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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,

The peace of the Risen Christ be with you and your loved ones.
It's been a very long period since we were unable to attend the various liturgical services in our Church due to the pandemic situation of Covid-19 that started in the United States. Now after being patient and following the guidelines of staying home and being safe given by our Government and Diocese, we are opening the Church of Sacred Heart to begin the schedule of our weekend and daily activities and masses. In re-opening our building we will be very careful in following social distancing and by practicing awareness of the people that are surrounding us during the functions performed in a closed environment. We all need to bring to Church a personal mask to be worn from the moment we enter into Church and leave, gloves and possible to bring with you, a personal small container of purell or sanitizer.
We will get through this, again let's be patient and willing to follow the guidelines given during this phase. 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,

La messa della Domenica verrà trasmessa in vivo. 

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!!!

Announcements

We will be having our usual Mass Schedule starting on June 13/14. Please see below the schedule:

MASSES IN ENGLISH

Saturday 4:00 PM – Mass in English – No Livestream

Sunday 8:30 AM – Mass in English – No Livestream

Sunday 11:30 AM – Mass in English – Livestream – Parking lot in case no more space in the church. 

MASSES IN ITALIAN

Sunday 10:00 AM – Mass in Italian – Livestream – Parking lot in case no more space in the church. 

MASSES IN SPANISH

Saturday 6:00 PM – Mass in Spanish – No Livestream 

Sunday 1:00 PM – Mass in Spanish- No Livestream 

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

DAILY MASSES

Daily Mass will resume in the church on Monday June 15 and it will not be longer live streamed.

Monday to Friday – 7:00 AM

Saturday – 8:00 AM

Come to Our Lord!!!-- Adoration of our Eucharistic Lord- BACK INSIDE THE CHURCH

 

Come to Our Lord who is present for us!!!!

Pray in the presence of our Lord, adore him, in Loving God we will find the peace we desire.

Monday - 5:30 PM to 6:40 PM. Then Adoration continues with Novena to the Miraculous Medal

Wednesday and Friday - 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Come to the Lord for his mercy!!! -- Confessions are back inside the Church

MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY

FROM 12:00 TO 1:00 PM 

  • ENGLISH/ITALIAN and for those whose primary language is spanish and know some english.

SATURDAY 

FROM 2:45 to 3:45 PM 

 

 

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.
If any would like to listen to Fr. Gallagher but would like an opportunity to discuss what he is teaching, starting May 14, on Thursday Evenings, Fr. deMayo will have a zoom meeting from 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm to listen to the podcasts and then have a 30 min discussion to digest what Fr. Gallagher said. It is possible to participate in a zoom meeting either by phone or computer. Please send your email or phone number to Fr. deMayo so the meeting link can be sent to you. God bless.

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 (Seminary)
Sunday 8:30 AM, 11:30 AM

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

Mass in Spanish / Misa en Español
Saturday 8:00 PM Neocatechumenal Mass (Lower Church)
Sunday 1:00 PM

Family Mass

Family Mass is celebrated on the third Saturday of every month at 4:00 PM.
The Children’s Rosary Group will pray the rosary at 3:15
PM.

Penance

Penance (Confession): 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

Holy Days

Vigil – 4:00 PM
Holy Day – 7:00 AM, 12:10 PM, 7:00 PM – Italian/English

Special Devotions

First Friday: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 4:00 pm to 5:00 PM
Novena: Mondays at 7:00 PM. Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, St. Jude and Benediction