Worship · Lent
Lenten Events

Thank you to everyone who played an important role in the many events offered at Sacred Heart Church during Lent, the Triduum and Easter.

Sacred Heart Church | SMASH

Every Saturday our priests make available the Sacrament of Reconciliation from 2:30-3:30 pm. 

Why is Confession important?

The Season of Lent

"Then he said to all, 'If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.'" Luke 9:23

Lent began with Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
To learn more about Ash Wednesday, watch this:

Rice Bowl donations can make a difference!
At all the Masses on March 1-2, Teresa Dunbar spoke to us about the good work that is accomplished through Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Teresa mentioned Thomas Awiapo in her talk. Take some time to watch the story of Thomas.

Lenten Resources

Below are some special resources for Lent. Click on each line to access the resources:
* Ash Wednesday
* First Sunday of Lent
* Second Sunday of Lent
* Third Sunday of Lent
* Fourth Sunday of Lent
* Fith Sunday of Lent
* Palm Sunday

Sacred Heart Church | Ash Wednesday

Visit bustedhalo.com for Catholic Lenten resources, information and entertainment!

Released by 29th Century Fox, "Son of God" opened nationwide on February 28. For details and to obtain a study guide, visit the St. Joseph Educational Center website at http://sjeciowa.org/son-of-god-the-movie.

Praying Lent: Creighton University offers online resources for Lent. Read More...

Our Sunday Visitor offers some Lenten ideas for families and teachers. Read More...

Lenten Resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Read More...

Sacred Heart Church | Ash Wednesday

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