UPCOMING EVENTS at Sacred Heart
Sunday, April 28 ~ Called & Gifted ~ 1:00 – 3:00pm
Sunday, May 5 ~ First Communion ~ 11:00am Mass
Wednesday, May 8 ~ Confirmation ~ 7:00pm at Sacred Heart
Sunday, May 19 ~ Blessing of the Bikes ~ following the 11:00am Mass
Sunday, June 2 ~ Graduation Mass ~ 11:00am Mass
Friday, June 7 ~ SHS 5K, Food Fair & Raffle
Saturday, June 8 ~ SHS 5K, Food Fair & Raffle
Saturday, July 13 ~ SHS Annual Golf Outing
We are in need of snacks for the reception following the Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 20. There are sign up sheets in both entrances of the church. If you are able to help serve the food, please contact Linda Higgins at 517-286-6426.
We now have Wi-Fi in the parish hall.
Wi-Fi name: JCisLord
Discover YOUR Spiritual Gifts!
“Whether extraordinary or simple and humble, charisms are graces of the Holy Spirit which directly or indirectly benefit the Church, ordered as they are to her building up, to the good of men, and to the needs of the world.” (CCC,799)
Join us in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall on Sunday, April 14 and April 28 from 1-3 pm for an Introduction to the Called and Gifted program. You will have an opportunity to take a Spiritual Gifts Inventory-to begin to discover your charisms and explore the Spiritual Gifts Discernment Program by Sherry Weddell.
The Michigan Monarchs are searching for Host Families for college baseball players who will be members of their team this summer. The Monarchs play in Adrian at Siena Heights University. The Monarchs are part of Catholic Baseball Players for Christ and play in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. The 8 Week season begins in early June and ends in late July. The players have their own transportation and are able to provide for themselves. If interested or you would like more information, please call 734-626-1166 or e-mail jim@lakeeriemonarchs.
“Send your Holy Spirit to form our parish as a community of missionary disciples…… guide me to deepen my commitment as a disciple of Jesus”…
PRAYER and PRAISE.. The next Prayer and Praise is scheduled for THURSDAY, MAY 2 from 7-9 pm in the St. Teresa of Calcutta Room in the St. Anthony Education Building in Hillsdale. Join us for SONG (mostly contemporary Christian), Prayer and Sharing how the Holy Spirit is acting in our lives. This month sharing will be from a seminar on how to hear God’s voice more clearly for yourself and the world around you. All are welcome. Invite a friend. JUNE 6 will be our final meeting until fall.
HEALING NOTES: Jesus promised, “These signs will accompany those who believe…they will lay hands on the sick and they will recover.” –Mark 16:17
Encounter Ministries will be offering the School of Healing on April 26 (evening) and April 27 at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Jackson. Presenters are Fr. Mathias Thelen (St. Patrick’s, Brighton) and Patrick Reis. To register or for more information visit encounterministries.us
Public Healing Service SATURDAY, APRIL 27 at 7:30 pm at St. Mary Star of the Sea in Jackson. Come and experience God’s supernatural love! All are welcome. No registration necessary.
Interchurch Ladies & Girls Brunch
May 11 ~ 10:00-12:00
Hudson Wesleyan Church
Guest Speaker Bronna Kahle, 57th District Representative
Anyone who belong to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun……….. II Corinthians 5:17
RSVP to 448-6411 or online at www.hudsonwesleyan.org/brunch.
Cost is a Free will donation.
A WEEKEND RETREAT FOR WOMEN
The women of Sacred Heart Parish are invited to St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt on April 26-28, 2019 for annual retreat. This retreat is a great opportunity for you to spend a weekend away from the distractions of daily life and focus on deepening your relationship with Christ in fellowship with other Catholics.
This year’s retreat theme is; “From Chaos to Order: A Scriptural Guide to Building a Life Giving Community.”
You may register by call St. Francis Retreat Center at 517-669-8321 or by visiting www.stfrancis.ws. The suggested offering for this retreat is $175.00.
Natural Family Planning builds strong families. It is medically safe, morally acceptable and highly effective. A class to learn more about NFP and the Billing Ovulation Method will be offered at St. Mary Star of the Sea, Immaculata Hall on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 7-9 pm. Pre-Registration is required. To register, please call the parish office at 517-784-7184 or Maria Ansett at 517-974-2330. Info on the Billing method is available online at www.billingslife.org or www.boma-usa.org