Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Spaghetti DinnerWho:  All parishioners are invited and encouraged to attend.  Invite your neighbors and friends to join you!

What:  A delicious Knights of Columbus prepared and served Spaghetti Dinner, served family-style with salad, pasta, marinara sauce, meatballs, garlic bread and dessert.  A free-will donation refreshment center will also offer wines, brews, sodas, and other refreshments.

When:  Saturday evening, November 18, at 5:15 p.m.

Where:  Lower Hall at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.  Doors open and seating after 6:00 p.m.

Why:  One hundred percent of the proceeds go to charity.  The dinner costs for the meal were under-written by Dan and Donna Aylward!  Thank you.

Tickets:  Cost is $8.00 each.  Get your tickets on either the weekend of November 4/5 and 11/12, before and after Masses.  With only 216 tickets available; don't delay.  Reserved tables of 8 can be arranged with ticket salespersons.

Sorry, no take-aways are available.  To provide fast, hot and responsive service to diners, we cannot provide take-away service, with a few exceptions for shut-ins.
Donuts and CoffeeParish Life will sponsor another Donut Social on Sunday, November 19 after the 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Masses.  Donuts and coffee will be served.  Please join us for some wonderful fellowship and delicious treats!  See you there!
Ping Pong 2A new parish club has formed. The Ping Pong Players will be meeting on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 3:30 p.m. in the Lower Hall.  Next play time is November 8. Contact Bob Bowman at 501-922-6619 with questions.
griefDeacon John Froning will hold a one day Grief Support Session Before the Holidays on Wednesday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m. in the Library and also a Grief Support Session on Thursday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m. in the Library.  Please call Deacon John at 226-9035 or emailing him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or to let him know you will be attending.
Honeybaked hamSearch for Honey Baked Gift Cards at and select the button on the upper left side of the Knights of Columbus home page.  Please allow seven to ten-day delivery by mail or pick-up after Mass.  Redeem by phone, or online, or at any Honey Baked store (locally, 9112 North Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock).

Honey Baked Ham is currently offering 10% off your first food order and only $9.95 shipping.   Any questions, call Russ Harrison, Fundraiser Chairman, at 501-276-7837.
Funeral In Loving MemoryBrother Knights:  Don't miss the opportunity for you and your spouse to honor your fallen fellow Knights and their beloved widows.  Join us Tuesday evening, November 14, in the Lower Hall.  The menu from Chef Johnna includes:  Tossed salad with Creamy Italian dressing, Mushrom Chicken Marsala, Creamy Rice Pilaf, Grilled Asparagus, and assorted cheesecake slices.  Only $18 per person for the Special Dinner following the Memorial Mass at 5:00 p.m.  Send your checks to Jim Dixon, 20 Gozar Lane, 71909, by November 6.
Perpetual AdorationOn Sunday, November 12, the Perpetual Adoration team will celebrate its fourth anniversary.  The celebration will include a one-hour community adoration in the main body of the church at 3:00 p.m. followed by a reception in the Lower Hall to include coffee and sweets.  In addition to all regular and substitute adorers, all parishioners are invited to join us in the celebration.  The Lower Hall reception will include a presentation on Adoration by Deacon Matthew Glover, the Chancellor for Canonical Affairs for the Diocese of Little Rock.  For hall set-up and food planning, please call Mike Kerwin at 922-1531 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you plan to attend.
microphoneThe next Singles event is Open Mic Night which will be held at the Coronado Center on November 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  It will feature the many talented performers in the Village.  There is no charge to attend, but please sign-up on the sheet in the narthex.  Also, indicate whether or not you need a ride.  We may consider eating dinner together prior to the event and carpool to the Coronado Center from church.  Call Cathy Silk with suggestions or questions at 908-938-5545.
Blood DriveThe next drive, supported by the Knights of Columbus and hosted by the Village United Methodist Church at 200 Carmona Road, is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  The church is located near the intersection of Carmona Road and DeSoto Boulevard.  New donors can go to for detailed information and schedule an appointment.  Contact Bill Taylor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 501-922-0959, to schedule an appointment.
2017 Fr. Bill RhinehartPlease make plans to join us for a parish mission given by Father Bill Rhinehart November 6, 7 and 8 at 6:30 p.m. each evening.  (Please take note there will be no 9:00 a.m. Masses those three mornings).  Father Rhinehart's talks will take place in the context of Mass each evening, as the topic for the mission is "The Eucharist."  Please invite and encourage your friends, especially those who are "lukewarm" or not practicing their Catholic Faith to come. 

