Sacred Heart Religious Education

  • COVID-19 Religious Education Update

    Text from email sent to families 03/19/2020
    Hello Sacred Heart and St. John's Religious Education Families,
    I've attached two letters to this email. One letter is the Updated Diocesan Guidelines (as of 03/16/20) and one is a letter to parishioners from our pastor, Fr. Brian Hughes. Please review both carefully to learn about how our parishes and diocese are handling COVID-19 precautions. (Some of you may be receiving them twice as we work to make sure all parishioners are aware of the changes.)
    We will reassess all of these changes as the situation develops. For now, nearly all Church activities and gatherings are suspended for 8 weeks.
    For updates:
    -If you haven't already, it is very important that you complete the parish contact information update form here. This will ensure that you receive updated communication from our Boone County Catholic Community.
    -Follow "Boone County Catholic Community" on facebook and refer to our new website as well.
    Our Religious Education staff will be working to provide resources on our website weekly to help you continue Catechesis at home. Overall, though, we believe the most important thing that you can do right now as a family is to turn to the Lord in prayer.
    Let us know if there is anything additional that your family needs assistance with during this time.
    Please join us in this prayer for all of those affected.
    Holy Virgin of Guadalupe, Queen of the Angels and Mother of the Americas, We fly to you today as your beloved children. We ask you to intercede for us with your Son, as you did at the wedding in Cana. Pray for us, loving Mother, and gain for our nation and the world, and for all our families and loved ones, the protection of your holy angels, that we may be spared the worst of this illness. For those already afflicted, we ask you to obtain the grace of healing and deliverance. Hear the cries of those who are vulnerable and fearful, wipe away their tears and help them to trust. In this time of trial and testing, teach all of us in the Church to love one another and to be patient and kind. Help us to bring the peace of Jesus to our land and to our hearts. We come to you with confidence, knowing that you truly are our compassionate mother, health of the sick and cause of our joy. Shelter us under the mantle of your protection, keep us in the embrace of your arms, help us always to know the love of your Son, Jesus. Amen. 
    Megan Ulrich
    Director of Religious Education
    Church of the Sacred Heart
    Boone, IA 50036
    Cell: 515-250-8368