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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 16, 2022


There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee,
and the mother of Jesus was there.
Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding.
When the wine ran short,
the mother of Jesus said to him,
“They have no wine.”
And Jesus said to her,
“Woman, how does your concern affect me?
My hour has not yet come.”
His mother said to the servers,
“Do whatever he tells you.”
Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washings,
each holding twenty to thirty gallons.
Jesus told them,
“Fill the jars with water.”
So they filled them to the brim.
Then he told them,
“Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter.”
So they took it.
And when the headwaiter tasted the water that had become wine,
without knowing where it came from
— although the servers who had drawn the water knew —,
the headwaiter called the bridegroom and said to him,
“Everyone serves good wine first,
and then when people have drunk freely, an inferior one;
but you have kept the good wine until now.”
Jesus did this as the beginning of his signs at Cana in Galilee
and so revealed his glory,
and his disciples began to believe in him.
— John 2


Updated: January 18, 2022


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What's a Parish Advocate and What Do They Do?

Parish Advocates assist petitioners in submitting their marriage nullity cases to the Tribunal. Parish Advocates are priests and deacons, and appointed lay ministers who serve in this capacity.

All cases are submitted to the Tribunal by a Parish Advocate. It is the role of the Parish Advocate to ensure that all forms, documents, and fees are complete when submitted to the Tribunal. In addition, the Parish Advocate accompanies the petitioner throughout the process, offering guidance, support, and help as needed.

Ronda Gysin has successfully completed both the Introductory and Advanced Parish Advocate training programs and has been appointed by Tribunal to serve the Ridge Deanery in this capacity.

If you are seeking an annulment or just have questions, please contact Fr. Stephen at the rectory or Ronda Gysin at (530) 708-0677 or ronda.gysin@yahoo.com.

Catholic Viewpoint: Faith, Hope and Love

Father Michael Kiernan (Pastor of Sacred Heart 1977-81) has produced a series on faith, hope and love from the Catholic viewpoint. You can watch all the programs on YouTube. Just type the title in the search bar of YouTube. Then click on the icon (Madonna & Child) to access all shows in one place. Or click left.



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Eucharistic Adoration

  24-Hour Vigil

Sacred Heart Parish
Thursdays from 6 PM throughout the night
until Fridays at 4:30 PM

Benediction at 4:45 PM

To ensure that the Eucharist is never unattended during Adoration, a sign-up sheet is posted at the back of the Church to ensure all hours are covered. It is not a requirement to sign up in order to come and pray in front of the Blessed Sacrament.

Please come in anytime during the day or night for prayer.

(If you need a substitute, click here.)


We need more substitutes for Adoration, especially during the late-night and early-morning hours.

Being a substitute does not require a regular commitment.
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ARE YOU CALLED TO SERVE?????

We need altar servers for both Masses at Sacred Heart. Please contact Victoria Larranaga (708-0521) to volunteer for this important liturgical function.

 




Vocation Prayer

Loving God, you speak to us and nourish us through the life of this church community. In the name of Jesus, we ask you to send your Spirit to us so that men and women among us, young and old, will respond to your call to service and leadership in the church. We pray, especially, in our day, for those who hear your invitation to be a priest, sister, brother, or deacon. May those who are opening their hearts and minds to your call be encouraged and strengthened through our enthusiasm. Amen.

Blessed Mother, Queen of clergy, send us holy priests and religious. Amen


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Sacred Heart
Catholic Church

507 E. 4th St.
Alturas, CA 96101
(530-233-2119)


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