Sacred Heart Parish is a faith filled family and vibrant Catholic community of believers in Jesus Christ. We are the visible presence of Jesus Christ through:
- Creating a welcoming, joyful, and compassionate atmosphere for all;
- Empowering the gifts of one another;
- Supporting one another on our journey of faith;
- Sharing God's unconditional love;
- Providing opportunities for spiritual growth through ministry and worship, in particular, the Eucharist;
- Advocating responsibility for the poor and oppressed
QuickLinks to our most popular pages
New Book Review in the Book Nook
Be sure to read the new review of Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job, by Kerry Weber.
New Additions to the Scrapbook Page
Check out our Scrapbook page
for the Workshop on Understanding Depression and Anxiety; a recording of Fr. Donnelly's presentation on Pope Francis; photos of a K of C membership drive & food drive; photos and audio recordings of the 2013 Youth trip to Haiti; 2013 PV Volunteers; and more.
Sandy Hook Resource Page
Click here to be brought to a resource page for support about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings
How to Report an Incident of Abuse
If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual abuse, assault, molestation or exploitation as a minor (under the age of 18 years) by a person working for the Roman Catholic Church within the Archdiocese of Hartford (such as a priest, deacon, sister, brother, lay officer, lay employee, lay volunteer, etc.) click here to review the procedure for reporting the incident
Mustard Seed Grants - 2013
For additional information on those organizations that received grants from the Sacred Heart Mustard Seed Fund this year, click here.
We are grateful for your continuing support of your church. Online Giving allows you to make contributions to your church without writing checks or worrying about cash donations. This site lets you set up automatic contributions and change the timing or the amount of your gift at any time. You may make pledges and manage your contributions to the pledge amount, and you may make one-time donations to special causes.
to be brought to the Online Giving site, to sign up for this service, or to make any changes to your current Online Giving account.
Funerals This Week
Click here to read the recent interview with Pope Francis published in "America" magazine
Sunday, March 9th ~2:30-4:30 PM & 6:30-8:30 PM In the Daily Chapel of Sacred Heart
Funeral Mass Monday, March 10th ~ 11:00 AM
Committal at St. Annís Cemetery in Avon, CT immediately following Mass
The Career Transitions group meets monthly to help those considering retirement or looking for a new job. Please join us in an atmosphere of encouragement and support to network, share experiences and learn about the tools and skills available to help in your transition.Individual meetings can be arranged between the monthly meetings. Over the past months the group has had successful placements. For more information contact Paul Butler at 203-304-1820 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Peter Fitzpatrick at 516-287-0441 or email@example.com.
Attention Eucharistic Ministers
If you missed the recent presentation on the new Eucharistic Minister Guidelines, or would like to review them again, Click Here to be brought to the Eucharistic Ministers Guidelines and Station Assignment page
Fr. Donnelly's Presentation
Click here to listen to Fr. Joe's presentation on Pope Francis
Mustard Seed Scholarship Reflections
Read through some inspiring essays from our 2012 Mustard Seed Scholarship recipients on our Mustard Seed Reflections page.
Pope Francis Interview
G.I.F.T. 2013 - 2014
Click anywhere on the picture to be brought to the G.I.F.T. 2013 - 2014 Information and Registration page. Note that the registration deadline is June 1st. Between June 2 and August 15, 2013 there is a $50.00 late fee, and after August 15 only new resident registrations will be accepted.
For additional information on the new R.O.C. Mass, contact Ami Conlan in the Faith Formation Office at 203-264-5065