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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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 August
That refugees, forced by violence to abandon their homes, may find a generous welcome and the protection of their rights.
That Christians in Oceania may joyfully announce the faith to all the people of that region.

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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

No 6:00PM Mass on August 17.

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!!!!!!

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

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Readings for Scripture ReadingsAugust 17-24

Sunday August 17: First reading Is 56:1, 6-7; Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8; Second reading Rom 11:13-15, 29-32; Gospel Mt 15:21-28

Monday, August 18: First reading Ez 24:15-23; Response Dt 32:18-19, 20-21; Gospel Mt 19:16-22

Tuesday, August 19: First reading Ez 28:1-10; Response Dt 32:26-27AB, 27CD-28, 30, 35CD-36AB; Gospel Mt 19:23-30; Ps 23:1-3A

Wednesday, August 20: Memorial of Saint Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church - First reading Ez 34:1-11; 3B-4, 5, 6; Gospel Mt 20:1-16

Thursday, August 21: Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope - First reading Ez 36:23-28; Ps 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19; Gospel Mt 22:1-14;

Friday, August 22: Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary - First reading Ez 37:1-14; Ps 107:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9; Gospel Mt 22:34-40

Saturday, August 23: First reading Ez 43:1-7AB; Ps 85:9AB and 10, 11-12, 13-14;Gospel Mt 23:1-12

Sunday, Augsut 24: First reading IS 22:19-23; PS 138:1-2, 2-3, 6, 8; Second reading ROM 11:33-36; Gospel MT 16:13-20

Additional readings and reflections may be found here or here. Listen to daily readings here.