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Sacred Heart Parish and St. James Mission Church
Weekly Bulletin-Xtra


Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 23, 2020




“You have heard that it was said,
You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.
But I say to you, love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you,
that you may be children of your heavenly Father,
for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the good,
and causes rain to fall on the just and the unjust.
For if you love those who love you, what recompense will you have?
Do not the tax collectors do the same?
And if you greet your brothers only,
what is unusual about that?
Do not the pagans do the same?
So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.”

-- Matthew 5


Updated: February 23, 2020


SCHEDULES

Lectors and Extraordinary Ministers (Click here)

Adoration (Click here)

Offering Counters   

Church Cleaning
(Click here)




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. Lawrence 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.



Free medical care for those in need, and for anyone in the parish requiring medical assistance.
Call Chuck Colas at the phone number above.


Looking for a job?

Check out opportunities within the Sacramento Diocese.

Click on the magnifying glass. Click on Employment on the navigation bar at the top of the homepage.



Are you Catholic and wish to return to your faith?
Are you interested in becoming Catholic?
(click above)


Eucharistic Adoration

  24-Hour Vigil

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

Rosary at 4:30 PM
Benediction at 5:00 PM
Mass at 5:15 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. Being a substitute does not require a regular commitment.
PLEASE HELP!
(call the rectory - 233-2119)

Past Events in Pictures -  Click Here  

Please send your favorite digital pictures of Parish events
to the webservant
(click here)!!  



The Diocese Now Offers ONLINE LEARNING for parish catechists and Catholic school teachers wishing to obtain or renew their Catechist Certification at CatholicClass.org

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. (click here)

 




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


Check out this website promoting vocations to
the priesthood and consecrated life
.

What is it like in a seminary? (click here)


 
Be sure to check out the Catholic Links page which provides links to other Catholic websites solely for the user's convenience.

These links are valuable Catholic resources for our web site visitors.

 

The Pastoral Center for the Diocese of Sacramento posts relevant news and announcements for pastors, staff and laity throughout the Diocese. This timely information keeps parishes apprised of various ministries and activities. Information is in PDF format and archived for one month.

Catholic saints are holy people and human people who lived extraordinary lives. Each saint the Church honors responded to God's invitation to use his or her unique gifts. God calls each one of us to be a saint.

Check out your favorite Saint by name, date, or Patron Saint. Be Amazed!! Click here http://www.americancatholic.org
 or here http://www.catholic.org/saints




Sacred Heart
Catholic Church

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


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