Our Lenten Friday Soup & Bread suppers have begun. Free-will offerings benefit various local charities. Soups are home-made and delicious. Bring some bread to share if you are able.
Come, eat. 6pm on the Fridays of Lent.
Let us receive the announcement of Lent with joy!
For if our forefather Adam had kept the fast,
We would not have been deprived of paradise.
O Lord, who took flesh from the Virgin
in the fullness of time,
Call me back and restore me to Eden!
– Byzantine Vespers
We begin our celebration of Lent with the imposition of ashes on
You thumbed grit
into my furrowed brow,
with the sign of mortality,
the dust of last year’s palms.
The cross you traced
seared, smudged skin,
and I recalled other ashes
into my heart
by those who love too little
or not at all.
– Elizabeth-Anne Vanek in Extraordinary Time
(Ash Wednesday is a day of fast and abstinence)
The family will receive visitors for calling hours at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 4 – 8 p.m.
Our celebrations in the Christmas Season continue at Sacred Heart with:
Please join us! All are welcome!
The parish Communal Penance Service for Advent will be Tuesday, December 15 at 7pm. Mark your calendar