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Mass Schedule

Schedules

Fleming Island Mass

Weekend: Saturday Vigil 5:30pm
Sunday 8:00am, 10:30am and 5:30pm
Weekdays: Monday through Friday 8:00am
Holy Days of Obligation
8:00am and 7:00pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 4:30 to 5:15pm or by apt.

Green Cove Springs Mass

Weekend Only
Saturday Vigil 7:30pm (Spanish)

Announcements
  • See Bulletin for detail on the following items:

Blessed are you who fear the LORD.— Psalm 128:1a

 --Our Advent Reconciliation Service will be on Tuesday, December 5th, at 7 pm. There will be seven or eight priests hearing confessions. We invite you to join us for this great Advent experience. 

--Our Mass on Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated at 8:00 am on Thursday, November 23rd.  Mass will not be celebrated on Friday, November 24th. We wish everyone a blessed Thanksgiving.

--The Parish Office will be closed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

--Ministry of the Month - Sacred Heart Healing Prayer Ministry desires to advance our Lord’s ministry of healing through prayer. We welcome for prayer everyone on Monday nights at 7pm in Building A.   We welcome for prayer all those in need of physical, emotional and spiritual healing AND we invite all those who would like to become members of SH Healing Prayer Ministry for song, prayer and time with the LORD. 

--The Advent Little Blue Prayer books will be available in the narthex of the church next weekend. Take home a copy and use as your prayer companion during Advent, which begins December 3rd. Four weeks, six minutes a day, can you find the time to pray?

--RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:

  • Thanksgiving Break is November 19th through November 26th. Return to class Wednesday, November 29th.
  • Reminder that Mass on Thanksgiving Day (November 23rd, 8:00 am) is an opportunity for a make-up day for a missed Religious Education class.
  • Sign Up for 2017 CHRISTMAS PAGEANT in narthex. This year's pageant will be held Friday December 15th. Deadline to sign up is November 26th. Rehearsals are Thursdays, November 30th, December 7th and December 14th.
  • Confirmation Parent & Student meeting is on Wednesday, November 29th, 7:00 pm in the Church. All forms must be completed and turned in prior to this date.

--YOUTH MINISTRY CORNER:

  • No Youth Ministry Life Night on Wednesday November 22nd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.
  • Attention “Teens and Tweens” – “Rise Up” Concert and Festival Saturday, December 2nd. Sign up this week so that we can plan transportation. The event is free, but only a finite number of wrist bands are available to enter the venue. Make sure you reserve yours now!

--No SHEEP (Sacred Heart Early Education Program) this week.

--WEDNESDAY STUDY GROUPDivine Mercy in the Second Greatest Story Ever Told Wednesday, November 22nd, at 10:00 am in Bldg C – every other week. Call Anne Borom for more information at 904-449- 1394.

--“WOW” Women of Worship (Study Group) – All women of the parish are invited to join the Women’s Study Group Monday, November 20th, at 10:00 am, in Bldg. C. Join us for spiritual growth and fellowship.

--SENIOR LUNCH – Our November/December Senior Lunch will be held on Wednesday, December 6th. The Recycles Orchestra will return to entertain for our holiday luncheon! Mark your calendar!!

--OUREACH MINISTRY – Please remember that NEXT WEEKEND is Outreach Dollar Sunday.  If every family dropped one dollar into the Outreach Box in the narthex, it would go a long way to helping the folks in our parish and community with their needs. Thank you!!

--BEST ADVENT EVER – Have you ever had a Christmas where you felt like you were really prepared?   Have you ever had a Christmas where you walked into Christmas Mass and you felt focused, peaceful and ready?   We prepare for everything we consider important in life, and Advent is the time we prepare for Christmas.  

--THE HEALING MINISTRY is available every Monday evening at 7:00 pm in the Bldg. A where all are welcome to join us!    This is time set aside to place ourselves in the Presence of the Holy Spirit; for prayer and praise; to listen to scripture and receive teaching.    

  • On the 3rd Monday of each month, the Healing Prayer Ministers are available for private prayer in the Bride’s Room after the 8:00 am Mass and at 7:00 pm in Bldg. A.  All prayer sessions are kept in the strictest confidence.   We encourage you to come. (John 14:12-14).

--KOC-RUN/WALK – Our Knights of Columbus had their 1st 5K run/walk on Saturday, November 4th, and were able to raise $1000 for a family in need.   Thanks to everyone who participated.   It was a great time!

--LADY OF GUADALUPE RAFFLE - Do you have Christmas or birthday gifts in your closet that you would like to re-gift? Our Green Cove Church would like those unused gifts before our annual Lady of Guadalupe celebration raffle on December 9th.

--Advent Retreat with Father Raj – Join us for this Advent retreat with Father Raj titled, “The Joy of the Gospel” on Saturday, December 2nd from 9 am to 3 pm at Marywood Retreat and Conference Center.   Cost is $20 and includes lunch. To register, contact Marywood Retreat Center at (904) 287-2525 or email info@marywoodcenter.org.

