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 August
Universal: That volunteers may give themselves generously to the service of the needy.
Evangelization: That setting aside our very selves we may learn to be neighbours to those who find themselves on the margins of human life and society.
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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.
Classes for adults 21 years and older will begin after Labor Day holiday. If you, or someone you know are interested in being confirmed through the Sacraments of Confirmation, or receiving the Sacrament of Baptism, Eucharist, or Reconciliation, or would like more information on the Catholic Faith, please call Margaret Laurent at 985-764-8912.
Please consider sharing one hour or some time on Monday mornings at Church for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Many people are unable to come recently and we must have someone present at all times. We especially need people from 11am-12pm. The Adoration Hours are from 8:30am-12:00noon with the benediction at noon.
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.
BAG OF LOVE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Readings for Aug 23-30
Sunday: Joshua 24:1-2, 15-18; Psalms 34:2-3, 16-21; Ephesians 5:21-32; John 6:60-69
Monday: St. Bartholomew, Apostle -Revelation 21:9-14; Psalms 145:10-13, 17-18; John 1:45-51
Tuesday: St. Louis IX of France, King, Patron of the Third Order -1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Psalms 139:1-3, 4-6; Matthew 23:23-26
Wednesday: 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13; Psalms 139:7-12; Matthew 23:27-32
Thursday: St. Monica- 1 Thessalonians 3:7-13; Psalms 90:3-5, 12-14, 17; Matthew 24:42-51
Friday: St. Augustine, Bishop, Doctor of the Church - 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8; Psalms 97:1-2, 5-6, 10-12; Matthew 25:1-13
Saturday: TThe Passion of St. John the Baptist - Jeremiah 1:17-19; Psalms 71:1-6, 15, 17; Mark 6:17-29
Sunday: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8; Psalms 15:2-5; James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
Additional readings and reflections may be found here or here.
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