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Heart of Jesus Area Faith Community

Heart of Jesus Area Faith Community

Mass Schedule

Additional Confession Time During Advent

Church of St Mary

Thursday, December 19th @ 6:30pm

Friday, December 20th @ 6:30pm

Saturday, December  21st @  11:00am and 12:30pm

Monday, December  23rd @ 11:00am, 12:00pm, 5:30pm

Church of St Aloysius

Friday, December 6th @ 9:00am

Tuesday, December 17th @ 6:30pm

Church of St John

Friday, December 20th @ 5:00pm

Church of the Holy Redeemer

Monday, December 23rd @ 6:30pm


Office Hours

St. John - Tue: 9:15am-11:30am
St. Mary - M- Th: 9am -4pm, F: 9am- 12pm (noon)
St. Aloysius - M- Th: 9am -4pm, F: 9am- 12pm (noon)
Holy Redeemer - Please contact St. Aloysius

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Special Announcement

January 18 - 7pm Mass at St. John in Hector has been cancelled due to the weather/road conditions.

There will still be Mass at St. Al's in Olivia.  Please be safe and stay home if travel is not advised.

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Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap. of Philadelphia; Names Bishop Nelson J. Pérez of Cleveland as Successor

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap., from the pastoral governance of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and has named Bishop Nelson J. Pérez of Cleveland to succeed him.

The resignation and appointment were publicized in Washington on January 23, 2020 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

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Supreme Court’s Blaine Amendment Case An Opportunity to End a Shameful Legacy Says U.S. Bishops’ Religious Liberty and Catholic Education Chairmen

WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States hears oral argument in the case of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. The case challenges a decision by the Montana Supreme Court to invalidate a tax credit scholarship program because families benefiting include those who choose to send their children to religiously-affiliated schools, a violation of the Montana state constitution’s “Blaine Amendment” of 1889 against aid to religious schools.  

Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., of Youngstown, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee for Religious Liberty, and Bishop Michael C. Barber, S.J., of Oakland, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Catholic Education, have issued a statement:

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Pro-Life Committee Chairman’s Roe v. Wade Anniversary Statement Asks Faithful to Serve Moms in Need

WASHINGTON – January 22 is the National Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children, when the Catholic Church remembers the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade—the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in all 50 states. Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement:

“January 22 marks the sorrowful anniversary of the tragic Supreme Court decisions of Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, which legalized abortion through all nine months of pregnancy. The Church will never abandon her efforts to reverse these terrible decisions that have led to the deaths of millions of innocent children and the traumatization of countless women and families.

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