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A Biblical Walk Through the Mass.

Registration ends on September 19 for the Group Study:

If you are interested in deepening your understanding of our Catholic Mass, this is an ideal experience for you.  In his video-based study  A Biblical Walk Through the Mass,  Dr. Edward Sri explores the roots of the words and gestures we  experience at Mass and explains their profound significance. This fascinating tour of the Mass will renew your faith and deepen your love for and devotion to the Holy Eucharist.

The study will be held at St. Gerard’s beginning Wednesday, October 6—November 10 from 10:00 am—11:30 pm.  Register after Mass at St. Gerard or register at the Sacred Heart Office. The cost is $20 per person.  We have scholarship funds available to pay for the materials if you would like to participate but cannot now afford to do so.

If you are interested in registering through the mail, please contact Ellen Graf at or call 386-689-7828.  We can send a Registration Form to you.

This program is a product of Ascension Press. If you are interested in the content but cannot attend in person, you can participate virtually by visiting The element of group discussion will be the component you will miss while going through the study online.



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BINGO!!! WE ARE BACK! Get your dabbers ready Bingo  MONDAY NIGHT Doors open at 4pm, Early Birds at 6:00 and Reg Games at 6:30pm. 
Call the parish office for more info – 386-428-6426



Exercise is an important part of everyday senior health  and designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living.

A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depending on your fitness levels.


starting JUNE 8th every  TUES & THURS at 9:00AM in the Parish Social Hall

Call parish office for more Info 428-6426



Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Join us – Starting Saturday May 22 at 9:00am-3:00pm in the Church.  Come in for a visit, you’ll be glad you did. All are welcome
The Blessed Sacrament is the great truth that Jesus Christ is in the Tabernacle and is accessible to all who believe in Him.
It  is a call to all to appreciate and love Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament,  in that perpetual miracle is all the wealth of His love, and our “heaven” on earth!
“Could you not watch one hour with me” Mark 14:37



The Legion of Mary

  • Please join us. We meet weekly on Tuesdays at 9 : 00 AM in the Church Social Hall.   All are invited to attend and discern membership. Questions? Call Theresa Meyer at 386-428-6426.
  • The Legion of Mary is one of the largest lay apostolic movements in the world.
  • Sacred Heart is home to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Presidium which happens to be the oldest in our diocese.
  • Are you interested in increasing in holiness through the imitation of the virtues of Mary, to foster a deeper devotion to Mary among all people and undertake various apostolic works?
  • We invite men and women of 18 years and older to join us to pray the rosary everyday for peace on earth at the request of the Blessed Mother.

Welcome Home – Prayerfully Returning to our Parish 

Guidelines for reopening – 



Per Bishop Noonan​ Sunday Holy Mass obligation has been suspended until further notice.

If you think you might be sick or uneasy about attending Mass at the Church, please stay home and attend our online streamed Masses on the Parish Website, Facebook.

We will be able to allow a limited number of people into the worship space sanctuary to enable appropriate social distancing.

You may be denied permission to enter or asked to leave if our 25% capacity 125 reached.

Only the main entrance and the doors nearest the handicap parking on the school side of the church will be open prior to Mass.

All Holy Water fonts will be empty in keeping with protocols.

Hand Sanitizers will be available at entrances, as well as disposable gloves, if you do not have your own.

We will not be providing masks, though we highly recommend you bring and wear your own.

Will we have a receptacle to dispose of used gloves/masks at the end of Mass.

Seating will follow social distancing guidelines.

You may be directed to appropriate seating, and we thank you for your cooperation.

Masses will be celebrated by one of our Redemptorist priests assisted by our deacons.

We will not, at this time, be utilizing altar servers, lectors, or Eucharistic Ministers.

We will no longer hold hands during the Our Father prayer.

We will offer a bow to one another as the exchange of the Sign of Peace, instead of the customary handshake.

There will be no offertory baskets distributed for collection.

One large basket will be located in the main aisle so you may deposit your offertory upon arriving.

The offertory and gift procession to the altar has been suspended.

Music accompaniment will be our music director and a cantor.

In keeping with Diocesan mandates, distribution of Communion will be in the species of Body only, and reception will be in hand only.

The proper way to receive is with hands extended one under the other, in essence, a throne is formed to receive the Sacred Host.

If gloves are worn, they are to be removed for Communion.

Do not move until the Host has been placed in your hand, permitting the priest or deacon to place the Host without touching your hands.

The faithful are encouraged to wear masks, but are asked to lower the masks to receive Communion.

The Presider is not to wear a mask during the celebration of the Mass, but can wear it to distribute Communion.

Maintain appropriate social distancing. Appropriate spacing for the reception of communion is marked in red on center aisle.

When the celebration of Mass has ended it is important not to congregate into groups, but to clear the Church expediently, for cleaning and disinfecting must begin.

Always maintain proper distance and please, do not make our clergy the enforcers.

Coffee & donuts after Mass has been suspended.

All social gatherings and on campus ministries and classes have been suspended.

As we are a faith family, it is important each of us takes the responsibility of protecting everyone.  Therefore, we respectfully request, in the event you witness activity or a brother or sister not in compliance with these rules, politely bring it to their attention and offer the correct practice.

In the unfortunate event, after the counsel, it is not corrected, without a second attempt, bring the matter to either a member of the clergy or designated coordinator.