Happy Easter

Fr. Matt Robben and the clergy & staffs of the Reading Pastoral Region of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church wish you a happy and most joyful Easter Season.

Almsgiving

This year’s Lenten Project is a Regional project. Each weekend during Lent, you are asked to contribute items requested by area charities. Project. At OLSH, the items can be brought to the Marian Room kitchen. At SSPP, boxes will be under the steps in the back of church.

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Welcome to our parish!

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic Parish in Reading, Ohio. The Parish was established in 1874 and has continuously served the community as a foundation and gathering place for the diverse local cultures.

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Eucharistic Adoration

Sts. Peter & Paul has a Holy Hour from 6:00-8:00 pm on the third Wednesdays of the month. The Sacrament of Penance will be offered.

First Friday Devotions to the Sacred Heart

Everyone is invited to OLSH for devotions to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the First Fridays of each month. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass starts at 6:30 pm, followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and devotional prayers. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered during this time. The evening concludes at 8:00 pm with prayers of consecration to the Sacred Heart and Benediction.

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He is risen, He is risen indeed! Happy Easter to all - Mass times are 8:30 am at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and 8:30 & 10:30 am at Sts. Peter and Paul.

Announcements & News

St. Nicholas Academy Closure

Dear Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Family, It is with a heavy heart that I officially report that I received a letter on February 12th from Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr (which can be read in it’s entirety here) stating that he accepted the recommendation of the Board of Limited Jurisdiction and the Saint Nicholas Academy Future Fund Committee that …

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Welcome our new Music Director at SSPP & OLSH!

Trent Sims is a native of Dayton, Ohio. He developed a love of music at an early age and completed 10 years of intensive private study in organ performance and choral conducting with teachers in the Dayton area. During the course of his studies, he accepted his first professional position at a large downtown Dayton church as Organist/Director of Music …

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A Letter From Fr. Matthew Robben

August 17, 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am writing this letter in response to the McCarrick and now Pennsylvania grand jury investigation. I am angry, disappointed, and feel a sense of betrayal by our leadership. When I was ordained to the priesthood in 2012, I understood the challenge the clergy faced in regaining the trust of the …

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Kroger Community Rewards

The Kroger Community Rewards Program was designed to support organizaons by simply using your Kroger Plus Card! Sign up right away to start earning rebates for our parish. 1. Sign in or create an account at krogercommunityrewards.com. 2. Click on Enroll Now< 3. Under “Find Your Organizaon” enter 80728 (SSPP) or 80117 (OLSH), click search 4. Click on appropriate parish name ...

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Resisting Happiness

Thank you for the many positive comments over the past 37 weeks of reflections. They have been a source of strength for me to break the cycle of resistance in my own life. Many have asked that the past reflections for the book Resisting Happiness be accessible online. Hopefully by the time you read this article, they will be posted …

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