Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church 401 Spruce St. Norco, LA 70079 985-764-6503
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church Norco, Louisiana
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Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for February
That prisoners, especially the young, may be able to rebuild lives of dignity.
That married people who are separated may find welcome and support in the Christian community.

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Join in Adoration
Jesus Christ is present in the Eucharist. Please consider committing one hour on Mondays to the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. To schedule, please call the SH Rectory. St. Charles Borromeo Church in Destrehan also invites anyone to participate in 24 hour Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Please call the Rectory at SCB if you would be interested in committing to a time 985-764-6383.

Fr Edmund AkordorWeekly Bulletin

Please join us for Hospitality Sunday on March 1, after 8:00 and 10:00 Mass in the Rectory. Coffee, donuts, cookies, juice and milk!!

Lenten Schedule and Regulations
Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday by all Catholics who are 18 years of age but not yet 59. Those who are bound to fast may take only one full meal. Two smaller meals are permitted if necessary to maintain strength according to each one’s needs, but eating solid foods between meals is not permitted. Abstinence from meat is to be observed by ALL Catholics 14 years and older on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Regular Daily Masses with confessions beginning at 7:40am on Mon. Tues. and Wed. Mass begins at 8:00am. No confessions on Thursday. Mass at 8:45am on Thursdays. Stations of the Cross will follow the Mass on Thursday and will be held on Friday at 6:00pm in Church. No Baptisms during Lent. No Altar Flowers during Lent.

KC Fish Fry
Fridays during Lent from 4:00-7:00pm. Dinners include catfish fillets, French fries, hush puppies, coleslaw and cake for $8.00. Fried onion mums are available for $6.00. Special orders or take out call the KC Home at

Please contact Father Ed if you or someone you know are homebound and would like to receive a visit and communion. Please call Fr. Ed at the rectory 985-764-6503.

Please contribute to the BAG OF LOVE campaign as we will make a fall trip to the Ozanam Inn to deliver them. Envelopes are available in the back of Church.

The Food Pantry is in need of all items especially breakfast items, red beans & rice, peanut butter & jelly, spaghetti and noodles, canned tuna, potted meats and chicken. Please check the expiration date. Please bring to rectory or leave in foyer of Church. THANK YOU!!!!!!

We invite all children to join us in the Children's Choir every 2nd Sunday at 10:00AM Mass with practice beginning at 9:15AM. For more information please contact Caroline Bleakley at

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Readings for Scripture Readings February 22-March 1

Sunday, February 22: Genesis 9:8-15; Psalms 25:4-9; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15

Monday, February 23: St. Polycarp, Bishop, Martyr - Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18; Psalms 19:8-10, 15; Matthew 25:31-46

Tuesday, February 24: Isaiah 55:10-11; Psalms 34:4-7, 16-19; Matthew 6:7-15

Wednesday, February 25: Jonah 3:1-10; Psalms 51:3-4, 12-13, 18-19; Luke 11:29-32

Thursday, February 26: Esther C:12, 14-16, 23-25; Psalms 138:1-3, 7-8; Matthew 7:7-12

Friday, February 27: Ezekiel 18:21-28; Psalms 130:1-8; Matthew 5:20-26

Saturday, February 28: Deuteronomy 26:16-19; Psalms 119:1-2, 4-5, 7-8; Matthew 5:43-48

Sunday, March 1: Genesis 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18; Psalms 116:10, 15-19; Romans 8:31-34; Mark 9:2-10

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