The Secret to Finding Time for Prayer in a Busy World

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The first step and the true secret to finding time to pray lies in the answer to the question: “am I a rooster or an owl?” For most Americans, life between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm is uncontrollable. Whether we commute to an office, stay at home with the kids, or have been retired for 10 years, the daylight hours …

10 Really Short Prayers to Say Thru the Day

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St. Paul encouraged Catholics to “Pray without ceasing. In all things give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus.” (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) The opportunity to pray throughout the day is ever-present, but many times we are not sure what to pray. So next time you walk through the door to that important meeting, drop off your …

Conversation with the Cardinals

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Be a part of this historic event April 18th at the Tennessee Theatre! Tickets go on sale January 23rd! Nearly 200 years of Catholic leadership will be on stage when the Diocese of Knoxville presents “A Conversation with the Cardinals,” Saturday, April 18 at the historic Tennessee Theatre. New York Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Cardinal Justin Rigali and Cardinal William …

Fierce & Fancy Benefit

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Calling all Dresses! Now is the perfect time to clean out your closets and support our education mission work in Boucan Carre, Haiti. Please donate your prom, wedding or misses formal dresses! Please drop your gently worn or new dresses at any Knoxville area Prestige Cleaners location through February 14, 2015. Current and Vintage dress donations needed. Visit the Fierce …

The Prayer Pope Francis Recites Daily

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~ via @CatholicNewsSvc The Vatican confirms that this is the prayer of St. Thomas More #PopeFrancis recites daily: Prayer for Good Humor Grant me, O Lord, good digestion, and also something to digest. Grant me a healthy body, and the necessary good humor to maintain it. Grant me a simple soul that knows to treasure all that is good and …

Campus Renovation & Calendar

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December 18, 2014 Dear Sacred Heart Parish and School Community, As you know we have been spending a great amount of time planning for the future facility needs of our parish and school since we first formed our Master Planning Committee in January of 2013.  I am very excited to share with you some of the upcoming projects which we …

A Child is Born

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This year, don’t get so caught up in the “busyness” of the holiday that we forget to slow down, to look one another in the eye, and tell our loved ones how much they mean to us. Put aside your work to spend an hour playing that board game with your son. He’ll be happy to unwrap his gift under …

Happy Birthday, Pope Francis!

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On 17 December Pope Francis turns 78! To celebrate his birthday, we are sharing once again this excellent cartoon summary of the Pope’s life, which was released shortly after his election as Pope. Please join us in praying for our Holy Father today. This video is by Catholic Link via


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The Lord is Coming! Advent gives us a vision of our lives as Christians and shows us the possibilities of life. We offer many opportunities to deepen your worship and we look forward to seeing you this Season of Advent at Sacred Heart. During Advent we recall the history of God’s people and reflect on how the prophecies and promises …

Christmas Carol Festival

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Christmas Carol Festival Join us Wednesday, December 4th at 7PM for the 4th Annual Sacred Heart Christmas Carol Festival at Sacred Heart Cathedral!  HERE WE COME A ‘CAROLING … under the big white tent in front of the church at 711 S. Northshore Drive in Bearden. All are invited to sing the songs of the season, enjoy warm cookies and …