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

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Saint of the Day

Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for March
That those involved in scientific research may serve the well-being of the whole human person.
That the unique contribution of women to the life of the Church may be recognized always.

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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

Monday, March 16 we will have a Reconciliation Service for some of the students. The remaining students will have a Reconciliation Service on March 30. Everyone is welcome. Tuesday, March 24, Sacred Heart of Jesus will hold a parish reconciliation service for all.

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 March 8-13

Sunday,March 8: Exodus 20:1-17; Psalms 19:8-11; 1 Corinthians 1:22-25; John 2:13-25

Monday, March 9: 2 Kings 5:1-5; Psalms 42:2-3; 43:3-4; Luke 4:24-30

Tuesday, March 10: Daniel 3:25, 34-43; Psalms 25:4-9; Matthew 18:21-35

Wednesday, March 11: Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9; Psalms 147:12-13, 15-16, 19-20; Matthew 5:17-19

Thursday,March 12: Jeremiah 7:23-28; Psalms 95:1-2, 6-9; Luke 11:14-23

Friday, March 13: Hosea 14:2-10; Psalms 81:6-11, 14, 17; Mark 12:28-34

Saturday, March 14:Hosea 6:1-6; Psalms 51:3-4, 18-21; Luke 18:9-14

Sunday, March 15: 2 Chronicles 36:14-17, 19-23; Psalms 137:1-6; Ephesians 2:4-10; John 3:14-21

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