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From the desk of Fr. Tharp

From the desk of Fr. Tharp

July 14, 2024 - 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 7/12/24

Next Sunday: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time                   Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp        

Upcoming Festivals

 

The Parish Family of Immaculate Heart of Mary (St. Ann and Sacred Heart) will for the long term future continue to need both church facilities, as neither location is large enough to accommodate the number of ... Read More »

July 7, 2024 - 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 7/05/24

Next Sunday: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time                   Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp       

 

Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis July 17 through21

 

I invite you to type into your favorite search engine the “National Eucharistic Congress” set in place for this July17 through 21 in Indianapolis.  If you are like me, you ... Read More »

June 30, 2024 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/28/24

Next Sunday: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time                   Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

Independence Day

 

July 4, 2024, a national holiday, falls on a Thursday.  Mass at Sacred Heart will be at the usual time of 7:30 a.m.   We will NOT have 6:30 a.m. Mass at St. Ann, but rather the ... Read More »

June 23, 2024 - 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/21/24

Next Sunday: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time                   Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

Letter from Archbishop Schnurr on the 203rd Anniversary of the Archdiocese

 

To help us integrate this year’s National Eucharist Congress to be held in Indianapolis next month (the last National Eucharist Congress was held in 1941, so unless ... Read More »

June 16, 2024 - 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/14/24

Next Sunday: Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time                   Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp     

Happy Father’s Day

 

Today, June 16 is Father’s Day.  We will have a special blessing for all fathers at the end of Mass.  I always use this day as an incentive to remember the love and wisdom my ... Read More »

June 9, 2024 - 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 6/10/24

Next Sunday: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time                   Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

Beacons of Light: Phase Two:  “Envisioning”

 

This week my open question to you for consideration is:  What if you could envision an outreach to some sector or group of the community that would be new or innovative; something ... Read More »

June 2, 2024 - The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/31/24

Next Sunday: Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time                   Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp      

Beacons of Light: Phase Two:  “Envisioning”

 

This week my open question to you for consideration is:  What is the biggest thing you would identity that we DO and shouldn’t, OR NEGLECT TO DO and should implement in either ... Read More »

May 26, 2024 - The Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/24/24

Next Sunday: Feast of Corpus Christi                         Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp     

Beacons of Light: Phase Two:  “Envisioning”

 

Three weeks ago, I shared with you some envisioned ideas about how the treatment of directed gift donations from an accounting prospective may help us retain membership and loyalty.  Two weeks ago, I ... Read More »

May 19, 2024 - Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/17/24

Next Sunday: Trinity Sunday                         Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp        

Beacons of Light: Phase Two:  “Envisioning”

 

Two weeks ago, I shared with you some envisioned ideas about how the treatment of directed gift donations from an accounting prospective may help us retain membership and loyalty.  Last week I shared some envisioned ... Read More »

May 12, 2024 - The Ascension of the Lord

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/10/24

Next Sunday: Pentecost                          Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp  

 

Happy Mother’s Day

 

Today we have the opportunity to thank our mothers for giving us the opportunity to live lives of faith by the grace of God.  As we bless and thank our mothers, let us also thank God for the ... Read More »

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