & Arlene Mizerka, 1006 Sundial Ave. Alamogordo.
For Questions & directions,
please call 575-489-5704.

Church Council Meeting &
Potluck Supper
Please join us for our next Church Council meeting and Potluck Supper on Thursday January 25th at 5:30pm. Everyone is invited.
United in Ministry Dinner - 2018
The 2018 United in Ministry campaign will kick-off on Tuesday, February 6th at the Immaculate Conception Parish Hall on 705 Delaware in Alamogordo. The Social will begin at 6:00pm and Dinner will be served at 6:45pm. Please RSVP by Jan. 30th by calling the Parish Office (434-9460).

UPCOMING EVENTS
Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass -
Are you celebrating you 25, 30,35, 40, 45, or 50 years or More of Marriage? Bishop Cantu cordially invites you to the Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass to be celebrated on Saturday Feb. 10th at 3:00pm at Our Lady of Grace in Artesia or Saturday, Feb. 17th at 11:00am at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral, Las Cruces. Register on line at: rcdlc.org/
anniversary or call the Pastoral Center at 575-523-7577.

“Treasures of Our Faith” Retreat with Immaculee Illbagiza - Ms. Illbgiza a best selling author and Rwandan Genocide survivor, is scheduled to speak on faith, hope, love and forgiveness at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart in Las Cruces on Friday evening, Feb. 23rd at 5:00pm and Saturday morning, Feb. 24th at 9:00am. Tickets for this retreat can be purchased at the Cathedral for $38.00 each,
or can also be purchased online at www.imaculee.com.links:shop/events, retreats
Call Martha Beasley, Event Coordinator, for more information at either 575-640-9076 or 575-524-8563.
“Treasures of Our Faith” Retreat with Immaculee Illbagiza - Ms. Illbgiza a best selling author and Rwandan Genocide survivor, is scheduled to speak on faith, hope, love and forgiveness at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart in Las Cruces on Friday evening, Feb. 23rd at 5:00pm and Saturday morning, Feb. 24th at 9:00am. Tickets for this retreat can be purchased at the Cathedral for $38.00 each,
or can also be purchased online at www.imaculee.com.links:shop/events, retreats
Call Martha Beasley, Event Coordinator, for more information at either 575-640-9076 or 575-524-8563.

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.

 

Check It Out!

There is a book library located near the side exit door.  Please feel free to donate books or borrow some. 

Religious Education

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-Baptism Classes

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.

Suggestion Box

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.


Offering Envelopes
The Offering Envelopes for 2018 can be found on the back table of the Church. If you would like to have envelopes, please contact the Parish Office (434-9460).

Offering Statement Letters
Parishioner’s Offering Statement letters for the year 2017, will be available next weekend. If you do not find yours, please call Marguerite at the Parish Office.
(434-9460).

 Sacred 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

Parish Website   

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 the Light Food Pantry
Thank you for your continued support of the Food Pantry. In December, the Food Pantry served 413 families with 1,300 people in those families.
For the year of 2017, Our Lady of the Light Food Pantry served 6,228 families with 18,494 people in those families. Since the Food Pantry opened in 2013, the Pantry has served over 56,135 people. As we begin our sixth year, we would like to thank everyone who has donated food or made monetary donations to the Food Pantry though out the year.
- God Bless you.

The Food Pantry is in need of the following
food items this month:
Hot Chocolate
Hot and cold cereal
Mac and Cheese
Pasta and pasta sauce
Dried beans and rice
Canned soup
Small bag of Flour
Small bag of Sugar
Small Bottle of vegetable oil
Please Note: The Food pantry will now be closed the 1st Tuesday of every month. Thank you for donations & support.

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