The second Sunday of Advent


Striving to be a grateful parish following Christ by loving God, and loving our neighbors as ourselves through our words, deeds, and thoughts.

“In Advent we rediscover the beauty of all being on a journey … across the paths of time.”

― Pope Francis


Mass Schedule for Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday,, December 7

5:30 p.m.    St. Bernard (Vigil)

Friday, December 8

7:30 a.m.    St. Joseph
12:15 p.m.  St. Bernard
5:30 p.m.    Sacred Heart
7:00 p.m.    Sacred Heart (Spanish)

Novena Schedule

Click here to download a schedule of the Spanish Novena in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe from December 3 to December 11.

Our Lady of Guadalupe


 Advent Resources


Click on the banner above or here to access our Advent Resources page.

Advent Calendar for Adults


This Advent, join Loyola Press for a special online Advent experience. Following a traditional Advent calendar format, the experience invites you to slow down this season and discover the quiet moments of Advent hope.

Children's Advent Calendar


Advent is the four weeks before Christmas. It is a time of joyful preparation for the celebration of Jesus' birth as our Savior.

Many people like to use a special calendar to help them mark the days until Christmas. You can use this Web calendar to remind you to do something each day to share the meaning of the season. Click the date each day of Advent to find an idea to help you prepare for Jesus’ birthday.

Also viewable in Spanish

news and events

Advent & Christmas Activities

Catholic Detention Ministries

To the Sacred Heart Office by no later than Dec 4th please bring donations of small individually wrapped candies and please only unused Christmas cards with envelopes for the use of the inmates of the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. The facility requests that candies remain in their unopened store packages in which they are sold for safety reasons. This is a combined effort of the local Catholic churches to put together 375 packages, one for each inmate. This has been much appreciated by the inmates in the past. Please call Bob Farrar with questions @ 677-1952.

Eureka Parishes Annual Christmas Celebration

The Annual Christmas Celebration is on Sunday, Dec. 10th from 2-4pm at St. Bernard Parish Hall. This Family event includes food, music, children’s games, prizes and even a visit from Santa Claus! Please bring your favorite Family Christmas side dish, salad or dessert. Beverages will be provided.

Care Home Outreach

Shop for 4 oe 5 care home residents who have no local family or friends. Indeividual requests are very simple: a pair of gloves, socks, a hat, or pajamas. Reimbursement is available through St. Vincent de Paul. Deadline is December 17th. Call Georgeanne with questions at 707-497-9929.

Christmas Shoebox Project

Fill a plastic shoebox with items such as warm socks, gloves, toiletries, tissues, a deck of cards, gum, etc. Bring to Mass with you on December 17th and support Betty Chinn's Outreach to homeless singles who are on the streets. The shoebox needs to have a lid that closes to protect the contents from the elements. Call Linda at 707-443-0923 with questions.

St. Vincent de Paul Community Outreach

Gift "Wrapping Party" and bood bag filling will thake place after the 9 am Mass on December 17th. If you have an hour to spare, come and help us get ready for our annual community outreach to 60+ families. Many hands make a difference.

Children's Mass

The Children's Mass will be on Christmas Eve, December 24th at 4:30 pm at Sacred Heart. This special liturgy with music and dramatization is being organized by Melanie and the people from the Religious Education program. Contact the Parish Office if you would like to help.






Mass Times


9:00 am - English
12:15 pm - Spanish

4:30 pm - English

First Saturdays: 8:30 am


Tuesday - 11:30 am @ St. Joseph Hospital

Wednesday - 7:00 pm, Spanish

Thursday - 11:30 am @ St. Joseph Hospital

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday: 6:00-6:50 pm - English/Spanish

First Saturdays: 9-10 am



Wed., 6:00-6:50 pm
First Saturday, 9-10 am
Also by appointment


We ask for a two month notice and baptismal classes are required. Baptismal classes in Spanish are on the last Friday of each month at 7:00 pm. at Sacred Heart and in English on the third Monday of every month at 7:00 pm at St. Bernard Parish for all Eureka churches.


Couples intending to marry need to call the parish office at least six months prior to the marriage. Marriage preparation classes are required.

Ministry to the Sick

If you would like to receive the Anointing of the Sick please call the parish office at 707-443-8429 or come to a mass at St. Joseph Hospital on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:30 am.

In Case of Emergency

If there is an emergency please phone 707-800-2699.

For non-emergencies after hours but you need to contact a priest phone Sacred Heart  (707) 443-8429 and listen to the automated message on the phone to leave a message in the priest’s mailbox. You may also FAX a message using (707) 443-8420.

Get in Touch

  • Office Hours:
    9:00 am-12:00 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm Mon. - Wed.
  • Office closed on Thur. & Fri.
  • Phone:
    (707) 443-8429
  • Fax:
    (707) 443-8540
  • Email:
    Parish Office
  • Address:
    2085 Myrtle Ave.
    Eureka, CA
  • USA

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