SACRED HEART SCHOOL

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Contact:  Staci Erwin, Principal

Grades K4 - 8th

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Sacred Heart School

Online Donation System

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We are pleased to offer online giving for your convenience.  You may donate to the Operating Fund, Building Fund, Special Collections, Altar Flowers and much more!  Soon we will be set up for you to pay registration fees such as Lifeteen, CCD and EDGE. Click on the NetCharge logo above to begin!

Youth Ministry

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Getting involved in our wide variety of youth programs is simple and rewarding. We offer special programs for both middle and high school students. You can find more information under the Education menu.

About Our Church

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The first Masses celebrated in Warner Robins were held at the USO Hall on an altar made from stacked Coke crates and boards. On September 23, 1945, in the building we now know as the "Parish Hall," the first Mass of Sacred Heart Parish in Warner Robins was celebrated in our church by our founding Pastor, Rev. Harold Gaudin, S.J. In addition to serving as the church, this building also housed the church offices, the social hall, and the pastor's residence. The original church could seat around 200 people.

In September 1955, Sacred Heart School started and in 1956 the Presentation Sisters arrived from Ireland to take charge of the school. On February 8, 1962, the second Sanctuary was dedicated to handle our growing number of parishioners. It seated 500 people.

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About our Priests

Father FredOn May 25, 1968, Deacon Frederick J. Nijem, Jr., entered the brand-new Saint John the Evangelist Church in Valdosta, to become the first priest ever ordained there. The church's pastor, Father Thomas J. Payne, waived the privilege of celebrating the first Mass in his new church, commenting, "I think it's the most appropriate thing that could happen to a new church-to launch a new priest. We broke ground last July with this in mind."

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Updates from the Church

Greetings,

In today's Gospel Jesus says to repay to God what belongs to God. We are blessed by God and receive many things from God. The Lord has blessed us with various talents that we use to the glory of God. Whether it is helping those who are sick in medical careers, teaching others, protecting others as police officers, firefighters, military personnel, or by parenting the children the Lord has blessed you with. There are countless ways that we use the talents God has gifted to us. We repay God by using these gifts to help others and glorify God.

Underlying our second reading today is that while in prison Paul has received a monetary gift from the Christian community at Philippi. In other places Paul says that he will not accept pay for his ministry, perhaps so as not to be associated with others who exacted pay for their teaching and preaching. Paul was a tent maker and said he would pay his own way. However, he did accept this gift from the Philippians because he considered this community as his partners in the Gospel.

Today we celebrate Respect Life Sunday. The Respect Life program begins anew each year on this Sunday, the first Sunday of October. This program is sponsored by the US Council of Catholic Bishops. The purpose of this program is to educate us concerning the numerous human life issues that we face each day.

This Sunday we celebrate Respect Life Sunday. You can learn more about Right to Life by visiting the Georgia Right to Life website 

http://www.grtl.org/  You can also go to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) site 

http://www.usccb.org/about/pro-life-activities/  A third option is to contact our director of "Friends For Life" ministry, Margie Rossi at 478.988.8166.

It has been mentioned to me that there are children of grade school age who are playing on their iPad during Mass. The mention was made because people around them found the activity very distracting during Mass. And rightly so. It is very difficult to pay attention during Mass let alone having persons around you doing something totally unrelated to the Mass. Do you appreciate going to a movie only to have people around you whispering about everything other than the movie? I call on the parents of these children to stop this behavior during Mass. For at least three reasons: First, if you let children do what they want, when they want, wherever they want, you are on the road to raising a possible monstrosity. Secondly, it is a serious distraction to those around you. Please have some consideration for others. Thirdly, because I ask you to stop this behavior, thank you.

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The Church

Monsignor Fred Nijem
Pastor


Father Kevin O'Keefe
Parochial Vicar


Jim Hunt
Deacon

Ron Simons
Deacon

For a complete staff listing, click here.

Mass Times

English Mass
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am & 11:45 am


Spanish Mass
Sunday: 2:00 pm


Daily Mass
Monday - Friday: 9:00am


Confession
Saturdays: 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm in the Reconciliation Room.

Contact Us

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
251 South Davis Drive
Warner Robins, GA 31088


Phone: 478.923.0124
Fax: 478.328.3078

Rectory: 478.923.8360
School: 478.923.9668
PAC: 478.923.8934

Christian Service Center

Christian Service Center
136 Nortview Avenue
Warner Robins, GA 31088


Phone: 478.929.3897
Director: Greg Schliekelman
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am to 2:45 pm


For more information, click here.

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