SERVICES

MASSES:

9AMSunday
8AMMonday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
7PMFriday
7PMSaturday
Holy Days: Normally 9AM and 7PM

PENANCE SERVICE

Scheduled during Advent and Lent.

CONFESSION

1/2 hour before Saturday Mass or by appointment. (Penitent must contact priest. Priest does not sit in confessional.)

CONFIRMATION

Scheduled as needed.

FIRST COMMUNION AND CONFESSION

Child must be in at least in the 2nd grade, registered in the Parish and attending regular C.C.D. classes.
First Communion is on Mothers' Day (second Sunday in May).
The child and parents, starting 9 weeks before First Communion date, must attend nine (9) classes. First Confession is scheduled before First Communion.

SACRAMENT OF THE SICK

Administered any time, when requested.
Mass for the sick of the parish and the anointing of the sick is on the first Friday of each month at 5PM.

BAPTISM

The Child's parents request baptism. An interview is conducted with parents and godparents to determine eligibility. A class on baptism is required for parents and godparents prior to the baptism. Parents and godparents must be registered, active members of the parish. If the godparents are from another parish, they will need a letter from their pastor stating they are active, registered parishioners in good standing. If parents are from another parish, they will need to get a letter of permission from their pastor giving permission to have the child baptized in this parish.

MARRIAGE

A couple wishing to get married at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Church must contact the Pastor/Administrator at least six (6) months prior to the desired wedding date.

A CATHOLIC COUPLE: The couple must be active, registered members of the parish. They need to have made their First Communion, First Confession and Confirmation and provide proper documentation.

A MIXED MARRIAGE: The Catholic party must be an active, registered member of the parish and needs to have received the Sacraments of Communion, Confession and Confirmation. The Bishop of the Diocese, through the parish priest, gives permission for a Catholic to marry a non-Catholic.

ALL COUPLES: The couple will need to have an interview with the pastor, a prenuptial inquiry, and at least four (4) discussion sessions about marriage with pastor or delegate. The wedding rehearsal is normally the evening before the wedding, but other arrangements may be made.

Weddings at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church are normally scheduled between 11AM and 2PM on Saturdays, but other arrangements may be made. There is a minimal $100.00 fee for the use of the church for a wedding.



CALENDAR OF EVENTS

January
Celebrate the New Year with the Mass of Mary the Mother of God.
Epiphany -- Christmas play in church presented by CCD classes. Parish family Christmas potluck in Hall follows.
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
February
First Saturday -- Sacred Heart Altar-Rosary Society Rummage/Bake Sale & Luncheon
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
March
State of Arizona Catholic Order of Foresters Convention
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
April
Lenten Retreat for parishioners
Catholic Order of Foresters Fish Fry
Holy Week Services
May
May Crowning by Religious Education children
Mothers' Day/First Communion
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
Confirmation
June
First Saturday -- Sacred Heart Altar-Rosary Society Rummage/Bake Sale & Luncheon
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
July
Spend July 4th at a Family Fun Day at Medogovich Ball Park; softball tournament, food booth, children's games & fireworks -- Sponsored by Knights of Columbus
August
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
Celebrate Nellie Cashman's birthday on the third Sunday at a tea after the 9AM Mass (under the Rose Trees at the back of the church)
September
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
Third Saturday -- Catholic Order of Foresters Rummage/Bake Sale & Luncheon
October
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
Mexican food booth at the City's Helldorado Days celebration. (the 3rd full weekend) -- Altar-Rosary Society Fundraiser
Annual Mass for the victims and survivors of the O.K. Corral gunfight on Oct. 26th.
November
Second Sunday -- Knights of Columbus breakfast in Parish Hall
Third Saturday -- Altar-Rosary Society Christmas Church Unity Bazaar & Drawing
Thanksgiving Mass at 8AM
1st Sunday of Advent -- Mass honoring all former priests of this parish
December
Religious Education children present Christmas play in City Park and go caroling



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Tombstone, AZ 85638-0547
Phone: (520) 457-3364
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