--Christmas Cards & Coffee on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 9am – 2pm $15/Person which includes lunch at Marywood Retreat Center.   We invite you to participate in this Advent experience; all while listening to Advent & Christmas music, eating Christmas cookies and enjoying a delicious lunch!  (Please bring your Christmas card supplies with you.). To register, contact Marywood Retreat Center (904) 287-2525 or email info@marywoodcenter.org.

--Exercise Classes for People with Parkinson's Disease AND their Caregivers; Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 am and this Monday at 6:00 pm in Building C.

--Marriage Prep – Next engagement encounter will be held 2018; Next Pre Cana December 9th.

--Download our app today at myParishapp.com or search your phone's app store for myParish.

--P.S. Trailer for aluminum cans is still available, it has moved to the other side of the parking lot.

Prayer List

Names will be printed in the bulletin for four weeks, then removed. Please call with names you would like to have included on our list. Thank you for helping us keep our list current.

Please pray for…

Lois Battisti, Pat Chestnut-Sarpy, John Duzansky, Mark Hathaway, Virginia Hefferin, Dolores Johnson, Karen McCallan, Richard and Reba Pedigo, Donna Ramos, Carly Stoffa, Tommy Turner, Len Winkeler,

Fr. Alex Ducci, Kat Launer, Rebecca Smith, John Steinberg, Charley Strayer,

Rose Bergin, Michael Cassidy, Pat Cook, Bill Easterling, Joanne Gillease, Donna Guzinski, Levi Shepherd, Casey Spillane, Mary Stafford,

Jennifer Chasteen, Jean Guiliani, Evelyn Norris, Hilary Silva, Burton Tebo, Kathy Tverstol, our prayer blanket recipients and our homebound parishioners.

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Welcome to Sacred Heart

We extend a warm welcome to those who attend our Church. We hope that you will find our parish community a place where your life of faith will be nourished. We also hope that you will share your special gifts within the community. Your prayers, your presence and your talents are most welcome. Parish registration forms are in the back of the church or may be obtained at the Parish Office.

About Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Church began in 1874. By 1945, when the Navy came to Lee Field, the Mass schedule increased from 3 to 5 Masses which ended up being held at the Clay Theatre in Green Cove Springs because the church started to fall apart.

May 1946 ground broke for the greatly needed new church; on land adjacent to the old church. Navy Personnel volunteered their labor toward the building of the new church; and the old church was being used as a parish hall and classroom where Sunday school classes and children's choir were being held.

In 1994, Fr. Donal Sullivan, a native of Ireland, was appointed pastor of Sacred Heart. In 1999, work began to build another new sanctuary to accommodate the growing Catholic population.

The new Sacred Heart located at 7190 State Highway 17 in Fleming Island was built and on May 13, 2001 the dedication was presided over by Bishop John J. Snyder.

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Ministries

We celebrate the following categories of ministry here at Sacred Heart: 

  • Liturgical
  • Pastoral
  • Social Services
  • Stewardship
  • Spanish

Compelled by the Gospel we the parish family of Sacred Heart, promote and support Christian Life by serving our parish and community through the celebration of the sacraments, educational programs, and other parish ministries. 

Services

"Jesus said to them, 'I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.'"  - John 6:35

The celebration of Mass is an act of the whole assembly gathered for worship. In the Mass, the Church is joined to the action of Christ.  We are joined to this divine action through Baptism, which incorporates us into the risen Christ.

You will find Mass schedules for ordinary time and holidays and Mass Readings for the particular day from United States Conference of Catholic Bishops website. 

Stewardship

Stewardship is a way of life. For Christians who follow in the way of the Lord Jesus, stewardship is an expression of discipleship. When we recognize that God is the origin of all life, the giver of everything that we have and are, and the source of our freedom and giftedness; the healthy person responds by thanking God through prayer, by serving God and God's people through ministry, and by sharing our financial resources with those in need.

Stewardship is a way of life based upon conversion of heart.

Resources

This is where you will find: 

  • Parish/event, ministry, and education calendars

  • Copies of our bulletin

  • Education information

  • Links to other sites around the Diocese.
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FLEMING ISLAND MASS SCHEDULE
Weekend: Saturday Vigil 5:30pm
Sunday 8:00am, 10:30am and 5:30pm
Weekdays: Monday through Friday 8:00am
Holy Days of Obligation
8:00am and 7:00pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 4:30 to 5:15pm or by apt.
GREEN COVE SPRINGS MASS SCHEDULE
Weekend Only
Saturday Vigil 7:30pm (Spanish)

FLEMING ISLAND CHURCH
(Parish Office for Both Locations)
-Use this Address for Postal Mail-

 7190 Highway 17 South
Fleming Island, FL 32003

PH: (904) 284-3811

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday
8:30am to 3:30pm

GREEN COVE SPRINGS CHURCH
(No Postal Mail Received At This Address)
207 Palmetto Avenue

Green Cove Springs, FL 32043