|Mission Statement of Sacred Heart Church|
Eternally called and graced by God the Creator, we, Sacred Heart Parish Community gathered in Christ's universal Roman Catholic Church in this twenty-first century celebrate the gift of our faith. We pray for the Holy Spirit to guide us as we seek to live our lives in such a manner as to bring the presence of Jesus to all people. By striving to live our faith we hope to inspire future generations to center their lives in the heart of Jesus.
Pastor: Reverend Mark R. Jette
Administrative Assistant: Elizabeth Grigoriou
Rectory: Telephone: 860-668-4246 Fax: 860-668-1337
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm (Office closed on Friday)
Telephone: 860-668-7766 Fax: 860-370-5164
Donna Swols, Director
Pat Sagon, Confirmation Coordinator
Administrative Assistant: Jackie Dion
A Message from Father Mark Jette
LIVING FAITH BOOKS
Living Faith quarterly books with a daily reflection on the scripture readings are available at our bulletin board. We invite you to take one. The current books are for October to December 2017. Books will be available each quarter of the year.
THE BEAUTY OF CREATION (St. Augustine)
Question the beauty of the earth, the beauty of the sea, the beauty of the wide air around you, the beauty of the sky.
Question the order of the stars, the sun whose brightness lights the day,
the moon whose splendor softens the gloom of night.
Question the living creatures that move in the waters, that roam upon the
earth, that fly through the air.
Question all these and they will answer you: “Behold and see that we are
Their beauty is their confession of God. Who made these beautiful
changing things if not One who is beautiful and changes not?
SEEING GOD IN HIS CREATION
Ever since the creation of the world, His invisible attributes have been able
to be understood and seen in what He has made. (Romans 1:20)
A sugar maple in flaming fall color….a giant harvest moon….do the glories of autumn speak to us about God’s glory?
Earth is crammed with heaven and every common bush afire with God, and only he who sees takes off his shoes. (E.B. Browning)