Sacred Heart

Catholic Church

Imlay City, Michigan  Tel: (810) 724-1135

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  (810) 724-1135
  Fri 9am-2:30pm

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  (810) 724-0870




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Lent and Easter 2018



Online Parish Calendar

First Friday
8am Holy Mass
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
      from 8:30am to 3:00pm
3:00pm Benediction

Holy Rosary
7pm Tuesdays
(at Sanctuary at Maple Vista)

Grades 1-8 Tuesdays 6-7pm, Sep - May.
First Communion, Spanish-speaking children all ages Wednesdays 6-7pm, Sep - May.

RCIA classes are September through May. Please call the parish office to register.

Bible Study Group
Tuesdays at 9:15 am in the parish hall with Father Matt Kafka.

Knots of Love
1st Thursdays at 9am, Sep - June
Our Rosary Apostolate, making and sending Rosaries to missions around the world.

Service at the Altar
Boys in the fourth through twelfth grades interested in service at the Altar are invited to please call the office with your contact details. Altar Servers shall have already received First Holy Communion and be mature enough to understand their responsibilities and carry them out well and with appropriate reverence.

Tridentine Mass
The Extraordinary Form of the Mass (Tridentine) is celebrated each Thursday at 8:00am.

Brown Scapulars
Brown Scapulars, hand-made by ladies of our parish, are now available at the office. A small donation is requested to help cover the cost of materials.

Adult Catechism Classes
Begin in September from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, during Catechism season, for anyone wishing to attend & mandatory for all parents of catechism children in a sacramental year. Complete schedule of classes will be in future bulletins and posted on our online calendar.

Archives of Homilies on Elijah
Presented by Fr. Ward during Lent 2016:
PDF Version     or    Online FlipBook

Social Doctrine Homilies
1 of 7
Avarice, Wealth and Purpose of Material Things

2 of 7
Laziness, Sadness and Rational Good

3 of 7
Pride and Vainglory

4 of 7
Envy and Inciting the Poor Man's Envy of the Rich

5 of 7
Wrath, Anger and Reflection on Peace

6 of 7

7 of 7
The Capital Sin of Lust and the Public Square



In the Footsteps of God
The Footprints of God Series explores more than 2,000 years of Jewish and Christian history to explain Christian teaching. This 16-part film series with Steve Ray will be shown Sundays following the 9am Mass, and repeat Fridays, following the 8am Mass. The series starts Sunday, October 15, and Friday, October 20th.

Please click here for the schedule. You can join us for one, several or all of the showings.


A Reasoned Critique of the Gnostic Charismatic Movement

Charismatic Movement: Introduction


Charismatic Movement Part I: Gifts of the Spirit, Then and Now


Charismatic Movement Part II: The Nature of Extraordinary Gifts of God


Charismatic Movement Part III: Emotions and Seeking Consolations


Charismatic Movement Part IV: "Tongues"


Charismatic Movement Part V and Conclusion: Final Advice


Parish Life

Retirement Breakfast for Josie


New Benches from 4H Club


First Holy Communion 2017


Landscape Roundup 2017


Catechism 2017


Confirmation 2017


Christmas 2016

All Hallowed Eve Party 2016

Parish Picnic 2016

Spiritual Bouquet for year 2018
Click here for the Spiritual Bouquet of Rosaries for Fr. Ward on Christmas 2017, from his parish family & friends.

Christmas 2016 Present for Fr. Matt Kafka

Knots of Love News
Click here to see a photo of the
Students of Saint Philemon’s Academic Center for Excellence in Ogoli-Ipangbo, Nigeria, showing their Holy Rosaries, donated by Knots of Love.