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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Sacred Heart of JesusPrayers 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 April
Ecology and Justice.
That governments may foster the protection of creation and the just distribution of natural resources.
Hope for the Sick. That the Risen Lord may fill with hope the hearts of those who are being tested by pain and sickness.

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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.

Msgr BecnelWeekly Bulletin

Father Terry Becnel will offer Lenten Confessions in Church on Wednesday, April,16 at 7-8pm and on Thursday, April 17, following Holy Thursday Mass until 9pm.

Thursday, April 17-Holy Thursday of the Lord’s Supper - 7:00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Washing of the Feet and Adoration until 10:00pm-Confessions will be heard following Mass
Friday, April 18-Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord - 3:00pm Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ with Collection for the Holy Land
6:00pm Stations of the Cross
A day of Fast and Abstinence
Saturday, April 19-Holy Saturday - 8:00pm Mass beginning with the Lighting of the Fire & Candle Procession
2nd Collection for the Seminarians of the Archdiocese
Sunday, April 20-Easter Sunday Our Lord’s Resurrection - 8:00am &10:00am Masses
No 6:00pm Mass
2nd Collection for the Seminarians of the Archdiocese

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!!!!!!

Please note: Adoration on Mondays will be held from 8:30am-12:00pm Noon with the Benediction at Noon.

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 ReadingsAprill 13-20

Palm Sunday: First Reading Isaiah 50:4-7;
Psalm 22:8-9, 17-20, 23-24; Second Reading
Philippians 2:6-11; Gospel Matthew 26:14 - Matthew 27:66 or Matthew 27:11-54

Monday: First Reading Isaiah 42:1-7; Psalm 27:1-3, 13-14; Gospel John 12:1-11

Tuesday: First Reading Isaiah 49:1-6; Psalm 71:1-6, 15, 17; Gospel John 13:21-33, 36-38

Wednesday: First Reading Isaiah 50:4-9; Psalm 69:8-10, 21-22, 31, 33-34; Gospel Matthew 26:14-25

Holy Thursday: First Reading Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14; Psalm 116:12-13, 15-18; Second Reading 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Gospel John 13:1-15

Good Friday: First Reading Isaiah 52:13 -- 53:12; Psalm 31:2, 6, 12-13, 15-17, 25; Second Reading Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; Gospel John 18:1 -- 19:42

Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil:

1) Genesis 1:1 - 2:2 or Genesis 1:1, 26-31
Psalm 104:1-2, 5-6, 10, 12-14, 24, 35 or Psalm 33:4-7, 12-13, 20-22

2) Genesis 22:1-18 or Genesis 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18
Psalm 16:5, 8-11

3) Exodus 14:15 --15:1
(Ps) Exodus 15:1-6, 17-18

4) Isaiah 54:5-14
Psalm 30:2, 4-6, 11-13

5) Isaiah 55:1-11
(Ps) Isaiah 12:2-6

6) Baruch 3:9-15, 32 - 4:4
Psalm 19:8-11

7) Ezekiel 36:16-28
Psalm 42:3, 5; Psalm 43:3-4 (Read when baptism is celebrated)
(Ps) Isaiah 12:2-6 or Psalm 51:12-15, 18-19 (Read when baptism is not celebrated)

8) Epistle: Romans 6:3-11
Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23

9) Gospel: Matthew 28:1-10

Easter Sunday: First Reading Acts 10:34, 37-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Second Reading Colossians 3:1-4 or 1 Corinthians 5:6-8; Gospel John 20:1-9

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