Marriage Encounter Weekend
Does your marriage need a little maintenance? All marriages do. If you are interested in learning ways to spruce up your marriage and communication, a Worldwide Marriage Encounter is waiting for you! We will be hosting a Las Cruces weekend Aug. 25th-27th. Please call Michael & Roxanne Ogas to 575-3313-4963 for more information. The weekend will be held at Comfort Inn on Telshor. The event begins on Friday at 7:00 pm and will end on Sunday 4:00 pm after Mass. Please register ASAP at www.elpasonewmexicowwme.org
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!
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.
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 from 12:00 - 3:00 and served from 3:30 to 5:00pm. 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 Father Christopher or Clare Tinguely at 682-6316.
Religious Education News
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.
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
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:
Boxed Jell-O and pudding
Potted meat and tuna
Pasta sauce and noodles
Canned veggies and fruit
Ramen noodles & Canned soup
Dried beans and rice
Mac & Cheese
Small flour and sugar
The Food Pantry served 518 families with 1,536 people in those families during the month of June. Thank you for your continued support and donations.
If you have a summer garden and have too much produce and would like to donate some to the pantry, please call the Parish Office (434-9460), and leave a message for the Food pantry. Someone from the Food Pantry would be willing to pick up donated produce.
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.
United In Ministry Catholic School Scholarship Fund Deadline Extended
The newly created UIM Catholic School Scholarship Fund will begin needs-based assistance for students to receive a faith filled and rigorously academic education in the 2017-2018 school year (including Fr. Hay Catholic School in Alamogordo).
For more information and to apply, please visit www.rcdlc.org/scholarship. Deadline to apply has been extended to July 22nd 2017.