Prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Doctrinal Foundation of Devotion to the Sacred Heart
Prayers to Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Additional Prayers and Devotions
Saint of the Day
Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for December
Victimized Children. That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need.
Prepare the Savior's Coming. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.
Archbishop Aymond delivers regular video messages to the people of the Archdiocese of New Orleans and beyond. Watch his v–log at www.archtube.org.
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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.
December 8, 2013- the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception-falls on the Second Sunday of Advent. All Masses celebrated on December 8, 2013 are to be the Mass of the Second Sunday of Advent. In accordance with the Universal Norms on the Liturgical Year and the Calendar, this year, the Solemnity is transferred to Monday, December 9. Please note: the obligation to attend Mass on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception does not transfer with the liturgical observance therefore not requiring the faithful to attend Mass on Monday.
NOLA Needs Peace
Take action to stand up against the projected new Planned Parenthood abortion center in New Orleans. More information and action items available here.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Invite someone back to the Catholic Faith: CatholicsComeHome.org
Information from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops may be found here
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Week of December 8-15
Sunday: Second Sunday of Advent -First Reading Isaiah 11:1-10;
Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17; Second Reading
Romans 15:4-9; Gospel
Monday: Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary - First Reading Genesis 3:9-15, 20;
Psalm 98:1-4; Second Reading
Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12; Gospel
Tuesday: First Reading Isaiah 40:1-11;
Psalm 96:1-3, 10-13; Gospel
Wednesday: First Reading Isaiah 40:25-31;
Psalm 103:1-4, 8, 10; Gospel
Thursday: Our Lady of Guadalupe - First Reading Zechariah 2:14-17 or Revelation 11:19; 12:1-6, 10; Response
Judith 13:18-19; Gospel
Luke 1:26-38 or 1:39-47
Friday: St. Lucy - First Reading Isaiah 48:17-19;
Psalm 1:1-4, 6; Gospel
Saturday: St John of the Cross, Priest, Doctor of the Church - First Reading Sirach 48:1-4, 9-11;
Psalm 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19; Gospel
Sunday: Third Sunday of Advent - First Reading Isaiah 35:1-6, 10;
Psalm 146:6-10; Second Reading
James 5:7-10; Gospel
Additional readings and reflections may be found here or here.
Listen to daily readings here.