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Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Assumption Novena 2020

Bishop Burbidge is inviting the faithful of the Diocese of Arlington to join with him in offering the novena to Our Lady, which begins on August 6th to entrust healthcare workers and all who suffer from or have died from COVID – 19 to the intercession of the Blessed Mother.

www.arlingtondiocese.org/assumption-novena

UPDATES

Summer Office Hours and Mass Update:
Until after Labor Day the office hours will be 9:30 am until 5:00 pm Monday - Friday; 8 am - 1 pm Sunday.
 
Mass times will be as follows: Saturday: 5:00 PM - Still Livestreamed
Sunday: 7:45 AM, 9:45 AM, 11:45 AM

There will be no parish activities outside of mass and sacraments through August. We will reevaluate the situation in September. Thank you for your understanding.


Update on Mask Policy: Anyone 10 and under does not have to wear a mask.


Confessions are by appointment and 4-4:30 Saturday.


If you can, please keep up with contributions. For those wishing to move over to online giving until normal activity resumes go to http://giving.shcva.org with your Envelope number to sign up. You may also mail in checks if you prefer.

Offertory and Tax Deduction Changes for all Taxpayers

The ongoing support of parish offertory is so important in meeting our parish expenses.  All taxpayers for 2020 may take an "above-the-line" deduction for up to $300 in cash donations.  If you itemize, you may deduct up to the entire amount of your adjusted gross income (AGI) for cash gifts in 2020, without reference to the 60 percent limitation that would otherwise apply.

For more information contact the Development Office at Arlington Diocese (703) 841-3896.


The Food Pantry is still open so if you can donate food items they are greatly appreciated.

Food Pantry Most Needed: Pasta, Canned Fruit, Soups

Food Pantry Wish List: Beans, Cereal, Canned meats, Canned Pasta, Canned veggies, Canned Fruit, Jelly, Canned Soup, Cream Soup, Instant Potatoes, Chili, Mac & Cheese, Hamburger Helper, Manwich, Chili/Stew, Misc Dressings, Mixes, Pasta & Sauces, Powdered Milk, Desert Mixes, Ramen, Rice, Cleaning products, Personal care items.

Reintegration & Mass

Eucharistic Adoration at Sacred Heart

Adoration will be from 9:30 AM until 5 PM on Wednesdays. Adorers MUST report in to the parish office to sign in for their time and check back out with the office when leaving. There MUST be at least one adorer in the Church at all times.

These rules go into effect on July 29th and will last until we are out of the pandemic period.

- Fr. Mike Bazan


A message from Bishop Burbidge


The weekend mass will be streamed ON YOUTUBE <- Click the link to open the page. The stream will be live for a 5 PM mass as well as recorded for those who want to watch it on Sunday.


A Daily Reflection:
Today we celebrate the Memorial of St. Alphonsus Liguori. He taught that the Eucharist was not a prize for the perfect but as medicine and nourishment for the weak. He worked and preached primarily to the poor, those who were illiterate and the sick, in other words to those who are forgotten even today by society. People on the right and left say they are concerned but they simply create programs that fit there way of thinking and do nothing for the people they are trying to help. we as a people of faith need to be like this saint and John the Baptist and promote true holiness only comes when we turn from sin and embrace the grace of God. we need to remember only the truth can set us free and it is not the truth that politicians on both sides of the aisle want you to believe but the truth that only in God will our souls find rest. This will be my last post until I come back from vacation later in the month.
 
In God's love and peace.

Fr. Mike

Mass Times

Weekend Mass Times

Saturday | 5:00 PM - Streamed on YouTube
Sunday | 7:45, 9:45, 11:45 AM

Daily Mass - In The Church
Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM

Confessions
By appointment
4 - 4:30 Saturday

Announcements

 

Please Do NOT turn in your rice bowls until further notice


Churches Near Me: Churches Close To Me


 

⚠️⚠️⚠️PLEASE BE AWARE OF A PHISHING SCAM GOING AROUND THE DIOCESE
Please ignore any emails or texts that comes to you from our pastor with a vague request for “financial help” or to “buy cards” of any sort (i.e. store cards, steam cards, etc). They may say this is for cancer patients, etc….This is a scam. If you are contacted, please verify any information by calling the office first, at 703-590-0030. ⚠️⚠️⚠️

Parish Announcements will be shared here. For more information, check out this week's bulletin. 

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If you are new to Parish Giving and want to see a tutorial on how to sign up go to this Youtube Video.

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Diocese of Arlington Child Protection

The Office of Child Protection and Victim Assistance provides opportunities to report abuse, heal from abuse, and find support. If you have questions, are looking for help from someone abusive and would like support, please visit our website at: https://www.arlingtondiocese.org/ChildProtection/.  If you would like to volunteer as a parishioner of Sacred Heart, click the above website and go to the volunteer button and fill out the online forms.  It will then be sent to our Liaison and forwarded to the Diocese. If you have any further questions you may call the office at 703-590-0030.   

 

 

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A Prayer to Jesus for Healing and Guidance

Jesus, Son of God,
you were sent by the Father
to bear our weakness;
be with us in this time of crisis.
 
Merciful Savior,
heal and comfort the sick,
so that, with heath restores,
they may give you praise.
 
Divine Physician,
accompany our caregivers
so that, serving with patience,
they may heal wisely.
 
Eternal Wisdom,
guide our leaders
so that, seeking remedies,
they may follow your light.
 
Christ, the Anointed,
protect us in body and spirit,
so that, freed from harm,
we may be delivered from all affliction.
 
Who lives and reign with God with Father
in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
one God, forever and ever.
Amen.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
(Closed weekdays 12 PM -1 PM for staff lunch)

Sunday | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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