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Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song."

― Pope John Paul II

Pope at Easter Vigil: Roll away the stones that crush hope

"Why do you seek the living among the dead?” is the recurring theme in Pope Francis’ homily during the Easter Vigil Mass in St Peter’s Basilica, as he challenges us to roll away the stones of sin and discouragement. Click here to read more.

 

Fr. D'Sa's Weekly Reflection

April 21, 2018 – Easter Sunday

The other day I was kidding with Fr.  Rowell, saying that we may need to postpone the Easter celebration because his chicken coop wasn’t ready.  No coop…No chickens and hence No Easter eggs.

Is Easter all about Easter eggs? We all accept the fact that an egg holds a miraculous life hidden within. Similarly the sealed tomb of Christ on Good Friday had a life buried in it. After three days the living Christ rose from the dead.

Alleluia! The Lord has indeed Risen. We rejoice in the victory of our Savior over suffering and death. Christ through His cross and resurrection has destroyed the power of sin and death. Christ has altered the meaning of grave / tomb in their entirety. During Easter, we sing His praises for the promise of our new life in Him. We will observe this feast for the next fifty days and reflect on the ultimate purpose of life.

At the Easter vigil we will be welcoming our newest members into the Church. It has been a holy opportunity for me to walk with them on their journey of learning the truths of our faith. The RCIA team has been instrumental in leading them into full communion with the Roman Catholic Church. A word of appreciation is given to the team members.

I wish to extend my sincere and prayerful Easter wishes to every one of you. May the Risen Lord enlighten your minds and hearts with His joy and peace.

Please pray for me and Fr. Rowell and Deacons Tony, Frank and Dance who serve our Parish. Be assured of our humble prayers.   

Happy Easter!

Fr. Bernard D’Sa                                                   
Pastor

 

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Mass Times

Sunday

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

4:30 pm - English

First Saturdays: 8:30 am

Weekdays

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

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Sacraments

Reconciliation

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

Baptism

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.

Marriage

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
    95501
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