We are located in Ione, California, in the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada. We are one of six Roman Catholic churches in the Amador Catholic Community, a part of the Diocese of Sacramento. Bishop Jaime Soto is the Bishop of Sacramento. Father Larry Beck is our pastor, Fr. Michael Olszewski our Parochial Vicar, and Father Thomas Relihan is our Pastor Emeritus.
Welcome to Sacred Heart Church!
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church
(a mission church of St. Katharine Drexel Parish)
Whatever may befall me Lord, though dark the hour may be;
209-223-2970 (St. Katharine Drexel Parish Center contact number)
If you would like something included in the current weekly bulletin, please e-mail Maryanne at email@example.com or call SKD directly at the Amador Catholic Center at 223-2970. The information must reach them no later than 4:30 pm on Monday.
►Faith Formation for grades K-8. If you have any questions about our Faith Formation program, please contact our Coordinator Maureen Curran at 274-4454. Classes are held after the 8 am mass on Sundays.
Thanks for making a difference!
►Coming in August:
August 19 - Sacred Heart Leadership Committee Mtg.
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Sacred Heart News:
The month of August:
The month of August is traditionally dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The physical heart of Mary is venerated (and not adored as the Sacred Heart of Jesus is) because it is united to her person and is the seat of her love (especially for her divine Son), virtue, and inner life. Such devotion is an incentive to a similar love and virtue. On October 31, 1942, Pope Pius XII made a solemn Act of Consecration of the Church and the whole world to the Immaculate Heart. Let us remember this devotion year-round, but particularly through the month of August.
Holy Father's Intentions for the Month of August, 2014:
St. Katharine Drexel Parish: Parish Center Update:
Katharine Drexel Parish Center:
Office Hours: 9:am -- 4:30 pm
Days of Operation: Monday -- Friday