Welcome Fr. Paul Habing at our weekend Masses. Fr. Paul resides in Ayaviri-Puno, Peru, throughout the year and returns home during the summer to visit with family and friends. Sacred Heart Parish has generously supported Fr. Paul in his mission to help sustain a spiritual and economical way of life for our Catholic brothers and sisters in the Andes Mountains of South America.
Pictorial Directory Photographs for the upcoming directory have been completed. We will begin taking pictures of the different councils and ministry groups. Please watch the bulletin for times and places when pictures will be taken. If you have any questions, contact Mary Jo Althoff at 342-6990.
Catholic Charities’ mission to assist those in the immediate area with food, clothing, counseling, foster care, and medicine is made possible by the support of our parish and community. Envelopes are included in your packets for Catholic Charities.
Baptism Class will be on Monday, July 23, at 7:00 P.M. at St. Anthony Parish Center. Sacred Heart parishioners are asked to register for the class by calling Darlene at the parish office 347-7177.
Crossroads Walkers will be stopping by Sacred Heart Parish Center on Tuesday, July 17, to share their mission and experiences they have encountered on their trip. Stop by anytime after 7:30 P.M. and meet these young people from all over the United States.
National NFP Awareness Week is July 22-28. Awareness Week promotes the principle behind the Natural Family Planning method through fertility education. A failure to respect married love’s power to help create new life has eroded respect for life and for the sanctity of marriage.
Sacred Heart School Coaches needed ~ Sacred Heart School has openings for boys basketball and boys track coaches for the 2007-08 school year. Anyone interested, please contact principal, Judy Luchtefeld, at 342-4060 or Athletic Director, Lawrence Carie, at 347-7536.
Young Hearts Potluck will be held on Tuesday, July 17, at noon in the parish center.
Attention prayerful single men ~ St. Meinrad Benedictine Monastery in St. Meinrad, Indiana will be hosting group and individual “Live-in Experience” vocational retreats from July 27 to August 1. There is no cost but space is limited. For information, call 1-800-221-1807.
Monday, July 16 7:15 A.M.: Pat Gress by the Gress family
Tuesday, July 17 7:15 A.M.: Johnnie D. Schaefer by the family
DeColores Fall Weekends ~ The Men’s Weekend is November 8-
11. The Women’s
lay leader is John Benline, phone 217-347-0279. Weekend is November 15-18. The lay leader is
Thursday, July 19 7:15 A.M.: Jerry Likovic by Neville & Edie Scott
Dust, phone 217-868-5678.
For more information, contact Greg Dust
at 868-5678 or Coleen Gephart at 739-2321.
Friday, July 20 7:15 A.M.: Bill Dasenbrock by the family
Retreat/Renewal Day for People with Disabilities will be held at Sacred Heart Parish Center, Effingham, on Saturday, July 21. The day will begin at 10:00 A.M. and close with a Eucharistic Liturgy at 3:30 P.M. The Spiritual Directors will be Rev. Rick Weltin and Sr. Jane Marie Hotze. No charge for the day; however, donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the meal. Pre-registration is required, contact Elaine Vonderheide 342-2718.
Saturday, July 21 5:00 P.M: Larry Pals by the family
Sunday, July 22 8:30 A.M.: Henry H. & Anna C. Dust by Agnes Althoff 10:30 A.M.: Bernie Burford by Marcie Burford 5:30 P.M.: Jim Steber by Glenda Schwartz