8:30 AM - Noon & 1:00 pm - 4:30 PM
Reconciliation: Saturday 3:00 - 3:30pm or by appointment
Baptisms:First Sunday of the month (except during Lent)
Baptismal Preparation: Phone the Parish Office (802) 442-3141
Marriage: Contact a priest at least six months before the wedding date
The faith community of Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales welcomes new visitors as well as old friends to join us in prayer and celebration. Please join us for Mass, in prayer and fellowship or as a guest at one of the church community’s many special events.
We are a warm, vibrant parish and are always happy to see new faces. If you are new to the Bennington area and are interested in becoming a member of the parish, please stop by the parish office or contact us for additional information. We are glad to have you with us.
Christmas and New Year’s Mass Schedule
Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales
Fourth Sunday of Advent
Saturday, December 23rd at 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 24th at 9:00 am**
** Please note the change of time/schedule for this Mass
Christmas Masses ~ Fr. Bob Wiseman, CSC
Sunday, December 24th
4:00 pm ~ Traditional Music led by the Youth Ensemble
8:00 pm ~ Music with Cantor and Organ
12:00 Midnight ~ Music with the Church Choir
Monday, December 25th
9:00 am ~ Traditional Music with Cantor and Organ
Saturday/Sunday, Dec 30/31 ~ Holy Family
Fr. Bob Wiseman, CSC
Regular 4:00 pm, 7:30 am, and 9:30 am
Solemnity of Mary ~ Fr. Bob Wiseman, CSC
December 31st at 6:00 pm and
January 1st at 9:00 am
12/13/17 4:30 am
Reading 1 Is 40:25-31
To whom can you liken me as an equal?Read More
12/12/17 4:30 am
Reading 1 Zec 2:14-17
Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion!Read More
12/11/17 4:30 am
Reading 1 Is 35:1-10
The desert and the parched land will exult;Read More
Learn more here about the rich history of Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales parish.
A Note from Father Bob
BY FR. NEIL WACK, C.S.C.
12/13/17 11:48 am
by Robin Gomes
According to the Holy See, an unbalanced and unjust trade creates social exclusion and inequality, offends human dignity and neglects the common good of humanity. A healthy world economy needs a more efficient way of interacting which ensures the economic and well-being of all countries, not just a few, said Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva on Tuesday.Read More
12/13/17 11:21 am
(Vatican Radio) The Director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Greg Burke, briefed reporters at the Sala Stampa on Wednesday, regarding the work of the “C9” small council of Cardinals studying the reform of the Roman Curia. The members met for three days this week, starting Monday, to discuss specific issues related to the ongoing process of Curial reform.
Listen to the report by Christopher Altieri:Read More
12/13/17 11:21 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appointed as the new bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland, Bishop Brendan Kelly, who presently serves as Bishop of Achrony.
Bishop Kelly was born 20 May 1946 and ordained priest on 20 June 1971. He spent many of his early years of priesthood teaching in various colleges across the Diocese of Clonfert. Between 1986 and 1995 he was president of Our Lady’s College in Gort. He also spent a year ministering to the sick and disabled as part of the Larche community in France.Read More