Diocesan Guidelines to Attend Mass:

  • The Dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation continues for everyone in the Diocese of Laredo. Therefore, those who, at this time, do not choose to attend public Sunday Mass do not commit sin. In particular, people with symptoms associated with COVID-19, people with underlying health conditions, the elderly, pregnant women, and those that have been in close proximity with people who have tested positive for COVID-19 should remain at home. For the benefit of all, we will continue to live stream all weekend Masses (regular schedule).
  • Current capacity restriction is 25% per Mass. Extra seating will be available in the parish hall.
  • Mask must be used by anyone over the age of 2 entering the church.
  • Social Distancing practices are to enforced the entire time the people are on church property (6 feet apart), including when standing in line to receive Holy Communion.
  • Holy Communion will be distributed at the end of the Mass only in the hands. After communion we asked you to exit the church and make a prayer of thanksgiving in your vehicle.
  • The collection will be received at the doors of the Church either before or after the celebration of the Mass.
  • Parishioners are encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer.
  • For more information please visit the diocese website or Facebook page.

Welcome to Sacred Heart Catholic Church

God Be With You

The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? Because the loaf of bread is one, we, though many, are one body, for we all partake of the one loaf.

– 1 Corinthians 10:16-17

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October – Month of the Rosary

The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary.

The Rosary is Christ-centered setting forth the entire life of Jesus Christ; the birth, ministry, passion, death, resurrection and glory.

Meditation on this cycle of Joyful, Sorrowful, Glorious and Luminous Mysteries makes the Rosary a summary of the Gospel and of Christian life. So as your Pastor, I am inviting you to pray the Rosary to help the faith of our parish community.

Our Lady of Rosary pray for us!

Blessing of Pregnant Mothers

On October 4 at all masses we will give a special blessing to our parents who are expecting a baby.

A Prayer for Expectant Mothers

GOD OF INFINITE GOODNESS, WATCH OVER EXPECTANT MOTHERS
AS THEY AWAIT THE BIRTH OF THEIR CHILD.
Grant these women confidence and strength to dispel their anxiety and
fear. Bless them with the courage and faith of Mary, always listening to your
will and trusting in your loving care. As they prepare to bring new life into
the world, grace them with good health and great joy. We look to you and
your Son, Jesus Christ, as a sign of mercy and joy. We ask this through the
intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes in the name of your Son, Jesus and
the Holy Spirit, now and forever.
AMEN.
Prayers: Chausa

Catechetical Sunday

September 20th at the 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Masses there will be a special recognition and blessing of all our catechists and helpers.

We thank you for making this commitment to helping our children grow in their faith.

Annual Financial Report & Parish Budget

We have posted the annual financial reports for the fiscal year 2019-20 and the parish budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year on the bulletin board at the entrance to the Church.

Thanks to your hard work and generosity, we have been able to meet our running expenses and do some necessary repairs.