Weekly Updates – November 9th

  • The church remains open for personal prayer: Mon. – Fri., 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Reconciliation: Saturdays, 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. OR by appointment
  • Masses on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. will still be live-streamed
Bishop Knestout has dispensed all the faithful in the Diocese of Richmond from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass until further notice. However, if you choose to attend a public Mass during the weekday or weekend, it is absolutely imperative that you adhere to the various guidelines and requirements. Please take the time to watch our video on how to safely return to Mass and participate in the liturgy. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the parish office.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Mass is still being live-streamed for use on various Diocesan digital media accounts of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, including, but not limited to, the websites of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond and the Catholic Virginian, and the social media platforms of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond. Photography and/or screenshot images from the live-stream may be used for the Catholic Virginian print edition. If you do not wish to be captured by live streaming, please refrain from attending that particular Mass time.

Dear parishioner,
Here’s what’s happening this week!
Daily Mass
We will have Daily Mass on:
  • Tuesday, Nov. 10th at 12:10 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 11th at 7:00 p.m. (Spanish).
  • Thursday, Nov. 12th at 12:10 p.m.
*All daily Masses are live-streamed on our Facebook pages – @sheartchurch and @IglSagradoCorazon.
Eucharistic Adoration
Wednesdays | 7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Come spend some time with our Lord! Jesus is waiting for you!

Cross Catholic Outreach

Please welcome Fr. George Kintiba, S.V.D., who will celebrate all the weekend Masses on behalf of Cross Catholic Outreach, which was founded to create a meaningful link between parishes in America and the priests and nuns working in the Church overseas in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Central and South America. Please be generous in your response to Fr.’s appeal. Brochures will be provided if you wish to support this worthy Catholic ministry.
The Scoop – Sacred Heart Catholic School
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to see what we’re up to in our virtual and in-person classrooms!

For more information:

Sacred Heart Catholic School
540 Central Blvd.
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 793-2656
Virtual Auction Results
Thank you for your support of our Virtual Auction! We raised over $6,000! Keep up to date on our upcoming events by signing up for our monthly e-newsletter! Email Casey Scarce at cscarce@sheartschool.com or call us at 434-793-2656 to get your name on the email list.
Giving Tuesday
Advanced giving for #iGiveCatholic starts Monday, November 16th! #iGiveCatholic and #GivingTuesday will be on December 1st this year- last year, our school and church community helped us so much in donations that we were able to purchase our new activity bus. This year our goal is to raise $7,500 for the school and $7,500 for the parish. You can find the school’s #iGiveCatholic profile and more information by clicking here.
Help SHCS, Help You!
Would you like to direct your Virginia State Taxes to Sacred Heart Catholic School? You can through the Virginia Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits program. Individuals or businesses making contributions of $500 or more can receive a Virginia TAX CREDIT equal to 65% of the donation. The monies are used for tuition assistance for students from families whose household income is less than 300% of the poverty level (for example, $72,900 for a family of 4), or 400% if the child is disabled. In addition, donors who itemize will also receive deductions for charitable contributions on state and federal taxes. Participants should consult their tax advisors to determine their specific tax savings.  Individuals and businesses can receive substantial tax benefits by contributing through the EISTC program. Contact Donna Comper at 793-2656 for more information.

Our Mission
Sacred Heart Catholic School’s mission is to establish a strong foundation for lifelong learning and provide an educational environment in which the basic tenets of Christian morals and ethics are visibly present. Recognizing the unique needs of each student, the faculty and staff will endeavor to nurture, challenge and guide all students toward their maximum academic, spiritual, physical, social, and emotional potential. As a Catholic school, we will emphasize God’s word and celebrate His presence through prayer, liturgy, and service to others. 
Other Announcements
Advent Bags
We are preparing advent/Christmas bags for inmates at Green Rock Correctional Center in Chatham, VA. It’s likely we won’t be able to gather as a large group to assemble the bags in December, so we’ve decided to start now and work on it throughout the fall. You can sign up for a date and time to come by and help prepare bags on the right side and click Volunteer!  Additionally, we are in need of these supplies for the bags:
  • Chip/pretzel bags individually packaged
  • Paper bags (7x4x13 in)
  • Mini chocolate candy bars (Fun Size Hersheys, Milky Way, etc.)
  • Hot chocolate packs
Please drop off your donations at the church. We appreciate your generosity!  
Eucharistic Congress Art Festival
This year, the Eucharistic Congress is hosting an art festival for the youth in the Diocese of Richmond. This year’s theme is: What the Eucharist means to me. Participants can submit their completed works of art in one, or all, of the available arts categories:
Dance Choreography, Film Production, Poetry, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts.
There will be a grand prize winner and 2 runner ups who will each receive a gift card from the Diocese of Richmond and their works will be featured in the Catholic Virginian! For more information on how you can enter, please click on the Virtual Art Festival Submission form below. Hurry, the deadline for submission is 12pm midnight on Saturday, Nov 14th 2020!
Advent time is coming soon!
Please make sure to be on the lookout for a new way to enjoy and celebrate the Advent season!
Prayer List
Please continue to pray for the spiritual and physical health of these brothers and sisters in Christ.
Watch our live-streams on Facebook! 
To view our previous recordings and/or watch our upcoming live-streams, please check out the links below!
538 Central Blvd., Danville, VA 24541 | (434) 792-9456

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