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Mass Schedule
Weekdays: 8:00 am Mon-Sat
Saturday Evening: 5:00 pm Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 am
and 12:30 pm Spanish Mass

Holy Days: 8:00 am, 10:00 am
and 7:00 pm
(or as posted)

 

Rectory Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 7:30pm

 

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 at Sacred Heart Parish!



 

SACRED HEART PARISH ORGANIZATIONS

 
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Religious Education

This program teaches the Gospel to our children and parish. There are CCD program in both English and Spanish. We need catechists and assistants for our CCD classes. Catechists need to be certified. We are also working on a summer program for our children.

Both English and Spanish CCD Classes are held on Saturday's 10:00am-11:30am from September through May.

If you need more information, please call the Rectoryat708-344-0757 during rectory hours.


R.C.I.A.

This is the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults. It is a course of study on the basic principles and teachings of the Catholic Church, and preparation for the becoming fully initiated in full communion with the Church. The program starts in October and concludes on Easter. Classes meet once per week for an hour. You may share your faith by becoming an instructor.

RCIA Classes are held on Wednesday's 7:00-8:00 pm October through April. If you need more information, please call the Rectoryat708-344-0757 during rectory hours.


Altar Server Ministry

We have our Children Altar Server Ministry and we are opening a new Adult Altar Server Ministry. Altar Servers assist the priest during Sunday Mass and Weekday Mass in many ways - cross bearer, receiving offertory gifts, assist priest with water & wine, lighting altar candles. Altar servers may also serve weddings, funerals, and other special liturgies.


Eucharistic Ministry

This ministry, at the Lord’s Reconciling Table, is to share in the work of the Lord’s Spirit who makes of us one bread, one body, the cup of blessing. It is to minister holy food to holy people in the holiest of all communions. Ministers are scheduled about once or twice a month at the Mass you prefer to attend.


Hispanic Ministry

The Hispanic Ministry helps celebrate our Spanish Mass at 12:30pm on Sunday. Ministries include readers, altar servers, Eucharistic Ministers, Communion for the sick, Religious Education, Ministry Guadalupano, Cursillos, pre-bautismal preparation, ushers, choir, and youth ministry for teens. This ministry works at better integration as a community for the one family of Sacred Heart.


Holy Name Society

This group of men of the parish promote reverence for and devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus. They show spiritual devotion by attending 9:00 Mass every second Sunday followed by a meeting. They sponsor the annual Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner - Nite at the Races, and they maintain the Parish Food Pantry.


Lector Ministry

The Lector proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ, making God present to the gathered community. Adults and teenagers who have made their Confirmation are invited to serve as Lectors for our Liturgies. Lectors choose the Mass they prefer to attend and are usually scheduled twice a month.


Liturgy Committee

This committee is responsible for coordinating the masses especially the special liturgies like Christmas, Easter, May Crowning, etc. we meet about 6 times per year or when there is a special mass coming up to plan the Liturgy for.


Ministers of Care

This ministry visits the homebound, elderly, or sick in the hospital, by a personal visit that includes the celebration of the “Rite of Holy Communion Outside of Mass”, scripture and prayer. These visits are very special and peaceful for them. There is required training directed by the Archdiocese of Chicago.


Music Ministry

The Music Ministry is looking for people to sing at Mass, especially with the choir. Choir usually practices on Thursday’s at 6:00pm. The choir alternates singing between 9:00am and 11:00am Masses, Holy Days, Holidays and other special occasions. For Children’s Choir information please ask our Music Director for details.


Parish Pastoral Council

This is a group of parishioners who are actively involved in planning, evaluating, and supporting the various ministries of the Parish. This council is also responsible for the pastoral life of the Parish and helps all parishioners live their faith. The Parish Pastoral Council are appointed members.


School Advisory Board

The School Advisory Board acts in an advisory capacity on developing policies for education in our School. They make recommendations, advise the pastor and principal, act as public relations, and help fund raise. Please help make a bright future for all of our students. The School Advisory Board are appointed members.


Women’s Club

The main purpose of this Ministry is to have a spiritual family community working together with one another regardless of our many differences and opinions. It’s all about keeping the spirit of love alive at Sacred Heart. They sponsor the annual Christmas Bazaar, St. Joseph Sweet Table, and Casino Trips. They meet monthly and have guest speakers and entertainment. You will be welcomed with open arms.


Hospitality Ministry

Includes Ushers to take up collections and distribute materials at Masses, Greeters to welcome the congregation as they enter Church for Masses, and helpers for Social Events.


 

If you are interested in joining any of our organizations
please fill out our Ministry Volunteer Application and return it to the rectory!

Click here to download our Ministry Volunteer Application.

 

 

 

 

     
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