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Welcome to Sacred Heart Church

Welcome to Sacred Heart Church in Stamford, Connecticut, the Italian National Parish. We are a diverse community of many cultures where the love of Christ is brought to, and shared with our neighbors.

Jesus said "Love one another as I have loved you, it is in this love that they will know that you are my disciples".

All are welcome at Sacred Heart Church. You will find a warm, welcoming, family atmosphere here at Sacred Heart. It is the perfect setting for prayer, worship and spiritual enrichment.

Our liturgies are where our parishioners and those who visit, enjoy and live the sacraments of the Catholic Church as Christ being present to bring His love and tenderness to all in the Church. Please feel free to contact our office if you have any questions. We are looking forward to seeing you at Mass with us.

If you would like to become a parishioner, have any questions, or say hello please email us at [email protected].

Download the Family Registration Form
Download the New Member Form

Forms can be completed and returned to the rectory.

ALL ARE WELCOME !!!

From the Pastor's Desk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear parishioners,

Dear Parishioners,

Lately myself and Fr Martin deMayo have been very busy with baptisms, first communions, confirmations. All is going well despite the actual situation of Covid-19, we need to continue our mission within our families, our loved ones, our friends and people that we encounter every day that the love and mercy of Christ crucified and Risen for our sins can be manifested to them. Despite everything our mission of evangelization has to continue in our neighborhoods and surroundings. Let's pray for each other.

God bless you!

Fr. Alfonso Picone

LIVESTREAM MASS - MISA EN VIVO

Dear Parishioners,

Daily Mass WILL NOT LONGER BE LIVE STREAMED. Starting on Monday June 15, Mass will be in the church.

Sunday - 11:30 AM - English - Livestream

CLICK HERE - MASS IN ENGLISH or CLICK on the video below. 

(All Masses will be available for playback at anytime. See below under related videos, or click the link above)

God Bless you!!!

 

Queridos Feligreses,

La Misa del domingo a la 1:00PM NO será oficiada en VIVO :

1:00 PM en Español

HAGA CLICK AQUI - MISA EN ESPANOL o pulse PLAY en el video de abajo.

(Todas las Misas están grabadas y disponibles en la parte de abajo donde dice *related videos* o en el enlace de arriba)

Dios les Bendiga!!!

 

Cari parrocchiani,

Nota: La messa italiana non sarà più trasmessa in live streaming a partire da domenica 30 agosto.

10:00 AM in Italiano

CLICCA QUI- MESSA IN ITALIANO  o premi Play sul video di sotto.

(Tutte le messe sono registrate e disponibili al link sopra)

DIO TI BENEDICA!!!

Regular Weekly Mass Schedule

Masses in English
Monday – Friday 7:00 AM
Saturday 8:00 AM
Saturday 4:00 PM Vigil Mass
Saturday 8:00 PM Neocatechumenal Mass (Lower Church)
Sunday 8:30 AM, 11:30 AM

Mass in Italian / Messa in Italiano
Sunday 10:00 AM

Mass in Spanish / Misa en Español
Saturday 6:00 pm – Required registration
Saturday 8:00 PM Neocatechumenal Mass (Lower Church)
Sunday 1:00 PM – Required Registration

For the Mass in Spanish, please fill in the form in the below link to reserve your seat in the church. This is to have control of the capacity we are allowed to have at Church and to follow social distancing guidelines.

Registración Misas en Español

Confessions

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – 12:00 – 1:00 PM in English

Saturday from 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM or by appointment
During Lent: Confessions will be heard on Tuesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Family Mass

Family Mass every third (3rd) Saturday of the month at 4:00pm.
Please join our children as they lead us in praying the Most Holy Rosary at 3:30 PM before the 4:00 PM Mass.

Holy Days

Adoration

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Mondays (only) Adoration with novena of the Miraculous Medal 6:40PM

The Institute of Marital Healing

One of the blessings of our day is the growth of counseling centers founded by men and woman of faith who are working to understand our nature as human beings, the nature God created, and to help us live according to it. This is a wonderful complement to the ministry of the Church and our life in the Church.

One such center is The Institute for Marital Healing which can be found by clicking on the following link. There is another center associated with this Institute which is simply called Child Healing and can be found by clicking on the link below

https://www.maritalhealing.com

https://www.childhealing.com

Click on attachment below for more information.

The Institute of Marital Healing - Info from Fr. deMayo

 

Encounter God by Praying with Sacred Scripture

Jesus wants to lead each of us into a very personal and deep relationship with Him, His Father and the Holy Spirit. God wants to speak with us through Sacred Scripture. He is inviting us to learn to pray with Scripture in what has been called Christian meditation and contemplation. Saints have described this as heart speaking to heart.
Fr. Timothy Gallagher is a very gifted teacher who has been helping many people encounter the Lord through Christian meditation and contemplation according to the methods of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Fr. Gallagher has established a web page where you can listen to his podcasts. Each podcast is about 30 minutes and on this topic there are 7 podcasts. You can listen at your own leisure by clicking on the following link and looking for Fr. Gallagher's podcasts.

Bible Sunday

Pope Francis has issued an apostolic letter entitled
“Aperuit Illis,” instituting the “Sunday of the
Word of God” for all dioceses and churches
throughout the world.
“I hereby declare that the Third Sunday in
Ordinary Time is to be devoted to the
celebration, study and dissemination of the
Word of God.”
This year, the “Sunday of the Word of God”
will be held on January 24, 2021.