Annual Catholic Appeal for 2020!

Please read this letter from the Diocese of Brooklyn in reference to the Annual Catholic Appeal.

Returning To Mass!

This Monday, June 29 we will begin to have daily mass again at Sacred Heart Church.The following weekend, July 4-5 we will begin Sunday Masses. Please take a few minutes to look at the short video about how the services will be conducted. Also read the Bulletin for information about the times of Masses. Note that there will not be a Sunday evening 5PM mass at present.


Celebrate Sunday’s Mass Online at Sacred Heart Church!

May 3, 2020

May 10, 2020

May 17, 2020

Feast of the Ascension

May 24

May 31-Pentecost Sunday

June 7-Trinity Sunday

June 14-Feast of Corpus Christi


June 28

Word of the Week

Keep up with the Word of the Week Scripture reflections!


June 7

June 14

June 21

June 28

July 5



Congratulations to our 2020 Graduates!

Monsignor Machalski and the entire staff of Sacred Heart Church Congratulates the students of Sacred Heart Academy who are 2020 Graduates. Best of Luck to all of you! Click the cap to see a congratulatory sign posted on the school fence in honor of our graduates.

Update on Opening of the Church for Prayer

The attached Memo is from Monsignor Machalski in regard to the opening of Sacred Church for prayer. There are specific times when you can come and reminders about the use of the Church for Prayer. The Church will be open only when there are volunteers there to facilitate. Welcome!

Prayer for Healing and Truth

Our nation has been through some very difficult times in the past few months due to the effects of the Pandemic and most recently because of the unrest and protests following the death of George Floyd. Attached is a prayer that the Sisters of Mercy share with you.

Prayer for Healing and Truth

Phase 1 of the Reopening of Churches-Bishop DiMarzio

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has released information on the 1st phase of reopening the Churches in the Brooklyn Diocese. Please read the letter from Msgr. Machalski about the information from our Bishop.


Read the Letters from our Pastor and the Sacred Heart Finance Committee regarding the present situation with the Covid-19 virus and its effects on us as a Parish Community.

From the Pastor and Finance Committee…

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New Census Form

(Note: you may receive an email message with the census form attached. You only need to fill out a census form once. Either download from here or the email message, fill out the form and then return it to the rectory. Thanks!)

New Census Form 2020


What Is An Indulgence


Sacred Heart Church Thanks All Essential Workers!

Monsignor Machalski had a sign made that is now posted on the fence near the rectory on 38th Avenue to thank all our essential workers for their hard work and sacrifices on our behalf. He and Fr. Alex Lee are pictured here with P.O. Dan Foran and P.O. Belinda Story from the 111th Precinct. They are our NCO’s –liaisons with our sector of Bayside and the precinct. Thanks to all our essential workers!

New Health & Wellness Series

Our Wellness sessions are continuing via ZOOM. If you are interested in participating, please email your name and email to Sister Kathleen at
Barbara Speedling will be addressing the issue of staying the course during this pandemic and what we can do for our overall health: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.
Tuesday, June 2nd at 1pm.

Spiritual Support For Parishioners

The following links are offered to you during this difficult time of separation from our parish community. Let us all pray for one another and help one another as best we can. Check back for additional links.

Sr. Kathleen

A Faith Response to the Coronavirus

A Prayer for Uncertain Times


(Brief Reflections on the week’s Scripture readings)



Sacred Heart Prayer Garden

Consider ordering a brick in memory of/or to honor a relative or friend. Order forms for the bricks can be found AT THE APPROPRIATE LINK BELOW, or can be picked up at the rectory. Orders can be submitted at any time. However, bricks will be ordered and planted in the fall and spring only. Those who order bricks will be notified of the date for the Blessing of the newly planted bricks.

Contact: Sr. Ellen Smith at 718-428-2200 EXT. 104 (Tuesdays/Wednesdays
from 9-3PM.)

Order forms must be downloaded, filled out and returned to the Rectory.

4X8 Brick Order

8X8 Brick Order