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Parish Grounds Clean Up Days

Parish Clean up Days for SSPP & OLSH! Thursday, May 3rd to Saturday, May 5th Clean up! Prep! Mulch! Plant!
Plan on bringing your family and helping make your parish grounds more beautiful!

OLSH Feast Day Parish Dinner

OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART FEAST DAY PARISH DINNER
SATURDAY, MAY 5th
IN THE ACTIVITY CENTER
FOLLOWING THE 5:00 pm MASS

Come celebrate with your fellow parishioners

OLSH Golf Outing

The Annual OLSH Parish Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, June 23rd at Fairfield Golf Course. It will be a shotgun start at 8:00 AM. The cost will be $70/person and include breakfast, lunch, golf and drinks. We are limited to 12 foursomes. Spots will be filled on a first come, first paid basis. Please contact Brian Hoffman at 563-1122 or olshgolfouting@yahoo.com for additional information.

OLSH Facility Requests

Fr. Matt is requesting that any and all councils, commissions, ministries and/or groups who intend to use any facilities at either OLSH or SSPP between the dates of July 1, 2018 and June
30, 2019 SUBMIT YOUR FACILITY USAGE REQUIREMENTS-dates/times/space needed No later than Monday, April 30, 2018. To submit dates and facility requirements for SSPP email Pat at ppanzeca1@fuse.net To submit dates and facility requirements for OLSH email Sally at olsh@fuse.net. Included in the email should be:

  • The name of the organization
  • The person in charge of the organization
  • The name of the event
  • The space required
  • The dates needed ( single or recurring event)

The time needed-set up and tear down should be listed separately. For example, social event will be from 5:00-7:30pm; with x additional hours needed for set up and tear down.

Knights of Columbus Raffle

Thanks in advance for supporting the Knights of Columbus, Council 14665, Annual Raffle. Raffle tickets are only $5 each with over $108,000 cash prizes awarded. Winnings are as follows:

  • 1st prize- $414 a month for 10 years ($49,680)
  • 2nd prize -$313 a month for 5 years ($18,780)
  • 3rd prize – $212 a month for 5 years ($12,720)
  • 22 additional cash prizes of varying amounts

Please help us sell as many tickets as possible. 1st round of ticket sales ends Monday, April 9th and 2nd round ends Monday, May 7th. Tickets are available in the church gathering space or contact Bob Eveleigh at eveleighbob@aol.com or 513-509-4204 if you need additional tickets to sell. This is the K of C only fundraiser. The funds we receive are used to support tuition assistance and
the youth group as well as our Council’s seminarian at Mt. St Mary’s Seminary. Please sell and/or buy your tickets to show your support for all our charitable works. Please make checks payable to:
K of C Council 14665. You can drop off cash and checks with your SOLD tickets in the collection basket in the envelope provided or mail them.

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 5. You’ll receive confirmaon that you’ve enrolled. Your purchases will begin earning rewards within 7-10 business days aBer registering your Kroger Plus Card. If you have any quesons or need help registering, contact Beth PeDgrew at 513/554-1010 or Lisa Schoenberger at 513/535-9841.

Inclement Weather Notices

REMINDERS FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER
The doors to the Our Lady of the Sacred Heart building under the St. Nicholas Academy awning are unlocked and available for use during weekend Masses. In the event of St. Nicholas Academy being closed due to weather on a Friday or due to a scheduled off day on a Friday, the 8:30 am Mass will be held in Mary, Our Mother Chapel.

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 be accessible online. Hopefully by the time you read this article, they will be posted on our website. If you do not have web access, call the parish office and we will mail you a copy.

http://catholicreading.church/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Resisting-Happiness.pdf

Why go on a Spiritual Retreat?

You could be as wealthy as a king — yet miserable — if you have no friends. Or you could be as poor as dirt — yet happy — because you’re surrounded by loved ones.

A recent study of human happiness by the distinguished British economist Richard Layard concludes that the most significant factor for personal happiness is relationships with other people. And what personal relationship could be more important than the relationship with God?

To learn more about retreats and find resources for local retreat houses, visit our Adult Faith Formation page.

Infant Baptism

14 weeks?

ARE YOU EXPECTING A BUNDLE OF JOY? Congratulations! It’s time to call the church office for Baptism!

The faith community of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart share in your joy and excitement!

If you are planning to have your baby baptized, please call the parish office at 733-4950 during the 2nd trimester of pregnancy to get enrolled in the Baptism preparation process. 

Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit, and the door which gives access to the other sacraments.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #1213) Through Baptism, we are freed from sin and reborn as children of God. We thus become members of the Body of Christ, and are incorporated into the Church, sharing in her mission.

Click here to read our newsletter filled with information about your infant’s Baptism.