A collection will be taken on the last night of the mission to support the missionary efforts of the Vincentian priests.  Father Rhinehart will be available for individual reception of the Sacrament of Reconciliation each night of the mission from 5:15 - 6: 15 p.m.  Also, we will have an ice cream reception after Mass on Monday, the Sacrament of Anointing after Mass on Tuesday, and a final reception after Mass on Wednesday with food and drink.

Come be renewed in your appreciation of the Eucharist and grow even closer to the Lord.  Anyone who might need a ride to the mission, call Cathy at 922-2062, extension 17, or sign-up in the narthex to either requst or offer a ride.
Exercise Would you like to keep your bones and muscles strong?  Join our Exercise Class on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:00 a.m. in the Upper Hall of our church.  For information call Eileen Woods at 922-0436 or Mary Parks at 922-3311.  Please join us!
All Souls DayOn All Souls' Day, November 2, we will offer prayers at the Sacred Heart Columbarium for those interred there immediately following the regular 9:00 a.m. Mass.  A Mass will be offered at CedarVale Cemetery that same day at 11:30 a.m.  Please bring a chair, if you have one, for the Mass at the cemetery.
2017 acharya yuba md2This gathering is sponsored by CHI St. Vincent, and will be held at Sacred Heart on Thursday, November 2, at 10:00 a.m.  Cardiologist Yuba Acharya, M.D., will be featured.  The event is free and open to the public; so, please invite your friends.  Light snacks will be served.

The cardiologists at CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs are dedicated to providing the best treatments and technology available to treat heart disease.  Dr. Acharya, interventional cardiologist, will be at the breakfast to give an overview and answer questions.

Please add your name to the sign-up sheet in the narthex if you plan to attend.  We can then plan to have enough snacks and seating available for all.  If you have questions, call Cathy Silk at 908-938-5545.
voteAll parishioners are invited to nominate one or more parishioners for election to the Pastoral Council Commissions: Education, Liturgy, Parish Life and Social Justice and Charitable Outreach.  Nominators should secure the agreement of the individual)s) they wish to nominate.  Self-nominations are also encouraged. Nominations will be open from September 9 to September 24.  The election will take place the weekend of November 11/12.

Each elected parishioner will serve for two years and serve as liaison between his/her Commission and the Pastoral Council.  Normally, the Commissions and the Pastoral Council meet six times per year.  The responsibilities of the four Commissions will be detailed in a bulletin insert.

Nomination forms and a nomination box are in the narthex.  Questions about the nomination/election process and the responsibilities of the members of the Pastoral Council can be directed to any member of the Election Committee:  Tom Canavan at 204-9546, Sharon Board at 922-6995, and Rebecca Huber at 922-0966.
6 Month Unborn BabyYour baby's skin is reddish in color, wrinkled, and veins are visible through her translucent skin.  She responds to sounds by moving or increasing her mother's pulse.  Her mother could notice jerking motions if your baby hiccups.  By the end of the sixth month, your baby is about 12 inches long and weighs about two pounds.  Please pray for your baby and her mother.
Black and OrangeOur cocktail social will soon be here!  Have you circled October 30 on your calendar, 5:00 p.m?  And, have you called Dottie Asten at 922-5297 with your reservation?

Check your closets for your black and orange attire and be prepared to enjoy meeting new people and visiting with old friends.  We'll see you there!