Catechetical

Lead by Fr. Stephen Pitts, together with dedicated and caring volunteer teachers, our program provides an education in the faith of children, young people and adults which includes especially the teaching of Christian Doctrine in an organic and systematic way with a view to initiating the students into the fullness of Christian life. Please contact Fr. Stephen Pitts or his assistant Efren Loya-Gomez at the church office for any questions pertaining to these areas.


Sacramental

Baptism

Two Saturdays a month.
Baptismal Preparation Classes in English as well in Spanish
2nd & 4th Thursday each month
Times: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
If you have any questions feel free to contact our parish secretary at 532-5447

Reconciliation

Monday - Friday 7:40 - 7:55 am
Saturdays 7:40 - 7:55 am & 5:00 - 5:55 pm
Sundays 9:30 - 9:55 am & 11:20 - 11:55 am

Marriage

Those wishing to marry should consult with our Pastor at least 6 months prior to the wedding. Please contact our office.

Anointing of the Sick

The last Friday of every month immediately following the 8:00AM mass. We encourage especially the ill and the elderly to come receive this special sacrament.


Social

Specific program components of Sacred Heart’s Centro Pastoral Social Adult Education Program include the provision of 46 hours of multi-leveled educational opportunities per week for over 250 adults during each of two annual semesters. The courses, provided during both the Fall and Spring Semesters, include:

Adult Basic Education (ABE) Courses

GED – General Equivalency Diploma courses are offered in both English and Spanish in order to prepare students to pass a group of five subject tests (Language Arts Writing, Language Arts Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Math) which, when passed, certify that the taker has Texas-level high school graduate academic skills.

ESL – Multiple levels of English as a Second Language courses are offered to students who wish to improve their understanding and fluency of English.

Computer Literacy – Several levels of Computer courses are offered in order to assist students to gain ability to use computer skills and related technology efficiently, thus meeting and exceeding thresholds necessary to secure employment.

Citizenship Classes – The Citizenship classes emphasize contextualized instruction on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship, naturalization procedures, civic participation, and U.S. history and government and help students acquire the skills and knowledge to become active and informed parents, workers, and community members.